Today, several of Colorado’s electoral college voters, or electors, attempted one of the dumbest and most bizarre attempts to block the electoral college from electing Donald Trump the next president of the United States.
According to their
evil dumb plan, by ignoring the will of the people in their state and NOT voting for Hillary Clinton, other electors would ignore the people of their states and not vote for Donald Trump. Then, Trump would not get the number of votes he needed to ascent to the presidency and the election would be thrown into the House of Representatives where Ohio Governor John Kasich or another Republican could be elected. At least, we think that was their plan. It was so dumb, it was hard to even follow.
The twists and turns during the vote happened so quickly that we decided to Storify it for you, in case you weren’t glued to your seat watching live or down at the Capitol (because why would you be?).
Here’s the play by play: