Colorado Department of State v. Baca (2020)

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Posted:
06/26/2020
Updated:
10/21/2020

Case issues:

  • Is Colorado’s law that requires electors to vote for the candidate that won the popular vote in Colorado an unconstitutional violation of the 12th Amendment?
  • Does a presidential elector have a constitutionally protected right to exercise discretion, which would give them standing to sue the state, if they are prevented by state law from casting their electoral vote of choice?

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