On Friday afternoon, a joint session of Congress is expected to certify Donald Trump as the winner of the 2016 presidential election. Under the current version of the Constitution, does the President Elect have any constitutional duties or rights?
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The last phase of the contentious 2016 presidential election will take place on Friday afternoon, January 6, 2017, at 1 p.m. during a joint session of Congress. Here’s what to expect, if you plan to follow the event on C-SPAN.
It was a very interesting year.
With all of the recent attention given to the Electoral College, not a lot has been written by the Supreme Court on the unique electoral institution – mostly because the Court has had few opinions about it in the past 226 years.
Any uncertainty about Donald Trump’s status as President-elect was erased on Monday, as the Electoral College selected the Republican candidate as the next President of the United States.