Video Clip: The Process for Counting Electoral College Votes in Congress

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Video Clip: The Process for Counting Electoral College Votes in Congress

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Edward Foley, director of the election law program at the Ohio State University, explained the process that will take place on January 6, 2021 when Congress meets in a joint session to count the electoral votes for president. He discussed the Hayes-Tilden election of 1876, Electoral Count Act and the role of the vice president in this process. He also spoke about what to expect during the joint session.

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KEYWORDS

  • 12th Amendment
  • 1876 Hayes- Tilden Election
  • Electoral College
  • Electoral Count Act
  • Joint Session Of Congress
  • Statute
  • Vice President

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