There's a lot of people out there who don't want Donald Trump to be President of the United States. (Maybe that's because he lost the popular vote by more than 2.5 million? Hmmm.)
Over 4.7 million people have signed a petition calling on the Electoral College to stop Donald Trump from being President. And that's something that could happen; it is actually possible for members of the Electoral college to vote for person they believe is most fit to become President. As The Independent points out, "Hillary Clinton won millions more votes than Donald Trump, but Mr Trump became President-elect because of the voting system."
“On December 19, the Electors of the Electoral College will cast their ballots,” the petition writes. “If they all vote the way their states voted, Donald Trump will win. However, in 14 of the states in Trump’s column, they can vote for Hillary Clinton without any legal penalty if they choose.”
It goes on to say that Hillary won the popular vote, and should therefore be President.
“But the Electoral College can actually give the White House to either candidate. So why not use this most undemocratic of our institutions to ensure a democratic result?”
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