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A Republic if You Can Keep It

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN—at the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, when queried as he left Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation—in the notes of Dr. James McHenry, one of Maryland’s delegates to the Convention. McHenry’s notes were first published in The American Historical Review,vol. 11, 1906, and the anecdote on p. 618 reads: “A…

10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules Electoral College members not bound by popular vote

NH Trump Rally 2019

Sauce: https://apnews.com/5c31277ba2cf43ada82048662eb8b31c The Electoral College system is established in the Constitution. When voters cast a ballot for president, they are actually choosing members of the Electoral College, called electors, who are pledged to that presidential candidate. The electors then choose the president. Electors almost always vote for the popular vote winner, and some states have…