US Elections Electoral college Live Results Voting 2016
On 19 december electoral college will be Voting 2016 Live and the Electoral college Results would decide US Elections and who would be US president. How electoral college elects Votes US presidential Elections 2016 is a complex process. The Live Voting Results for Electoral College Voting results whether Trump or Clinton won would be updated here.
Electoral College Live Voting Updates for US President 2016
CSPAN would cover live the voting for Electoral College.
- Trump expected to win 306 of the 538 electoral votes
Final Count Tally is Donald Trump – 304,
Hillary Clinton – 221
Latest at 1 pm: Donald Trump, 68
Hillary Clinton, 46
- The Final Results of Electoral College Count would be announced on January 6, 2017.
- When coungress would meet in a joint session and then the VP Joe Biden would announce final count for who wud be president and vice president.
- In CPAN TV Channel, the show live telecast would start at 10:50 a.m.
- Pennsylvania would vote at 12 p.m.
- Michigan votes will be broadcast at 2 p.m.
The channel would cover Illinois and Virginia
- California Live streaming to start from 2 PM.
- Connecticut voting starts at 12 PM.
- Delaware Electoral College Voting to start at 11:30 am
- Indiana at 10 AM.
- Louisiana voting timing is 11:30 am
- C-SPAN would broadcast Michigan voting live.
- Ohio at 12PM, Oregon 11AM, Pennsylvania time not known, Texas at 2 PM
How Electoral College Elects US President 2016
- On 19 December 538 electoral voters will physically write down the name of the candidate they want to be president and who they want to be vice president.
The winner has to get minimum 270 electoral college votes. Mr Trump as of now is getting 306 votes compared to Hillary Clinton’s 232 votes.
- According to US election history, more than 99 per cent of electors have voted as pledged. But they don’t have to by law.
- They are called faithless electors who vote for another candidate usually face a relatively small penalty of around $1,000.
- They could be disqualified and replaced by a substitute elector. So far no elector has been prosecuted.
Who counts the electoral votes?
On Friday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m., members of the House and Senate will meet in the House chamber to count those votes. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., as the departing president of the Senate, is expected to preside over the count, during which every state’s vote is opened and announced in alphabetical order.
Mr. Biden will then declare the winner based on who has the majority of votes — at least 270.
The United States Electoral College is a mechanism established by Article Two of the United States Constitution in the indirect United States presidential election system to select the President of the United States and Vice President of the United States. Citizens of the United States vote in each state at a general election to choose a slate of "electors" pledged to vote for a party's candidate
There are currently a total of 538 electors, corresponding to the 435 Representatives, the 100 Senators, plus three electors for the District of Columbia as provided for in the Twenty-third Amendment. Each state chooses electors amounting to the combined total of its Senators and Representatives. The Constitution bars any federal official, elected or appointed, from being an elector. The Office of the Federal Register is charged with administering the Electoral College.In most elections, the Electoral College has elected the candidate who received the most popular votes nationwide, except in four elections