Clinton says she's an elector in New York: 'I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe'

Clinton says she's an elector in New York: 'I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe'
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Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJuan Williams: The real 'Deep State' is pro-Trump Rep. John Katko: Why I became the first Republican lawmaker to support impeachment Can we protect our country — from our rulers, and ourselves? MORE shared on Tuesday that she is an elector for New York in the Electoral College this year, saying, “I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe and Kamala in New York. So that's pretty exciting."

Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenWoman accused of trying to sell Pelosi laptop to Russians arrested Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Trump moves to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil MORE and his running mate, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisSenate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks Empire State Building lights on eve of Biden inauguration to honor COVID-19 victims READ: Harris letter resigning from Senate ahead of inauguration MORE (Calif.) are expected to easily carry the Empire State.

As CNN notes, Clinton has called for the abolition of the Electoral College multiple times in the past. After the 2000 election, when then-Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreFox News' DC managing editor Bill Sammon to retire Will Pence be able to escape the Trump stain? Vice President Pence: Honor in humility MORE lost despite winning the popular vote, Clinton said, “I believe strongly that in a democracy, we should respect the will of the people and to me, that means it's time to do away with the Electoral College and move to the popular election of our president."


Clinton similarly won the popular vote in 2016 by nearly 3 million votes, but lost the Electoral College and the election to President TrumpDonald TrumpGiuliani used provisional ballot to vote in 2020 election, same method he disparaged in fighting to overturn results Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Fox News' DC managing editor Bill Sammon to retire MORE.

In a Hill-HarrisX poll conducted in September, 51 percent of registered voters said they were in favor of abolishing the electoral college.

Appearing on SiriusXM’s “Signal Boost,” on Tuesday, the former senator and first lady said she had not yet voted, citing the long lines at the polling place where she lives.

“I was going to vote early. That was my current plan because New York has done it for the first time,” Clinton said. “But the lines, even where I live, are like two, three, four hours long. So I’m waiting for either a break in the line, so I can vote early, or I’ll just take a bag lunch and go stand in line and vote on Election Day, depending upon what I can get done.”

Regarding the results next Tuesday, Clinton said she is speaking with contacts in the media and lawyers who are “preparing for every scenario you can imagine.”


When asked by Zerlina Maxwell, the host of "Signal Boost," if she is allowing herself to consider the possibility ofTrump being reelected, Clinton said, “No, I don’t.”

“I did a podcast with Kara Swisher and she asked me the other day. I said, ‘Kara, I’m not gonna think about it,’” she said. “I cannot imagine that he would be reelected after the damage that he’s caused and I can’t imagine four more years of this abuse and destruction. So no, I don’t think about it. I refuse to.”

Trump trails behind Biden in both national and most swing-state polls with less than week before Election Day.