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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. If no one gets 270 votes...
  2. Jackson vs. Quincy Adams
  3. # of Electors
  4. Weaknesses of Electoral College
  5. January 6
  1. a 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)
  2. b 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
  3. c newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots
  4. d Jackson lost but had popular vote
  5. e 538

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tie, 36 rounds in House, 12th Amendment
  2. only Pres until House and Senate make decision
  3. if the President dies between voting time and January 6th, the VP becomes President
  4. Nebraska and Maine
  5. # of people needed to be present to make decision official of the House

5 True/False questions

  1. January 20 (No majority...)newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots


  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. How # of Electors changes10 year census and a change in the number of people in the House


  4. Selection of Electors538


  5. District of Columbia Electoral Votes3


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