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Kasich tells Electoral College members who they should vote for

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich speaks during a news briefing at the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Former Republican presidential contender Ohio Gov. John Kasich is no fan of President-elect Donald Trump, but that doesn't mean he wants presidential electors to cast their votes for someone else.

Taking to social media Tuesday, Kasich urged Electoral College members to vote for Trump — not for him — when they meet later in December.

"I am not a candidate for president and ask that electors not vote for me when they gather later this month," Kasich said in a statement. "Our country had an election and Donald Trump won."

"The country is divided and there are certainly raw emotions on both sides stemming from the election," Kasich continued. "But this approach, as well meaning as it is, will only serve to further divide our nation, when unity is what we need."

As TheBlaze previously reported, a handful of electors have corroborated to undermine Trump and deny him the majority of Electoral College votes.

Electors are set to meet Dec. 19.

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