electoral-college

Pa. appeals court dismissed GOP lawmaker suit challenging presidential results as state meets safe harbor deadline

BY: - December 9, 2020

The lawsuit is one of a number brought against Pennsylvania’s election results, which show an 80,000-plus vote lead for Democrat Joe Biden against Republican President Donald Trump.

GOP leaders — once again — say they can’t overturn election results, but send letter disputing results to Congress

BY: - December 4, 2020

Repeating a point they have made for the past month, Pennsylvania’s Republican legislative leadership released a letter Thursday affirming that the General Assembly cannot overturn the results of the 2020 election in the Keystone State.

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The Electoral College is dangerously vulnerable to manipulation. It’s time to fix it | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - December 2, 2020

The Electoral College certainly can be criticized. But it does work in its fashion. Its actual dangers are real, however, and should be addressed.

Threatening primaries, Trump supporters make one last pitch for Pa. Republicans to block election results

BY: - November 30, 2020

Republicans in the House and Senate have been saying since before the election they have no mechanism to change the presidential outcome.

Pa. conservatives’ hopes for subpoena-fueled election investigation quashed by political reality

BY: - November 22, 2020

The effort was first announced at a press conference last week, when 26 House and Senate Republicans — barely a fifth of all GOP lawmakers — called for the General Assembly to delay the certification of Pennsylvania’s 2020 results until lawmakers could conduct their own election audit.

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Political seer Sabato says Pa. ‘leans Democrat’ in critical Electoral College fight | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 26, 2020

With polls showing Joe Biden with leads in key battleground states, here's some more bad news for Trump in a state he badly needs to carry in 2020.

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Pandemic politics: What if Biden and Trump tie in the Electoral College? History provides a guide | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - April 29, 2020

What would happen if the election is decided by rogue voters in the Electoral College? it could lead to the worst split since the Civil War.