Hamilton Electors

Hamilton Electors is a self-styled term of Democratic and Republican members of the United States Electoral College who have declared their intention to assign their vote for winner of the 2016 United States presidential election to a consensus Republican candidate other than the presumptive president-elect Donald Trump (Republican), thereby also eschewing popular vote winnner Hillary Clinton (Democrat), in a synchronized systematic faithless elector revolt against their pledged candidates at the Electoral College on December 19, 2016,
Although electors who have declared themselves as Hamilton Electors consists of both Democratic and Republican electors, the movement is largely headed by Democrats to sway more Republicans to join the movement.
As of December 5, 2016, several members of the electoral college, both from the Democratic Party and Republican Party, have publicly stated their intention to vote faithlessly and bipartisanly for a consensus Republican other than Donald Trump, at the Electoral College vote.
Fourteen days before the scheduled Electoral College vote, Texas Republican elector Christopher Suprun publicly pledged to not cast his vote for Donald Trump. Another Texas Republican elector, Art Sisneros, willingly resigned rather than vote for Trump. A Georgia Republican elector, Baoky Vu, was forced to resign after publically stating he would not vote for Trump.
It is unclear how many more electors, especially Republican electors, intend to become faithless and vote for a Republican other than Trump without declaring their intentions publically. Christopher Suprun, however, indicated that he was personally aware of several other Republican electors who have been in confidential contact with him in their plan to vote faithlessly, saying they "will start discussing names specifically and see who meets the test that we could all get behind."
Legal council and support
A Hamilton Electors' website has been set up for the purpose of achieving the stated goal of the electoral college revolt to install an alternative Republican candidate as winner of the President of the United States.
On December 6, 2016, Lawrence Lessig, a prominent Harvard University law professor and former Democratic presidential candidate, announced he was "teaming with a California-based law firm to offer legal support for any members of the Electoral College seeking to oppose President-elect Donald Trump."
Lessig cited the council and support would be provided anonymously given the pressure that the Republican electors who have gone public have been subjected to, including being forced to resign, after declaring their intention to become faithless electors against Trump.
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