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Supreme Court Protects Electoral College, Says States Can Punish Faithless Electors

The US Supreme Court on Monday said states can punish ‘faithless electors’ if they go rogue and break a pledge to vote for a state’s popular vote winner in a presidential election.

The Supreme Court upheld state laws that may remove or fine rogue delegates.

The Supreme Court ruled in a 9-0 vote.

“Today, we consider whether a State may also penalize an elector for breaking his pledge and voting for someone other than the presidential candidate who won his State’s popular vote. We hold that a State may do so,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote.

“The Constitution’s text and the Nation’s history both support allowing a State to enforce an elector’s pledge to support his party’s nominee — and the state voters’ choice — for President,” she added.

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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