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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. 20th Amendment
  2. Selection of Electors
  3. # of Electors per State
  4. Natl Election Day
  5. 2 Exceptions to winner takes all of Electoral Votes
  1. a Nebraska and Maine
  2. b if the President dies between voting time and January 6th, the VP becomes President
  3. c 2 Senators plus # of people in the house
  4. d state party convention
  5. e Tues after first Mon in November
    vote for slate of Electors

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. # of people needed to be present to make decision official of the House
  2. 270+
  3. neither House nor Senate can agree until natl election day, Speaker of the House becomes Pres
  4. 1. 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
  5. Mon after 2nd wed in December

5 True/False questions

  1. # of Electors538


  2. If no one gets 270 votes...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. 12th Amendmentfurther clarifies Electoral College by separating voting for Pres and voting for VP by the Electors


  4. WI Electoral Votes10


  5. January 6newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots