Questions tagged [twelfth-amendment]

Questions relating to the 12th amendment of the US Constitution. This amendment provides the procedure for electing the president and vice president.

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What candidates can be voted on in a deadlock in a general election?

As per the Twelfth Amendment, I am of the understanding that in a deadlock situation in a general election, the vote goes to the House of Representatives, with each state getting a single collective ...
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What happens in the event of a tie for a 12th amendment House vote?

Evan McMullin is running for president, hoping to be elected via the 12th amendment, which would require him to receive at least 1 EC vote, and there to not be a candidate that receives the minimum ...
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Does the Twelfth Amendment allow the possibility of a President and Vice President from different parties being elected?

The Twelfth Amendment to the US Constitution describes what happens in the event that no candidate has the number of electoral college votes needed to become president (currently 270 out of 538): .....