Question 6 of 48 in In the News 2021
Started Oct 15, 2020 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 21, 2021 08:01AM UTC

Before 21 January 2021, will the House of Representatives, pursuant to the 12th Amendment, vote to choose a president of the United States?

Per the 12th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the House of Representatives votes for the next president of the United States with one vote per state in the event that the electoral college fails to select a president (Cornell (Amendment XII)). The question would close upon the counting of electoral votes by a joint session of Congress designating a winner.

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