It would go to the House of Representatives.
But, much like so many alma maters, it can have a huge impact on your future.The Electoral College sounds like some sort of exclusive, political university. One that dates to the Founding Fathers.And the one that determines who gets to run the country.Despite its obvious importance, the Electoral College usually garners confused shrugs from many in the general public, with exactly what it is and how it works a bit fuzzy.To help clear things up, here's a primer on the process of picking a president. Well, in August one elector publicly announced his intention to vote against his party's candidate. A presidential candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win, but if the two men break their pledge it would mean Clinton needs to secure 2 extra electoral votes to reach 270.
What's more, since each state's House delegation has one vote, and there are more Republican states than Democratic, a House vote would nearly certainly produce a Republican president.
All the electors meet on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December following a presidential election. "I will not vote for Hillary Clinton", he told ABC News. Each state would get one vote, so the victor would need 26 votes. Satiacum faces a $1,000 fine in Washington if he doesn't vote for Clinton, but he said he doesn't care.
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The Fed next meets in December, and many investors and economists expect the central bank to raise rates, slightly, at that time. The Fed had been widely expected to leave rates alone today, in part to avoid any perception of affecting next week's vote.
If no presidential candidate receives 270 or more electoral votes in the count, the 12th Amendment directs the House to decide the presidential election.
NAN reports that the USA election is decided by the Electoral College made up of 548 persons and not a popular vote as it is obtained in most countries.
Georgia does not require its electors to follow the results of the popular vote while casting their ballots, but Trump supporters called Vu "a disgrace", in light of his decision, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Never has a faithless elector changed an election result, and there have only been a handful of them in the past 50 years.
While no federal law or constitutional provision exists to prevent electors from voting for a candidate other than the one chosen by popular vote in their state, many states and the District of Columbia have their own requirements for electors.