The end of the Presidential General Election is just the beginning of the Electoral College Election. Alexander Hamilton not only helped promote the idea of our Electoral College at the 1787 Constitutional Convention and in Federalist Paper #68, he put his words into action (in a way) by blocking the election of Aaron Burr after the 1800 General Election. Hence the Hamilton Project as outlined below.

Alexander Hamilton

There are currently 18 States listed below which do not have laws against so-called “Faithless Electors” (I for one prefer the term “Faithful Electors” for reasons outlined below). Many viewers might instantly think of the Supreme Court’s 2020 Chiafalo v. Washington decision, which allows States to punish so-called Faithless Electors, but note the Court’s decision “allows” but does not “force.” In other words, the below 18 States can continue as is and have no obligation to prohibit Faithful Electors from voting for, say, a Bill Hammons who made a strong enough showing with the cards he was dealt in 2020 to receive enough Faithful Elector votes to win the magic #3 slot should the Presidential Election be thrown to the House of Representatives, per the 12th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

So rest assured that this campaign will be reaching out to appropriate Electors after Election Day, but, in the meantime, just vote for Hammons and spread the word, knowing that the end of the 2020 Election isn’t the end of the story!

  1. Arkansas (6 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+15)
  2. Georgia (16 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+5)
  3. Idaho (4 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+19)
  4. Illinois (20 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index D+7)
  5. Iowa (6 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+19)
  6. Kansas (6 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+13)
  7. Kentucky (8 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+15)
  8. Louisiana (8 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+11)
  9. Missouri (10 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+9)
  10. New Jersey (14 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index D+7)
  11. New York (29 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index D+12)
  12. Pennsylvania (20 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index EVEN)
  13. Rhode Island (4 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index D+10)
  14. South Dakota (3 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+14)
  15. Texas (38 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+8)
  16. Utah (6 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+20)
  17. Vermont (3 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index D+15)
  18. West Virginia (5 Electoral College Votes / Partisan Voting Index R+19)

Sources:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faithless_elector#/media/File:Faithless_elector_states.svg
  2. https://wrhammons.com/politics/president/electoral-college-votes/
  3. https://wrhammons.com/politics/congressional/senate/pvi-by-state/

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