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Electoral Freedom

A presidential elector from California – joining electors from Colorado and Washington state – says in a federal lawsuit filed Dec. 9 that he should be allowed to vote his conscience at the Electoral College, but state law makes it a crime for him to vote for anyone other than the winner of California’s popular vote.

SAN FRANCISCO – A presidential elector from California – joining electors from Colorado and Washington state – says in a federal lawsuit filed Dec. 9 that he should be allowed to vote his conscience at the Electoral College, but state law makes it a crime for him to vote for anyone other than the winner of California’s popular vote.

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