According to the Constitution, even after the electorate has cast its vote, the decision is handed to representatives of each state — known as the Electoral College — who cast another vote determining who becomes president.
The electoral college, which consists of party members elected by local people to represent them in Congress, is set to meet on December 19 and although the electors traditionally support the will of the people, it is possible they could overturn the election result if enough vote are cast for Hillary Clinton.
Going against the popular vote, or abstaining from voting altogether, is known as going “faithless”. But going faithless is incredibly rare, with more than 99 percent of electors throughout American history having voted as pledged, according to an analysis by the New York Times. …
But with the Democrat backlash against Trump and protesters voicing their anger across the country, the possibility of the loophole being exploited is gaining momentum.
The global elite are making it increasingly clear they have grown tired of democracy. They didn’t get the result they wanted this time, even with a sycophantic media fully pushing their candidate. So how else can they have their way with the US?
If they pulled this stunt with the electoral college, it would signal the end of democracy. The fig leaf of legality would be too thin.
hat-tip Philip Barton