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Claiming Clinton Actually Won, Three Florida Voters Sue for Recount


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Claiming Clinton Actually Won, Three Florida Voters Sue for Recount

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Three Florida voters have launched a recount effort in their state, suing on Monday for a hand recount of all paper ballots and alleging the state's official presidential election results were incorrect due to hacking, malfunctioning voting machines, and other problems.


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Election outcomes are not determined by the popular vote. They are determined by the Electoral College. This is a convoluted system that few understand (Google it). This is why we have had a number of presidents who did not win the majority of the popular vote. In a nutshell, the Electoral College is described as "the group of people who actually elect the president of the United States."

I was first old enough to understand what people meant when they called for ending the Electoral College system when I was in elementary school, some 50 years ago. I don't expect to see that happen. Those who have the power the change this system are the very people who have benefited from it.


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I don't get it.

I mean, I know what the Electoral College is, but I don't get what it has to do with this article?


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Not only that, millions were screwed off the voters list by a Republican program called CrossCheck: