U.S. States Prepare for 2020 Election ‘Faithless’ Electors Battle


The U.S. election system is often under pressure as the battle for President in 2020 between Joe Biden and Donald Trump is expected to be one of the tightest in history. The latest moves in the U.S. Supreme Court have been made to make sure the people who cast the votes for President do so in good faith. Although we may believe the Electoral College used to decide who will become the President of the U.S. is set in stone within the Constitution of the United States, the truth is a vote has to be cast by an individual. Each state has designated voters who cast their ballot based on the popular vote in their state, but some have been known to go rogue.

A recent Supreme Court decision has taken the issue of who an Electoral College voter can cast their ballot for out of their hands and back into the power of the people. In the past, there have been cases of these voters casting a blank ballot or changing the name of the person who won the popular vote. The case came to a head following the case of two Democrat voters who decided to try and convince Republicans to vote for a more moderate candidate than President Donald Trump.

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