Thread: [Continuation] 2020 Presidential Election part 3
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Old 9th November 2020, 05:35 PM   #360
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Originally Posted by TahiniBinShawarma View Post
Doing some quick reading on it. The constitution leaves it up to the legislatures on how to choose electors. HOWEVER, all legislatures have enacted laws on giving the electoral votes to whoever wins the states popular vote.

So the legislatures are tied into the popular vote. It's basically going to be the court deciding on everything.

Although that doesn't change that legislatures are going to be poking around with investigations. They have that power irrespective of the governor.
selecting electors is different significantly than investigations. The Leg can investigate all they want but it changes nothing about the power and schedule for how an election is audited and certified. Unless they go contrary to past SCOTUS and hand pick the electors.
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