A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas announced Monday in a New York Times op-ed piece that he will not be casting his vote on Dec. 19 for President-elect Donald Trump.
Paramedic Christopher Suprun says Trump “shows daily he is not qualified for the office.”
Suprun does not believe president-elects should be rejected because electors disagree with their policies or because they didn’t win the popular vote. His argument for voting against Trump is rooted in the founding fathers’ reasons for creating the Electoral College in the first place.
“Alexander Hamilton provided a blueprint for states’ votes,” Suprun wirtes. “Federalist 68 argued that an Electoral College should determine if candidates are…