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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 8” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 8 — 109th Congress: Every Vote Counts Amendment. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres8
“H.J.Res. 8 — 109th Congress: Every Vote Counts Amendment.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hjres8>
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|date=January 4, 2005
|quote=Every Vote Counts Amendment