Why do electors meet in their state capitals on the Monday after the second Wednesday in December?

March 9, 2020 Off By idswater

Why do electors meet in their state capitals on the Monday after the second Wednesday in December?

On the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December, the electors meet in their respective States to cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States. Read more about the qualifications and selection of the electors and restrictions, if any, on how they may vote.

When is the day of the Electoral College?

It’s the day in which US states vote to appoint presidential electors for the electoral college. And this year, it falls on November 3 (local time). This allocated day was amended in the Constitution back in 1845 by Congress.

Why is November 1st a holy day of obligation?

November 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Roman Catholic Church (All Saints Day). In addition, many businesses tallied their sales and expenses and did their books for the previous month on the first of each month. Congress feared that an unusually good or bad economic month might influence the vote if it were held on the 1st.

When do they mail out ballots in California?

On June 18, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law requiring the state’s election officials to mail a ballot to every registered, active voter for the November 3, 2020, general election. 15  Election workers process mailed-in ballots.

It’s the day in which US states vote to appoint presidential electors for the electoral college. And this year, it falls on November 3 (local time). This allocated day was amended in the Constitution back in 1845 by Congress.

November 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Roman Catholic Church (All Saints Day). In addition, many businesses tallied their sales and expenses and did their books for the previous month on the first of each month. Congress feared that an unusually good or bad economic month might influence the vote if it were held on the 1st.

On June 18, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law requiring the state’s election officials to mail a ballot to every registered, active voter for the November 3, 2020, general election. 15  Election workers process mailed-in ballots.