Established in Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution, the Electoral College is the formal body which elects the President and Vice President of the United States. Each state has as many "electors" in the Electoral College as...
Congressional certification of Electoral College vote, usually quick and routine, is punctuated by vocal protests reflecting rancor lingering from bitterly contested election; Vice Pres Al Gore, presiding, is forced to gavel down black House members time and again to...
“…and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of Votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President…”— U.S. Constitution, Article II, section 1,...
Source: 3 U.S. Code § 15 - Counting electoral votes in Congress | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute
“The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support...
Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures at the Joint Session, Including Objections by Members of Congress Jack Maskell Legislative Attorney Elizabeth Rybicki Specialist on Congress and the Legislative Process November 15, 2016 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov RL32717 Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures...
The U.S. National Archives Home America's Founding Documents Home > America's Founding Documents > Declaration of Independence: A Transcription Declaration of Independence: A Transcription Note: The following text is a transcription of the Stone Engraving of the parchment Declaration of Independence (the document...
The U.S. National Archives Home America's Founding Documents Home > America's Founding Documents > The Bill of Rights: A Transcription The Bill of Rights: A Transcription Note: The following text is a transcription of the enrolled original of the Joint Resolution of Congress...
The U.S. National Archives Home America's Founding Documents Home > America's Founding Documents > The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription Note: The following text is a transcription of the Constitution as it was...
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