What prevents a state from going rogue on the Electoral College?
The Supreme Court also ruled this year on the question of "faithless" electors, like the one in 2016 who voted for Bernie Sanders rather than Hillary Clinton. The court settled that issue, said Adav Noti, senior director for trial litigation at the Campaign Legal Center. A duly chosen elector must vote for the candidate who wins the popular vote, Noti said. "If they don't do that, they're automatically replaced by someone else," Noti said. "There's no room for deviation."
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