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Electors fill out their ballots during a meeting of Washington state's Electoral College, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Democratic elector Phillip Tyler, left, returns a ceremonial, plastic "quill" pen to Esther John as they fill out their ballots during a meeting of Washington state's Electoral College, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Democratic elector Chris Porter hands over his vote for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a meeting of Washington state's Electoral College, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. For the first time in four decades, members of the Electoral College in Washington state have broken from the state's popular vote for president, with four electors casting their votes for candidates other than Democrat Clinton. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Democratic elector Varisha Khan, left, kisses her younger sister Hafsa Khan during a break in the meeting of Washington state's Electoral College Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Dan Carpita, a member of the Lemhi-Shoshone Tribe, plays a flute as a blessing to open a meeting of Washington state's Electoral College, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Democratic elector Esther John, right, embraces Debbie Sabin, a Republican who was selected as an elector by her party for their same district, during a break of the meeting of Washington state's Electoral College, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Jo Walter, of Bremerton, Wash., wears a large Donald Trump head mock-up as she protests Electoral College voting Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. Members of Washington state's Electoral College met at noon Monday in the Capitol to complete the constitutional formality. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Bret Chiafalo, an elector and co-founder of the Hamilton Electors, upper center, waves after addressing a crowd protesting Electoral College voting Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. Chiafalo said he plans to vote for Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich during Monday's Electoral College vote. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Protesters chant on the steps of the statehouse against Electoral College voting, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. Members of Washington state's Electoral College met at noon Monday in the Capitol to complete the constitutional formality. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Illustration 2012 Electoral College by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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**FILE** Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. walks out of the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013, following the counting of Electoral College votes. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. walks out of the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013, following the counting of Electoral College votes. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. walks out of the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013, following the counting of Electoral College votes. (Associated Press)

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Anita Flanigan, left, and Renee Drake react after President Obama reaches the 270 Electoral College votes during the Michigan Democratic election night party at the MGM Grand Detroit, following Election Day, early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Illustration 2012 Electoral College by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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Ralph Nader has said the 220-year-old "Electoral College duopoly" has effectively locked out third-party and independent candidates and provides little reason for the major parties to foster innovation or progress to the political sphere. (John Tully/The Washington Times)