What happens if the electoral college is tied?


If the electoral is inconclusive,the election of the President goes to
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According to the 12th Amendment, if there is a tie, the new president would be decided by the House of Representatives. Each state is only given one vote, no matter how many representatives
In case of a tie, or if no one received a majority, the House of Representatives would choose the president, with each state having one vote.
If no candidate receives a majority of the votes of the Electoral College (which would be the case if there were a tie), the election ends up being decided by the House of Representatives
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There has never been a tie in the US Electoral College before. If this happens then the house selects the new president and the senate selects the new vice president ...
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