H.J.Res. 73 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the process by which the House of Representatives chooses the President of the United States in the event no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes.
Dec 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 18, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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- Constitutional Amendment - States that whenever the right to choose the President devolves upon the House of Representatives, the Members of the House shall cast votes on an individual basis, ...
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