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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Jefferson vs. Aaron Burr
  2. Selection of Electors
  3. Minimum # of Electoral Votes per State
  4. January 6
  5. If no one gets 270 votes...
  1. a tie, 36 rounds in House, 12th Amendment
  2. b 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)
  3. c newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots
  4. d state party convention
  5. e 3

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 3
  2. Tues after first Mon in November
    vote for slate of Electors
  3. 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
  4. Jackson lost but had popular vote
  5. Nebraska and Maine

5 True/False questions

  1. Speaker of the Housestate party convention


  2. 12th Amendmentif the President dies between voting time and January 6th, the VP becomes President


  3. # of Electors per State2 Senators plus # of people in the house


  4. Majority of 538newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots


  5. # of Electorsstate party convention