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Originally posted by Montana
Since the Republicans have a solid majority in the House, there is a zero chance that Kerry would be selected for president in the event of a tied electoral college. Just wouldn't happen.
Originally posted by namehere
flash....read the constitution....
"and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of Votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President. But in chusing 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. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President."
Originally posted by Cash3w
Read the constifrickingtution
Kerry and Edwards can't vote for themselves, and Cheney can't break a tied vote in his own favor...