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Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish 'Faithless Electors' Who Buck Popular Vote [Video]

Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish 'Faithless Electors' Who Buck Popular Vote

The high court was unanimous in its ruling that the laws at issue in a pair of disputes from Washington and Colorado are constitutional. The decision from the Supreme Court comes just months ahead of..

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 01:45Published
US Supreme Court says Colorado, other states can remove 'faithless electors' [Video]

US Supreme Court says Colorado, other states can remove 'faithless electors'

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that Colorado is allowed to require its presidential electors to vote for the winner of the state’s popular vote in a presidential election and may..

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 02:37Published
Supreme Court rules Electoral College voters can't go rogue [Video]

Supreme Court rules Electoral College voters can't go rogue

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to free "faithless electors" in the complex Electoral College system that decides the outcome of presidential elections from state laws that force them to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published
Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish Electoral College Voters [Video]

Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish Electoral College Voters

Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish Electoral College Voters The Supreme Court granted states the right to punish electors who do not fulfill pledges to vote for a state's popular vote winner in..

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News conference: US Supreme Court says Colorado, other states can remove 'faithless electors' [Video]

News conference: US Supreme Court says Colorado, other states can remove 'faithless electors'

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that Colorado is allowed to require its presidential electors to vote for the winner of the state’s popular vote in a presidential election and may..

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 24:27Published
US Supreme Court hears arguments over whether or not Electoral College members are 'free agents' [Video]

US Supreme Court hears arguments over whether or not Electoral College members are 'free agents'

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for an hour Wednesday morning in the Colorado "faithless electors" case as to whether Electoral College voters may be bound by states to cast their ballots..

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Supreme Court justices worry about 'chaos' in electors dispute [Video]

Supreme Court justices worry about 'chaos' in electors dispute

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday indicated skepticism toward whether "electors" in the Electoral College system may disregard laws directing them to back the candidate who prevails in their..

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'Consequences Could Be Chaotic': Supreme Court Considers Arguments About Faithless Electors [Video]

'Consequences Could Be Chaotic': Supreme Court Considers Arguments About Faithless Electors

The Supreme Court listened to arguments Wednesday about a voting issue in Colorado that could have important consequences for the 2020 presidential election: faithless electors.

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Full Supreme Court oral arguments in Colorado Dept. of State v. Baca [Video]

Full Supreme Court oral arguments in Colorado Dept. of State v. Baca

Listen to the full oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Colorado Department of State v. Baca.

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 01:15Published
Justice Sotomayor Recuses Herself From “Faithless Electors” Case [Video]

Justice Sotomayor Recuses Herself From “Faithless Electors” Case

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has reportedly recused herself from a Colorado “faithless electors case.”

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