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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Weaknesses of Electoral College
  2. District of Columbia Electoral Votes
  3. 12th Amendment
  4. If no one gets 270 votes...
  5. January 20 (No majority...)
  1. a further clarifies Electoral College by separating voting for Pres and voting for VP by the Electors
  2. b neither House nor Senate can agree until natl election day, Speaker of the House becomes Pres
  3. c 3
  4. d 1. Can win popular vote and still lose President
    2. No majority of EC voters, election goes to House/Senate, where the Pres owes his job to Congress (against Founding Fathers)
    3. Electors don't have to vote for who they're pledged to
  5. e House picks President from top 3 candidates (each state gets one vote [50 votes, 26 majority], District of Columbia ruled out, if state delegation can't agree, loose vote for round, 2/3 quorum)
    Senate chooses from top 2 candidates to elect VP (each Senator gets one vote [100 Senators, 51 Majority], 2/3 quorum)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 270+
  2. Jackson lost but had popular vote
  3. 3
  4. tie, 36 rounds in House, 12th Amendment
  5. Nebraska and Maine

5 True/False questions

  1. # of Electorsstate party convention


  2. Reasons Founding Fathers founded Electoral College1. Shorten list of candidates
    2. Didn't trust people to do it directly
    3. Didn't want the President to owe his job to Congress


  3. Quorum# of people needed to be present to make decision official of the House


  4. Natl Election DayTues after first Mon in November
    vote for slate of Electors


  5. January 6# of people needed to be present to make decision official of the House


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