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What's another word that describes that act of not doing what you're supposed to do?

Eg: The electoral voter did not vote for his state's preferred candidate. He [the word]'ed.

"Reneged" doesn't quite sound right.

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  • Do you want a word specific to the electoral college? If not, this is the duplicate: english.stackexchange.com/q/44251/191178 – Laurel Nov 5 '20 at 23:51
  • "Unfaithful elector" is the term normally used. – Hot Licks Nov 6 '20 at 1:06
  • Depending on the context, but the following could be used, declined, resisted, abstained, withstand/withstood, disobliged – Fred Nov 6 '20 at 10:33

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