President-elect Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Trump International Golf Club for a day of meetings on November 20, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.
But Garrett Epps, a law professor at University of Baltimore and a writer for The Atlantic, says Hamilton's pitch isn't really why the Framers created the Electoral College.
"In the state of Florida Donald Trump won by more than 100,000 votes and I am going to represent the will of the people", DiCeglie said.
The Electoral College vote is set to happen on December 19, and Trump critics would need to flip as many as three dozen electors to change the result of the election and send the decision to Congress.
Can electors vote for who they want? A handful of states even plan to livestream their proceedings, and that's also noted below.
Eric Hanson of Minneapolis said he wrote to all of the Republican electors around the country.
Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton by less than 1 percent in Pennsylvania.
In addition, there is at least one Republican elector who has gone rogue and said he won't cast his vote for Trump.
The 15 North Carolinians whose votes actually elect the next US president followed script and cast their ballots for Republican Donald Trump. Three states punish faithless electors with fines whilst SC and New Mexico impose criminal charges.
With a win in South Carolina, Donald Trump now has won 44 electoral votes of the 270 he needs to formally win the presidency.
As this political drama unfolds, get to know all about the Electoral College and what it does.
Have faithless electors ever overturned a presidential election? Once ballots are cast, state officials prepare a "certificate of vote" that is sent to Washington for processing by Congress and the National Archives.
The Electoral College is comprised of 538 members - which due to the general election outcome is comprised of 306 Republicans and 232 Democrats - who are gathering in their state capitals on Monday to officially cast their votes. The electors promised they would not be swayed by those actions.