Intersections: Forward Together

November 08, 2016 by Bill Ivey

Today has finally come, to the relief - and anguished nervousness - of what surely seems to be the majority of the country. One way or another, states will use Election Day voting results to assign Electors and resolve any potential conflicts in the assigning of Electors by December 13, the Electors will meet in their respective states to vote on the new President on December 19, the results will be counted by Congress and announced by the Vice President on January 6,  and (unless there is no clear victor and the election is thrown to the House for the Presidential election, selecting from the top three finishers, and the Senate for the Vice Presidential election, selecting from the top two finishers) the new President will be sworn in on January 20.

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