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- Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren
Warren, a Democrat, is one of 29 electors in New York State pledged to vote for Hillary Clinton for president and Tim Kaine for vice president. Clinton won New York State as well as the US popular vote, but Republican Donald Trump won the presidency via the Electoral College.
On December 10, the electors from all 50 states will cast the final votes, presumably making Trump's victory official.
But the unusual nature of the presidential election as well as allegations of Russian interference have led dozens of electors to ask for an intelligence briefing on Trump's ties to Russia before they cast their votes.
In an e-mail, Warren said that she supports the effort. She didn't say, however, whether she'd ask for a briefing, too.
Here's her statement: