Asked in US Presidents
What is the differences between electoral votes and popular votes?
Popular votes are the votes of the general public. Electoral votes are the votes of the 538 electors appointed to elect the President and Vice President. ...
Asked in U.S. Electoral College
How many electoral college votes did Nixon get his first and second term?
NUMBER of ELECTORAL VOTES RECIEVED by RICHARD M. NIXON: 1952 : 442 votes for vice president (83.2%) 1956 : 457 votes for vice president (86.1%) 1960 : 219 votes for president (40.8%) 1968 : 301 votes for president (55.9%) 1972 : 520 votes for president (96.7%) ...
Asked in US Presidents
When are the votes counted up for the next president?
The votes are counted in 4 years on November 4. President Obama is this year's president. The votes are counted in 4 years on November 4. President Obama is this year's president. ...
Asked in US Congress
When The Vice-President is president of the Senate but only votes?
The Vice-President is president of the U.S. Senate but only votes if there is a tie vote in the Senate. ...
What happens if there is a tie for the presidential race?
The House of Representatives votes on the president and the Senate votes on the Vice president ...
Asked in Abraham Lincoln
What percentage of votes do you need to be president?
you don't need a certain amount of votes from the people or popular vote to be president, you need the majority of the electoral college votes. ...
Asked in US Constitution
Where do presidential electors cast their votes?
The meeting of the electors is typically held somewhere in the state capital. It's at this meeting where they cast their votes for the President and the VP. The votes are then sent to the Vice President who is the President of the Senate. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution
Where are the the votes counted at?
for the United States Presidential Electoral Votes. In the House of Representatives chamber during a joint session with the Vice President acting as the President of the Senate or the President Pro Tempore to count the votes. ...
What margin is required for the House of Representatives to choose the president?
the people running for president must have a tie in electoral votes. the people running for president must have a tie in electoral votes. the people running for president must have a tie in electoral votes. ...
Which group casts the official votes for president and vice president?
This group is called the electoral college; its members are called electors and the votes it casts are called electoral votes. ...
How many votes does it take for the senate to convict the president for impeachment?
2/3 of the votes are needed to convict the president for impeachment.