I don’t think that the electors exercising their independent judgment is revolutionary. To the contrary, I believe that is precisely what the Constitution imagined. So when I call on the Electors to do the democratic thing, I am asking them to exercise their judgment consistent with the principle of 1 person, 1 vote. That in my view is their job.

As to whether we will need a new constitution: I don’t know, and I hope not. I am a supporter of the Article V convention process. I believe that process can propose the amendments our constitution needs. Or almost all of them. It doesn’t need to abolish the electoral college, if electors understand their democratic mandate. But of course, in the end, if we can’t get to a constitution that gives America a representative democracy through this constitution, then of course, like our founders, we’ll have to find a way to a new one.

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