By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — For months, there has been talk swirling that if Joe Biden wins Pennsylvania, Republicans in the state legislature could bypass the popular vote and appoint electors who are favorable to President Trump.READ MORE: State Rep. Ed Gainey Introduces Bill To Ban Semi-Automatic Rifles
The electors award Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes.
On Friday, State Senate majority leader Jake Corman said Republicans will honor the wishes of the voters.READ MORE: Crews Respond To House Fire In Pine Township
“Our role is to monitor the process, our role is to provide oversight and call out questions where they might need asked, but certainly want to stay with the tradition of the popular vote winner getting the electors,” Senator Corman said.
Corman says the vote is certified by the state and the governor appoints the electors.MORE NEWS: Man Wanted For Deadly Shooting Of IUP Student Arrested In Altoona
He says the legislature will follow the law.