Maine vows to fight back if Trump tries to steal Nebraska Electoral College vote

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The Maine House majority leader is vowing to oppose any move by Nebraska’s Republican governor that would give Trump the only split vote in the state’s Electoral College.

Politico reported:
State House Majority Leader Maureen Terry said in a statement Friday that the Democratic-controlled Legislature would be “forced to act to restore fairness” if Nebraska’s Republican governor signs legislation that would make the state a would make state. winner-take-all election in 2024.

“Maine voters and voters in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District value their independence, but they also value fairness and following the rules,” Terry said. “If Nebraska’s Republican governor and the Republican-controlled legislature were to change their electoral system this late in the cycle to unfairly award Donald Trump an additional electoral vote, I believe the Maine legislature would be forced into action to achieve this. restoring fairness to our country’s electoral system.â€

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Both Maine and Nebraska are currently splitting their votes in the Electoral College. Biden will likely get votes in Nebraska and Trump will likely get votes in Maine. If Nebraska turns into winner-take-all, Maine will do the same to prevent Trump from stealing an Electoral College vote.

Presidential Electoral College card politics are already playing out across the country as both parties expect a closely decided presidential race. The only constant is that Donald Trump knows he can’t win a free and fair election, so he’s constantly trying to change the rules to cheat his way to victory.

Trump has been pushing for change in Nebraska since at least last year, but Maine is willing to block any move by Trump to return to power through Nebraska.

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