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“Brown learns he can’t serve as Kerry elector, steps down”

Entry by Edison Research | Friday, October 29th, 2004 | Permalink

Joe Lenski shares his election knowledge in explaining a situation where a presidential elector had to step down due to his position as a government official.


From the Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 29, 2004
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3 Responses to ““Brown learns he can’t serve as Kerry elector, steps down””

  1. mike says:

    Where in the US constitution does it say that government officials can’t be electors? No where that I can find.

  2. Tom Webster says:

    Mike:
    You will find this language in Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution: “…no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.”
    Hope that helps!
    -Tom Webster
    Vice President,
    Edison Media Research

  3. mike says:

    Yes. Thanks!