Colin Powell, Faith Spotted Eagle get electoral votes for president

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (WIBW/AP) -- Four members of the Electoral College in Washington state cast their votes for a candidate other than statewide popular vote winner Hillary Clinton.

It's the first time in four decades the state's electors have broken from the popular vote for president. Washington's 12 electors met Monday afternoon in the state Capitol to complete the constitutional formality. Clinton got eight votes while other candidates got the remaining four.

According to KOMO-TV, former Secretary of State Colin Powell received three of those votes, while Faith Spotted Eagle, who helped block the the Keystone XL pipeline.

Republican Donald Trump originally won 306 electoral votes to Clinton's 232 in the Nov. 8 election.