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GOP electors cite rural voice in Electoral College

 


ATLANTA — As members of the Electoral College prepare to choose Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, some Republican electors say they are defending rural and small-town America against big-state liberalism and its support for national popular vote leader Hillary Clinton.

But the picture is more complicated.

"Our Founding Fathers established the Electoral College because those larger states, those larger areas, don't necessarily need to be the ones that rule," said Mary Sue McClurkin, a Republican elector from Alabama.

http://www.startribune.com/gop-electors-cite-rural-voice-in-electoral-college/407295766/

 

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