SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — A couple of hundred protesters are gathering outside the California state Capitol ahead of Monday’s Electoral College meeting.
The rally was among dozens being held nationwide to urge electors to vote their conscience and reject the expected Electoral College win of President-elect Donald Trump.
Protesters held signs saying “Not My President,” “Dump Trump” and “Electoral College: Save U.S.”
California’s electors are pledged to vote for the winner of the state’s popular vote, Hillary Clinton. A judge last week rejected an appeal by one elector seeking permission to cast his ballot for another candidate.
Democrat Judith Dillon of Placerville says she came to the rally because she feels the presidential election was fraudulent after learning that the FBI and CIA believe the Russian government was involved in election-related hacking.
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