Courthouse Steps Decision: CO Dept. of State v. Baca and Chiafalo v. WA On July 6, 2020, the Supreme Court affirmed the power of the states to regulate the decisions of presidential electors in Chiafalo v. Washington and its companion case Colorado Dept. of State v. Baca. The Court held that States may fine--or even replace--electors who vote for a candidate other than the winner of the statewide popular vote.
Joining us today to discuss this decision and its implications is Derek Muller, Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law.