It was reported that Hillary Clinton took the lead in the number of lost Electors. It was reported that nobody else lost as many electors as she didi in the last 100 years.
Clinton’s campaign team were hoping that Monday’s Electoral College vote would see an overwhelming rejection of Donald J. Trump and a potential swing in her favor. However, the results turned out to be quite the opposite.
In fact, Hillary Clinton lost more electors than Donald J. Trump.
Trump lost two electors: One to Ron Paul and one to Governor John Kasich.
Hillary Clinton lost Five electors.
The Final Count:
4 WA (successful)
1 HI (successful)
1 MN (attempted)
1 ME (attempted)
1 CO (attempted)
2 Trump defectors
In fact, Hillary Clinton lost more electors than any politician in the last 100 years.
Not since 1912 has a candidate lost more electors.
Here’s the list:
2004 – Anonymous (Democrat, Minnesota)
2000 – Barbara Lett-Simmons (Democrat, District of Columbia)
1988 – Margaret Leach (Democrat, West Virginia)
1976 – Mike Padden (Republican, Washington)
1972 – Roger L. MacBride (Republican, Virginia)
1968 – Dr. Lloyd W. Bailey (Republican, North Carolina)
1960 – Henry D. Irwin (Republican, Oklahoma)
1956 – W.F. Turner (Democrat, Alabama)
1948 – Preston Parks (Democrat, Tennessee)
1912 – Eight Republican Electors
(Thegatewaypundit.com, Archive.fairvote.org, Yournewswire.com)