Tag Archives: electoral college

Michelle Malkin Tells Sean Hannity: Any Elector Who Dumps Trump Is A Traitor And Saboteur [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Michelle Malkin had some strong words on Fox News tonight for any electors going against Donald Trump. She told Sean Hannity that clearly a lot of liberals are “still suffering from post-election trauma,” saying she has more pity than anger for them at this point. But as for any electors planning on going against Trump, Malkin had this …

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Celebs Urge Electors To Dump Trump [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: There’s a new celebrity PSA out tonight featuring some big-name actors asking members of the electoral college to do the right thing and step in to vote their conscience (a.k.a. not Donald Trump). Martin Sheen, Richard Schiff, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, BD Wong, Bob Odenkirk, Moby, and some other big names all appear in the video for Unite …

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CALIFORNIA: Trump Seeks To Intervene In Lawsuit To Unbind Electors From Popular Vote Winners

Politico reports: For the second time in a week, Donald Trump has warned a federal judge that a lawsuit brought by a Democratic presidential elector could jeopardize his bid for the presidency. In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Northern California, Trump’s attorney urges Judge Edward Davila, a 2011 Barack Obama appointee, to allow him to intervene and …

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Trump Elector: I Refuse To Cast My Vote For Donald Trump Because I’ve Sworn To Defend The Constitution

From his op-ed published tonight by the New York Times: I am a Republican presidential elector, one of the 538 people asked to choose officially the president of the United States. Since the election people have asked me to change my vote based on policy disagreements with Donald J. Trump. In some cases, they cite the popular vote difference. I …

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Hillary’s Popular Vote Lead Passes One Million

And somehow there are still many votes yet to be counted: Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote over President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 1 million, according to Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report. As the final vote counts continue to trickle in a week after Election Day, Wasserman’s tally found that Clinton had 61,963,234 votes to Trump’s …

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Sen. Barbara Boxer Files Bill To Abolish Electoral College

The Los Angeles Times reports: Retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) filed legislation Tuesday to abolish the Electoral College in light of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote but still losing the election. Such legislation makes a statement after an election that shocked Democrats, but is unlikely to gain traction with Republicans holding control of both chambers of Congress …

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Trump Flip-Flops On The Electoral College

Business Insider reports: President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed critics who point out that Hillary Clinton will likely win the overall popular vote despite losing the 2016 election. In a series of tweets Tuesday morning, Trump claimed that if the US did not adhere to its Electoral College system, which proportionally divvies out votes to states based on population, the …

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Michael Dukakis: Abolish The Electoral College

Politico reports: Former Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis, who lost to George H.W. Bush in 1988, re-upped his call to abolish the Electoral College after Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump on Tuesday. “Hillary won this election, and when the votes are all counted, by what will likely be more than a million votes. So how come she isn’t going …

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2.2 Million Sign Change.Org Petition Calling For The Electoral College’s Electors To Vote For Hillary Clinton

Four years ago when he thought that Mitt Romney had won the popular vote, Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade, calling for a “revolution” against the Electoral College. This week, millions of liberals have agreed with him. Via Mediaite: Over 2.2 million people have signed a petition urging the electoral college to ignore the actual result of the 2016 …

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Final Emerson College Poll Predicts Hillary Landslide

Via press release: Amidst a general tightening of the race in key battleground states and a pattern of both Democratic and Republican voters coming home to the major-party candidates, Emerson College Polling is predicting that Hillary Clinton will win the Electoral College by a lopsided margin of 323-215. The map, shown below, reflects recent Emerson polling results in battleground and …

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NEW FOX MAP: Hillary 287, Trump 174, Toss-Up 77

Fox News this morning issued the above Electoral College map in which they move Florida and Nevada to the toss-up category and shift North Carolina to leaning Democratic. But a new poll released today shows a dead heat in the Tar Heel state in both the presidential and gubernatorial races: Donald Trump pulled even with Hillary Clinton in the critical …

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Larry Sabato Updates Electoral Map

From 270 To Win: Hillary Clinton’s advantage over Donald Trump has eroded somewhat since our last review of electoral forecasts on October 26th. Much of the change has been around forecasters moving states to toss-up that they had previously characterized as leaning toward Clinton. Several forecasters followed this reclassification with Florida as it has tightened considerably in the polls. Trump …

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Trump Camp Issues Unrealistic Electoral Map

NBC News scoffs: A new memo released by Donald Trump’s campaign shows how his team hopes to compete in toss-up battleground states in the waning weeks of the 2016 election. But the Trump team’s battleground map is far more optimistic than assessments by almost all outside experts, including NBC News. Trump’s campaign lists a total of 12 tossup states: Nevada, …

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Karl Rove Does The Math: Trump Can’t Win [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: “He has 186 electoral votes in states that he either leads outside of the margin of error or is thought comfortably put away. That compares to Romney’s 206. That’s Romney’s states minus Arizona and North Carolina, where he’s behind, plus Iowa, where he’s ahead. There’s only one other — he’s ahead in Ohio by less …

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REUTERS: Hillary Will Win With 326 Electoral Votes

Reuters reports: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. In the last week, there has been little movement. Clinton leads Donald Trump in most of the states that Trump would need should he …

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Electoral College Prediction On Clinton Vs Trump

The University of Virginia Center For Politics has posted its “Crystal Ball” electoral college prediction on a Clinton vs Trump match-up, which shows Clinton winning the general election by a huge margin. The group acknowledges that their map is “ridiculously premature.” They write: Yes, more than seven long months remain until the election, and all kinds of unexpected twists and …

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Here’s Your First 2016 Electoral Map

From the University of Virginia’s Center For Politics: We had some differences of opinion about the Leans Democratic states in the Midwest and the Northeast, as well as a handful of states that typically go Republican. For instance, we considered starting Pennsylvania and Wisconsin as Toss-ups to reflect how close they could be in a tight national election. However, given …

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Tea Party Leader: Romney Can Still Win

“Mitt Romney carried 24 states. We need to have conservative activists from all over the nation contact the electors, the Republican Party and the secretary of state in all of these states and tell them not to participate in the Electoral College when it meets on Dec. 17.  If we can get 17 of those states (just over one-third) to …

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If Only White Men Had Voted

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Nate Silver’s Map Vs The Result

Silver’s prediction is on top.

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