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Sia☺giah
They get to appoint their electors according to how the
Mon Nov 5, 2018 7:47pm
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LEGISLATURE directs (IOW, congress? or they can decide how they CHOOSE their own electors.) I didn't even mention how they CHOOSE electors and don't especially care how.

Each state doesn't get to decide how many electors they get, only how they choose them.

What it doesn't say is that they may COUNT them any way they want, which is what I was talking about when I discussed how they are AWARDED (to whomever won them or winner take all) As a matter of fact, they were ORIGINALLY counted individually in the way I said it was set up to be done so that NO state was red or blue, but purple. For CONVENIENCE, most states eventually changed it to winner takes all, but it was NOT written that way.

  • actually DID leave it to the States to determine how their Electors would be selected. "Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legislature thereof may direct , a number of Electors...." The... more
    • They get to appoint their electors according to how the — Sia☺giah, Mon Nov 5 7:47pm
      • "Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legislature thereof may direct , a number of Electors...." Now, what do you think "THE LEGISLATURE THEREOF " means? It means each State may decide all ... more
      • quite a few years since I was in school, it was the STATE legislature that assigns the electors. And in the beginning, the electors themselves had quite a bit more power than they do now as I recall. ... more
    • ...and didn't want to empower them. But look what happened. I think we should not be afraid to fix what's broken. It certainly didn't stop the Founders, and they were up against Divine Writ, you... more
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