What happens if no candidate gets 270 votes?

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HucktheForde
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The presidential election is left up to members of the House of Representatives in the event of a tie or any results where no one wins 270 electoral votes. The choice for the vice president is left up to the Senate.
https://www.patriotledger.com/news/2...gets-270-votes

the dems control the house so they would pick biden as president and the VP will be trump as senate is controlled by the GOP.

So we will have a Biden president and a VP Trump. Think of the chaos that would cause...

That would be sooooooooooooo funny. :rofl2:
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dont think they can choose a republican vice president with a democratic president and vice versa they´d probably choose the president and their vice candidate
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A duel
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We go to sudden death and the s***storm just blows up even further
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The CIA will choose by the other one having a little accident :flute:
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Rock Paper Scissors
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(Original post by Andrew97)
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If no party gets a majority, then the House of Representatives decides the president and the Senate decides the vice president. But when the House of Representatives votes, each state gets just one vote so it doesn't necessarily matter if a party doesn't have a majority in the House; Wyoming has just as much power as California in that case.

In the meantime while they decide (because it could take a while), the speaker of the House is acting president.
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(Original post by HucktheForde)
https://www.patriotledger.com/news/2...gets-270-votes

the dems control the house so they would pick biden as president and the VP will be trump as senate is controlled by the GOP.

So we will have a Biden president and a VP Trump. Think of the chaos that would cause...

That would be sooooooooooooo funny. :rofl2:
Democrats don't have a majority in the majority of states so I think the Republicans would actually have control over who becomes the president in that scenario
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Joe Biden does have over 270 votes now.
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