The 12th Constitutional Amendment

The 12th Constitutional Amendment was passed by Congress on December 9th, 1803. They titled it as "The Election of President and Vice President".

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The 12th Amendment was ratified June 15th, 1804. The Amendment states that "The Electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves... The 12th Amendment has not been changed except the the President and Vice-President every 4 or 8 years and has been the same sience 1804.

Americans may recieve one vote for one President and one Vice-President by ballot, then the votes will be counted by the President of the Senate with the House of Representitives present and the President and Vice-President with the most votes cast for them be be the new President and Vice-President of the United States of America. #amendment #kettner

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