Could Republicans ignore the popular vote and choose their own pro-Trump electors?

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Donald Trump escalated his efforts to undermine the 2020 election this week. Republicans are reportedly considering the possibility of asking state legislatures to ignore the will of the popular vote and appoint electors favorable to the president. Trump also declined to say whether he would accept a peaceful transfer of power...
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Published on September 27, 2020 -  00:39
Analysis: Trump's Doubled Down On Appealing To His Base. And It's Backfiring
The percentage of voters who see President Donald Trump as conservative has jumped during his presidency compared to his 2016 campaign. But according to CNN contributor Harry Enten, that's not good news for Trump as the general election looms. In efforts to appease the base, Trump has failed to appeal to those outside of it. There are more Democrats and independents than there are Republicans in the electorate. Today, Quinnipiac's polling has Trump down with independents by 8 points, and his deficit among Democrats has ballooned from 84 points to 94 points. If Trump ends up losing, it'll be because his gains with the Republican base have not been offset by his losses among other voters.

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