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In September, we wrote about “The Electoral College and Massachusetts Law”, explaining how the Electoral College works in Massachusetts with links to the law.

A Certificate of Ascertainment listing the Elector-candidates in the 2016 Presidential Election, with vote totals next to their names, has been filed with the Archivist of the United States by Governor Baker, as prescribed by law.

MGL c. 54, § 148 prescribes the meeting date, time and place for Massachusetts Electors. On December 19, 2016, the Massachusetts Electors voted for President and Vice-President and executed a Certificate of Vote.

The 2016 Electoral College Results will be posted on the National Archives and Records Administration website, which also has a wealth of information on the U.S. Electoral College. To learn about other states’ laws on Presidential Electors, the National Association of Secretaries of States has prepared a state-by-state list of laws concerning the designation and meeting of presidential electors.

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