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S 6886 - Requires Electors to Vote for the Presidential Candidate Who Won the Most Votes in Their State - New York Key Vote

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Title: Requires Electors to Vote for the Presidential Candidate Who Won the Most Votes in Their State

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidate that won the most votes in their state.

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  • Requires each elector to cast their ballot for president and vice president for the candidates for these officers who received the highest number of votes within the state (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that refusal or failure to vote for the candidates who received the highest number of votes will constitute a resignation from the office as an elector and any such vote by an elector will not be recorded (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that nothing in this bill should be interpreted as modifying or repealing title 4 of this article, the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote (Sec. 1).

Title: Requires Electors to Vote for the Presidential Candidate Who Won the Most Votes in Their State

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