Pennsylvania’s 20 electors have reportedly been bombarded by calls, emails, letters urging them not to vote for Donald Trump.
Technically, electors in Pennsylvania are not required to vote for the candidate who won the state, but defections are rare.
According to our partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, when the group travels to the state Capitol on Monday, they will be joined by plainclothes state police troopers for protection
Ash Kare, a Republican from Warren County, said he gets 3,000 to 5,000 emails, letters, and phone calls a day from as far away as overseas countries.
“But this is stupid. Nobody is standing up and telling these people, ‘Enough, knock it off,’ ” he said.
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