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The Ultimate Electoral College Counting Thread!

Alright buckle up with me folks, let’s live tweet this whole thing and have a discussion of what happens!

Let’s Jump in!

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Thread Summary

-Quick overview of the law
-What I expect to happen today
-Historical fun times in Electoral College history (w/ videos!)
-Look to see how Trumpism is dealing with life
-Live tweeting the EC

Ask questions, make comments, send me tweets from idiots, anything!
“Can Pence Throw out votes?”
No. The Constitution says Pence opens all certified votes and then announces them, and asks for objections.

That's it.

The ECA only adds two things: Pence asks for objections, and maintains orders.

That's it.

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1/ .@rexsantus wrote a great piece today in .@VICENews about why the most important strikes of time are illegal.

In my recent book #TEMP, I wrote about what #labor can learn from @Uber: power is more important than law.

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2/ #Uber, when it started, was clearly illegal and its expansion smashed through all the regulations. Just like organized labor did in the 1930s. The industrial unions of the 1930s illegal seized property in a #sitdown strike in #Flint.

3/ When the #UAW shut down that one factory—with only a few hundred workers—all of #GM stopped. Production collapsed from 50,000 cars a month to nearly zero. All of its suppliers stopped as well. The largest corporation in America was brought to its knees.
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