For weeks, the media has focused on “faithless electors” not casting their votes for President-elect Donald Trump, but it turns out former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a bigger problem in this arena.
In fact, Clinton had more “faithless electors” than any presidential candidate in more than a century. Seven electors chose to buck their state’s preferred candidate this year, the most since 1912 when eight electors had to change their votes because Republican vice presidential candidate James S. Sherman died before the election.
Five Washington Democratic electors did not vote for Clinton. Another three electors in Maine, Minnesota and Colorado tried to buck Clinton, but were blocked from doing so by state laws. Only two Republican electors did not back Trump. – READ MORE