May 22, 2020 VOM Podcast

Faithless Electors Allowed

Are the 538 presidential electors in the Electoral College able to choose who they wish, or are they bound to vote in accordance with election results?

It’s an important question as the 2020 general election looms and the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on two cases involving so-called “faithless electors.” Author and constitutional scholar Rob Natelson, who wrote court briefings regarding the cases, joined Voices of Montana to discuss issue.