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  •  If the Teatards (0+ / 0-)

    would bother to read the constitution, they would find that the quorum requirement is for the House of Representatives electing a President, should the electors fail to choose one.  It does not refer to the electoral college.

    Of course, my remarked presupposes that the people in question can read.

    The person having the greatest Number of votes for President, shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed; and if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers not exceeding three on the list of those voted for as President, the House of Representatives shall choose immediately, by ballot, the President. But in choosing the President, the votes shall be taken by states, the representation from each state having one vote; a quorum for this purpose shall consist of a member or members from two-thirds of the states, and a majority of all the states shall be necessary to a choice.
    The quorum is in the House of Representatives, if they are choosing the President, and is at least one representative from each of two-thirds of the states.

    We can have change for the better.

    by phillies on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 06:16:21 PM PST

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