Thread: [Continuation] 2020 Presidential Election part 3
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Old 9th November 2020, 05:29 PM   #355
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Originally Posted by TahiniBinShawarma View Post
Memory, isn't that what was hoped would be done last time with Trump beating Clinton? That because he didn't win the popular vote that legislatures should send electors for Clinton?
Handpicking the electors, not auditing the election, is perhaps the only way the Leg might insert themselves, but the SCOTUS in the past has ruled that a Leg. can only determine how electors are chosen by passing a law, which means the Governor has to sign it. Also, doing so after an election is over, for that election, is sketchy.

This is the only place at which my paranoia comes back, as this SCOTUS is not that SCOTUS of the past.
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