Pennsylvania’s 20 electors have reportedly been bombarded by calls, emails, letters urging them not to vote for Donald Trump.

via Report: Pa. Electors Assigned Police Protection — CBS Pittsburgh

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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