Faithless Electors & Trump - If You Don’t Know, Now You Know | The Daily Social Distancing Show

17 nov 2020
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Can faithless electors hand Donald Trump a second term? Here’s a breakdown of who electors are, how they came about and the various loopholes that allow them to vote against their state’s electorate. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #FaithlessElectors
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  • It is actually illegal in many states for an elector to act contrary to the votes of the people, though I can't say I know what the penalties are. . .

    Jon HandyJon HandyHace 7 horas
  • Where's the pretorian guard when you need them xD

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  • Wow these shows are getting better every time 😎

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  • Oh I forgot, Don Jr s., WIFE as president, more is yet to come!!!

    Danny ToonDanny ToonHace 23 horas
  • Don Jr., Rudy G., Graham, Cruz, all at the same time with Trump still., Running for president in 2024-28-31-35-39-42/ happyness, yearly.

    Danny ToonDanny ToonHace 23 horas
  • Don Jr for president, would that be nice, another Trump in office, all Republicans love to have that happened, remember Don Jr., Does cocaine and his fingers on the Nuke bombs button s.

    Danny ToonDanny ToonHace un día
  • I think I see a problem no one else sees here: It is obvious that the founding fathers knew the common people were just you assume things have changed, but they are still idiots.

    Erwin OErwin OHace un día
  • Educate yourselves. Watch the documentary: Safeguard: An Electoral College Story. I think Mr. Noah is great. But he's making fun of the very system that is keeping Trump from stealing the election.

    John DoeJohn DoeHace 2 días
  • I just wanted pizza.....

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  • Bhhh

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  • Trump ISNT trying to overturn "the Results" bc the results arent in yet Some states ALLOW faithless electors.

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  • Our forefathers weren't wrong, people are stupid

    MartinkaMichMartinkaMichHace 4 días
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    Averkiy MukhortikovAverkiy MukhortikovHace 4 días
  • So, in other words.... your vote DOESN’T matter?? Lmao. America 💪🏿

    Tommy-Lee Halman-LevenstonTommy-Lee Halman-LevenstonHace 5 días
  • The US and the UK both need proportional representation NOW

    M EM EHace 5 días
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  • 6:40 Okay... I feel attacked

    Allison ClevelandAllison ClevelandHace 6 días
  • There are people dumb enough to vote for a dementia patient who said; “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men and women were created by. Oh, you know, the thing!”

    Daughter of JerusalemDaughter of JerusalemHace 6 días
  • One of the stupidest electoral systems ever ...!!

    Marios PhilippouMarios PhilippouHace 6 días
  • Thank God Biden won. Plump trump is going pay dearly for his crimes. I can't wait

    Tabby CatTabby CatHace 6 días
  • That is wild I didn’t know now I know 😳

    Lil Lady DiLil Lady DiHace 7 días
  • your system is wacked

    eva celikeva celikHace 7 días
  • 3:13 - well, Federalist Article 68 should have protected us from Chump and his subsequent attempt at complete tyranny. Luckily we have enough ethnic diversity to crush any white supremacy like “proud bitches” and their authoritarian bullshit. We just got lazy and complacent thinking we didn’t need to vote cuz Clinton was gonna win. Won’t make that mistake again. Every time the fascist gets uppity we bust him up, because this is America and we don’t let evil - disguised as Christian Evangelism, Racial Pride, Corporate Greed - to name a few costumes it uses, to rise up. Wherever there is fascism we’ll be there to expose it rip it up and grind it to dust. Or KO the racist behind the gym like Biden did to Chump back in high school!

    downallyourstreetsdownallyourstreetsHace 7 días
  • Now I can be embarrassed I was born here

    Tunisia HTunisia HHace 7 días
  • Information availability was an issue back then, but misinformation is an issue now. The media provides twisted stories to appease their agendas. CNN and Fox news do this all the time.

    AylioseAylioseHace 7 días
  • Its funny if anything this was supposed to have prevented him from being President in the 1st place just look at the way he campaigned belittling everyone and insulting them thats not the temperament of a world leader its one of a toddler the man is constantly trying to divide people making threats about not receiving vaccines over some pettiness and now theres a chance these idiots will screw us over a second time by doing what they should have done the first time

    Daniel GonzalezDaniel GonzalezHace 7 días
  • The idea that the solution is to "firm up the laws on faithless electors" is so painful. America is more patch than pipe by now...

    Blame_HitRegBlame_HitRegHace 7 días
  • So its official, america is not a democracy.... thanks

    Thales87 GThales87 GHace 7 días
  • Here from melee hell to see if you actually said, "Donald 'Jigglypuff' Trump". Was not disappointed.

    Abdiel MontanezAbdiel MontanezHace 7 días
  • Hey Trevor Noah , I bet you're manipulating, brainwashing your audience by spreading false theories, misguide factors . Now hearing this theories from this video stateting that Electoral College was wrong instead of by popular vote? This is WRONG explanation .

    Juan CarrionJuan CarrionHace 8 días
  • We need to get rid of electoral college altogether

    Susan RolstadSusan RolstadHace 8 días
  • Wow. Well then it's settled! My faith in democracy has been destroyed.

    Ada OAda OHace 8 días
  • He will start a civil war.

    NGNGHace 8 días
  • So basically, another way the Electoral College is a failure.

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  • Jiggly-yyyyy Puff!

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  • 0:46 Why the heck does it say "Operation Warp Speed" on the screen behind Trump

    AlmonsoAlmonsoHace 8 días
  • President Trump's senior attorney, Sydney Powell, confirmed this morning that they will begin In filing claims for election fraud - this week, probably on Wednesday. "There are huge amounts of material to go through, and they continue to flow." The burden of proof is on us, in court. " Regarding the ruling of a federal judge in Pennsylvania this morning, which the state can declare Joe Biden as its candidate, she said: This judge is an appointment of Obama. We had no expectations at the state level, it will go up for appeals and the Supreme Court. Pennsylvania is full of fakes of all kinds, and we have not yet begun to fight there. "This judge also ignored the Supreme Court's clear order to separate the votes that came after 8 p.m. The election. According to her, in Georgia the situation of forgeries was the worst, while it is more implied that Governor Brian Kemp (Republican!) And Secretary of State According to her, in Georgia the situation of forgeries was the worst, while it is more implied that the governor + Brian Kemp (Republican!) And his secretary of state, received bribes to bring in Dominion + Smart-Matic. So that governor hurried to decide that Georgia would go to Biden. "Georgia is a complete farce, I'll blow it up first. Both the governor and the secretary of state will have to go, it's going to be biblical." Powell spoke this morning with the television news network, which is already replacing Fox News, which has joined the dark side, is the News-Max network. Try to demand it from Mehot and Yes, we'll see what they say. If they do not provide it - disconnect from them, you will not lose anything. I did too. Regarding her confrontation with Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson, who also suddenly became a RLT ("just not Trump"), she said: "He sent me rude, disrespectful emails. I answered him politely, and sent him a copy of an affidavit. It did not satisfy him, and I did not have time to deal with his case .. We are building a case in court

    אביעד כהןאביעד כהןHace 8 días
  • Trump will try cheating openly in an attempt to remain in office. Where are the Democrat bulldogs making all sorts of noise? Reverse this situation, and the likes of Matt Gaetz comes out with snarky remarks. Where is the outrage at these tactics? You have Lindsay Graham calling Governor’s asking them to discredit or throw away votes. Trump is shouting his lies, and Giuliani waxing crazy with his Dracula look spouting conspiracies involving Venezuela. Democrats better put on their big boy pants and stand up to the intimidation tactics of this Putin wannabe.

    Ginger PGinger PHace 8 días
  • Third world country is better than this so leave them out of this shit that America is in

    Ruth FelizzattoRuth FelizzattoHace 8 días
  • Wooo

    Ruth FelizzattoRuth FelizzattoHace 8 días
  • If it was built as a make-do safety net, it obviously failed 4 years ago. That being said, it sounds as if the founding fathers invented it to do just that and only that--to intervene against the popular vote. So mandating that they match the popular vote literally makes them superfluous and undermines the only intent for which it was created. But since it clearly doesn't work, it's probably past time to chuck the Electoral College.

    Ingrid Fong-DaleyIngrid Fong-DaleyHace 8 días

    luckyjasonfanluckyjasonfanHace 9 días
  • Why did you insult a jigglypuff like that?

    Dex JonesDex JonesHace 9 días
  • Trump might juz pay their fine for them

    Athaporn MCorp ReviewAthaporn MCorp ReviewHace 9 días
  • LMAO "Donald Jigglypuff Trump" is hilarious. I love it.

    DKong1026DKong1026Hace 9 días
  • Declared by press.....there is a constitutional process.

    Codie FeazelCodie FeazelHace 9 días
    • @Bert Hubnip I'm not saying it isn't decided. The media is most likely correct in their calling of the election and as I have said, Trump is baseless and should have conceded. But he hasn't, and it is within his constitutional rights, no matter how unfounded, to stubbornly and arrogantly fight all the way out the White House doors. And the beginning of this dialogue was saying that, despite what the media has said and how it should be, it is still not officially declared.

      Codie FeazelCodie FeazelHace 5 días
    • @Codie Feazel You’re suggesting that conceding now is illogical, but that’s nonsense as I’ve already pointed out by reminding you about every election in American history. This election was literally nothing like Bush v Gore, that election was decided by 500 votes and an actual legal issue with the hanging chads. This election was decided by over 100,000 votes across multiple states. This was not one of the closest in history. I’m just really confused on why you’re acting like this election is somehow not decided when the remaining process has always followed along with the votes

      Bert HubnipBert HubnipHace 5 días
    • @Bert Hubnip Well, this is also one of the closest elections in history. Gore v Bush did not have a concession until 36 days after Election Day. It is not a formality. It is a fabric of our constitutional law and societal foundation. It's a, albeit imperfect, safeguard to balance power, as many of the safeguards of our founding fathers laid into the constitution are. I agree that it is a baseless accusation to suspect widespread voter fraud. Can you find sporadic and marginal accounts of it? Sure, every election. But not systematic fraud. Suggesting such without evidence erodes confidence in the and process. All I am trying to say is that, constitutional process is not a formality. It is the law of the land and the moment we circumvent that in any way is when we cross the Rubicon. Should Trump concede peacefully? Yes, but did we expect less? And if the shoe were on the other foot, I am grateful for the safeguards in place such as state certification and electoral college (tho needs reform) that allow us to ensure there is still justice and ethical proceedings.

      Codie FeazelCodie FeazelHace 5 días
    • @Codie Feazel Homie, literally every other candidate conceded by this point. So they all accepted a lose in the middle of the fourth quarter? Or, are you being mislead into believing that electoral college votes and “certification” are anything more than a formality. You might have a sliver of an argument if there was any reason to believe there was fraud that would change the outcome, which there isn’t. If there was, one of the 40 Trump lawsuits would have at least hinted to it but they haven’t.

      Bert HubnipBert HubnipHace 5 días
    • @Bert Hubnip Actually, those were preliminary declarations. They were not certified at the time of the media's declaration of a winner. That is being done now and then will go to the electoral voters. you are implying that I am conservative/republican. This is false. I did not, have not, and will not support the fat rich guy. That being said, there is a process that our founding fathers put into place for electing presidents and we are about half way through that process. The press declared the PROJECTED winner, and they are likely correct. However, celebrating and calling for the GOP to concede is kinda like asking a NFL team to accept a loss in the middle of the last quarter while the refs review instant replay footage. I am not for circumventing the process on either side and want to make sure that the process is followed through

      Codie FeazelCodie FeazelHace 6 días
  • The electoral college was supposed to protect America from people like trump. Imagine if it kept him in office a second time. Against convention.

    RinRinHace 9 días
  • Funny... So, if delegates in States where Biden won could theoretically cast their votes for Trump or Jorgensen instead, that also means that those delegates in States where Trump won could cast their votes for Biden or Jorgensen as well? What a political mess, USA!!! And imagine USA was till recently a world modell of a democracy... Fake modell, it seems...

    Josh SilvaJosh SilvaHace 9 días
  • Thanks Trevor!! Watching from my tiny island in the Caribbean cuz unfortunately what happens in America affects us all. Was discussing this issue of the Electoral College and faithless electors with a friend. At the end of the discussion we realized that it's a long shot for the electors to choose Trump but we also recognize that until he's gone on January 20th, anything is possible. Oh and America, you are doing democracy wrong....🙄

    smartiee74smartiee74Hace 9 días
  • Was that an ageist AND healthism did at a man who is so evil and inept? Keep substantive Trevor and writers. That’s smart and doesn’t do the harm your lookism stuff does. 😱🤦🏾‍♀️💆🏾‍♀️

    E K DaufinE K DaufinHace 9 días
  • How many times have I asked you to stop using the ad hominem weight stigma that harms us all? 😳🙄🤬 Trevor do better.

    E K DaufinE K DaufinHace 9 días
  • If orange boy worked half as hard doing his job he we elected to do as he is putting into this weak attempt to have a coup he would still not have won a 2nd

    Christopher JChristopher JHace 9 días
  • 😂 🤣 I really like this video... and they couldn't even get a faithless electers.

    Queen NikkiQueen NikkiHace 10 días
  • I ain’t hear one mention of the Electoral College and its ties to slavery. Regardless it’s time for it to go, and a multiple party system to rise.

    DatPsychGuyDatPsychGuyHace 10 días
  • 😂🤣😂🤣☠💀riding the f train... I laughed so hard. And I kinda seen that coming. Not in them words. But yeah. it's funny trump calls Democrats cheaters and voter fraud. But yet the only fraud and cheating is trump and his team and his followers.

    Queen NikkiQueen NikkiHace 10 días
  • Trevor how many hoodies do you have???? Looks comfortable

    Caryn WilcherCaryn WilcherHace 10 días
  • That is so effing scary, trump:Hey can I buy your vote Faithless elector.

    Kai223noaKai223noaHace 10 días
  • Trump is proof himself that the system of our forefathers failed, the electoral college should be abolished.

    MaJieMaoMaJieMaoHace 10 días
  • Technically, that was the last hope for Dems last election, but obviously, it did not overturn the results.

    Matthew ParsonsMatthew ParsonsHace 10 días
    • Because Hillary was a decent human who conceded when it became obvious that she lost, instead of some egomaniac who would break America if it meant he didn’t have to admit he lost

      Bert HubnipBert HubnipHace 8 días
  • The electorate worked in idea, because it was too difficult to contact and corrupt so many educated individuals. So a dangerous demagogue might be able to temporarily sweep the will of the people by word of mouth, but could not convince the electorate, who in theory are educated and respectable, that they are qualified for the position. The system is now so old and antiquated not a single part of the original idea is still functional. We should be using popular vote with some kind of campaign to combat misinformation. How to do that you'd have to ask someone smarter.

    Ryan McCaffreyRyan McCaffreyHace 10 días
  • Trevor: "God forbid that chinless MOFO gets into the White House" regarding Don J.R. LMFAO..... And about the voting process in this country it EFFING sucks!

    Bella CarameloBella CarameloHace 10 días
  • Lord jah please just let him shake hands with jfk and rfk and mlk amen

    Noah ArkNoah ArkHace 10 días
  • Please Lord...don't let Trump get away with this!

    Daisy BanksDaisy BanksHace 10 días
  • The electoral college can be threatened and intimidated by trump and his goons. I hope all electors phones are tapped to find out when trumps paid this contact them to make their threats

    Annie PibblesAnnie PibblesHace 10 días
  • Americans make everything so complicated: healthcare, cotton candy (what you guys sell is disgusting), voting. In Germany who gets the most votes wins. simple as that. you should really get rid of the electorial vote and winner takes it all per state (cause that leaves in many cases almost half of the voters with a voice not being heard). popular vote wins - done, it's not rocket science.

    Alexa AlesAlexa AlesHace 10 días
  • This is the exact bull shit that pisses me off with the electoral college. How is this shit not a straight trip to prison???

    Joshua RatcliffeJoshua RatcliffeHace 10 días
  • Nice propaganda! Why dont you just drop flyers from a plane??

    Brad MBrad MHace 10 días
  • Trump just invited the Michigan electors to the WH. So. More probable than theoretical.

    Patrick CholePatrick CholeHace 10 días
  • LMAO Donald "Jigglypuff" Trump

    neoj2neoj2Hace 10 días
  • Trevor Noah for President!

    YamatoYamatoHace 10 días
  • This is some BS Biden won.

    18 Wheeler18 WheelerHace 10 días
  • Faithless electors is a long shot, cuz he would need 74 out of 538 of them. But what they are going to try is to have three states refuse to validate the results of the election. If that happens it goes to the House of representatives, where the representatives will vote on behalf of their states. Despite the Democrats having a majority in the House, they would still lose that election, because the Republicans have the highest amount of states. This is a real threat, and people should stop laughing and underestimating Trump. He could really do this.

    Ex0dus111Ex0dus111Hace 10 días
  • Something isn't right here. I think we should concentrate on why Trump is so desperate to run again. It's almost like it's a life/death situation. Either he's crazy, scared to death of certain fallouts post president status(debts/promises unfulfilled) or have someone else pulling his strings whom he is more afraid of then the voters/people.

    pepperrgirlpepperrgirlHace 10 días
  • Our founding fathers put many restrictions on who could vote. Only free, white, landholding males were allowed to vote. There's an Elector for every representative in The House. But when our country was forming the south had more slaves than free men and the north had more free men. That would mean the north would always win the elections. The south wasn't going to agree to that, the problem had to be solved if the south was going to join the union. The solution? The 3/5ths compromise was decided upon. Each slave was counted as 3/5ths of a man, thus allowing the south to have more Electors, despite the fact the slaves could not vote.

    Love MusicLove MusicHace 10 días
  • Trump is trying. Today he has electors at the white house. Threats by the Russian mafia.

    AmethystWomanAmethystWomanHace 10 días
  • We are not pure democracy. Nor do we want to be. It would be horrible mistake.

    eaglesclaws8eaglesclaws8Hace 10 días
  • 33 states have laws about faithless electors. has a good explanation, showing the states with laws, what happens to the vote and if the faithless elector is penalized. Their chart shows that only 14 states have laws that will throw out the vote of a faithless elector and replace them.

    turtlescanfly7turtlescanfly7Hace 10 días
  • One benefit of faithless electors giving Trump the presidency is that will be the end of the electoral college

    G DG DHace 10 días
  • This is so stupid, so we could be literally voting for nothing. Wow.

    Sue VangSue VangHace 10 días
  • Trevor you hair look like you got some last night 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣👍🏼

    Ms. SnowMs. SnowHace 10 días
  • The Supreme Court ruled in 2017 that faithless electors were illegal if their states constitution stipulates they must go with whoever the popular vote dictates.

    Jerrell BeversJerrell BeversHace 10 días
  • trump is a joke

    Shafeen AlamShafeen AlamHace 10 días
  • This was the highest voter turn out. We are informed.

    Jayway VSJayway VSHace 10 días
  • Trump planting to steal the election by using the electors. He trying to confuse people, to have the opportunity to use the evil purpose to steal election...👿👺😱😨😱

    Sara GuerraSara GuerraHace 10 días
  • I love how they say America is the greatest country on earth... As a European that lived there I can tell you it is just a shit hole With half of it's population rotten to the core. Nothing makes sense over there... Especially the elections. Greatest job country on earth is the best way to put it..

    Sora DSora DHace 10 días
  • Wow! "They were afraid of a demagogue being elected". Well that didn't work did it?

    JayaetJayaetHace 10 días
  • is your voice pitched down?!! you got a lot of bass now...

    corneliusz kruppstahlcorneliusz kruppstahlHace 10 días
  • Trump isn't the problem.. The problem is that most people care about Air Jordans

    Hodge Twins ArmyHodge Twins ArmyHace 10 días
  • Trump is a billionaire with billionaire friends. So if the fine is $1000, perhaps a campaign contribution of $10 million could help ease the sting?

    Nick LNick LHace 10 días
  • well but he actually DID something about China, and that's the only thing I care about.I just can't stand watching China doing whatever they want anymore.I need someone who'd bring them to their feet, and I'm sure Biden's not gonna do shit.

    Hằng LêHằng LêHace 10 días
  • Ok you crossed the line, Jigglypuffy is an adorable international treasure. How dare you use her in a story about trump. Unless you making a slapping reference. Like how he got Jugglypuffed in the election. Then that’s ok.

    Orlando DiazOrlando DiazHace 10 días
  • I see the obsolete Electoral College failed miserably in 2016. Perhaps it's time to remove it and let us stupid people elect of president. We can't do any worse than the Electoral College. It seems history has proven this - recently.

    gusmonster59gusmonster59Hace 10 días
  • *Like a moth to a flame burned by the fire. . . That's the way VOTES GO!!!*

    Eyo JaboEyo JaboHace 10 días
  • Now I want a slutty romance novel called "faithless elector." It should be set in the 19th century and the elector should have to choose between the love of his life and the President of the US.

    ValdagastValdagastHace 10 días
  • There's a real chance that America will plunge into a civil war if Trump somehow retains the presidency. Nobody is gonna just sit there and accept the fact that this lunatic somehow discredited the will of the people by using unfair means. Let sense prevail. Yours thankfully, The rest of the world

    Sherin SunnySherin SunnyHace 10 días
  • So why everyone is celebrating with Joe Biden this was the plan for the start

    Ladell AllenLadell AllenHace 10 días
  • Does anyone know who their electors?

    Amy NoelAmy NoelHace 10 días
  • Starting to think American Democracy is a joke played on Americans

    Zara GabrielaZara GabrielaHace 10 días
  • Who couldn't they elect if they ever elected Trump?

    wilsonkffwilsonkffHace 10 días