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    National Popular Vote Push Gets Derailed in Federal Court

    Updated: August 23, 2019 at 12:59 pm EST  See Comments

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    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it was unconstitutional for Colorado’s Secretary of State to remove a duly elected elector just because he didn’t want to vote for Hillary. He cast his electoral vote in 2016 for John Kasich in hopes that enough electors would do the same, and throw the election to the House of Representatives. But Tuesday’s ruling puts serious dent in the “National Popular Vote Interstate Compact”…the Democrat attempt to circumvent the Constitution.

    “Article II and the Twelfth Amendment provide presidential electors the right to cast a vote for President and Vice President with discretion. And the state does not possess countervailing authority to remove an elector and to cancel his vote in response to the exercise of that Constitutional right.” 10th Circuit Court

    It was an attempt to get rid of Trump at an early stage, but it failed. Colorado’s Secretary of State removed Democrat Michael Baca and chose another elector because the state voted for Hillary. The court said that was an unconstitutional move- that they had no authority to control the votes of electors.

    The latest Democrat attempt to circumvent the Electoral College comes in the form of the National Popular

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