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|Who Are The Electors?|
|By: They Might Be Giants|
|Key: A Major|
Asus2 E/G# Who are the electors? A E/G# B They're the ones who elect A E/G# The ones that you vote for B Who will vote in your stead C#7 You signal your choice F#7 You give them your trust B7 But it's up to them E And not up to us A B We're only the voters E A E They are the electors A In Article Two of the U.S. Constitution E C#m The framers spelled out how the chief executive is chosen F#7 A B They laid out the rules for elections A They wanted a system that would be free from corruption E C#m The winner would be chosen by an unaligned delegation F#7 A B A Without partisan affiliation (Then just those chords again!) They're called the electors Because they elect They're like our protectors Adding one extra step You signal your choice You give them your trust But it's up to them And not up to us We're only the voters They are the electors Every state gets a number of electors that's exactly the same As the number of senators and representatives they claim Plus three added on for D.C. They are the electors All five hundred and thirty-eight They are the electors Giving smaller states extra weight You signal your choice You give them your trust But it's up to them And not up to us We're only the voters They are the electors