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Q: How many times has the House of Representatives had to choose president?
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Impeach means to bring charges against the holder of a public office, usually the president. The House of Representatives has the power to impeach, while the Senate decides whether or not to remove from office.


What statement describes a difference between the legislative procedures of the House of Representatives and the Senate?

The filibuster can be used in the Senate but not in the House


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What is the 12th amendment to the constitution of the United States?

The 12th amendment requires separate electoral ballots for the president and vice president. This was created because, during the election of 1800 Thomas Jefferson & Aaron burr were going against the federalists, Jefferson & burr won, but they each received 73 electoral votes and the house of representatives had to re vote 35 times until on the 36th ballot Jefferson won. This happened because during that time the 2 people that got the highest votes were president and vice president, even if they were in different political parties. The Twelfth Amendment (Amendment XII) to the United States Constitution provides the procedure by which the President and Vice President are elected. It replaced the procedure of the Electoral College under Article II, Section 1, Clause 3, which demonstrated problems in the elections of 1796 and 1800. The Twelfth Amendment was proposed by the Congress on December 9, 1803 and was ratified by the requisite number of state legislatures on June 15, 1804. The Twelfth Amendment (1804) corrects a problem that has arisen in the method of electing the president and vice president. This amendment provides for the Electoral College to use separate ballots in voting for president and vice president.


What kind of session can the president call?

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How how many times has the house of representatives had to choose the president?

John Quincy Adams in 1825


What President was elected five times to the House of Representatives?

JOhn Quincy Adams


What led to James Buchanan to run for president?

He got elected to the House Of Representatives five times


There is to the number of times a senator may be elected?

There are no term limits for the Senate or House of Representatives in the United States. Senators can be elected however many times their voters choose.


How can the U. S. House of Representatives choose the president?

The House of Representatives elects the U. S. President whenever no candidate receives more than half of all electoral votes. Since 1964, that minimum number has been 270 votes. A tie vote of 269-269 would send the election to the House. If the House chooses the president, the vote is conducted in a special way-- every state delegation gets one vote. This has happened two times, in 1800 and in 1824.


How many times can a member of the house be re-elected?

There is no limit to the number of times a member of the House of Representatives can be elected.


How many times has the house chose the president?

The House of Representatives has voted to elect the president twice, in 1824 because none of the candidates received a majority of electoral votes. The House of Representatives voted to elect John Quincy Adams. Also, the 1800 Presidential Election was decided by the House of Representatives, who elected Thomas Jefferson.


How many times can a person be elected to the House of Representatives or Senate?

about 14


How many times can you run for the US House of Representatives?

You can run for office as many times as you like. Where an office has term limits, you may be limited in how many terms you can serve, but that is different from running for election.The US House of Representatives is not subject to term limits so a Representative can serve as many terms as his or her district will elect him or her to.(There is no limit to the number of times a person may run for House of Representatives.)


How many times has Barack Obama vetoed the continuing resolution for the budget?

Zero times, the CR has never made it past the senate. The president can only veto bills that have passed in both the house of representatives and the senate.


How many times may person run for office in the House of Representatives?

No Limit


How many times may a US represenative be re-elected?

A representative to the US Congress (either to the House of Representatives or the Senate) has no restriction on the number of times they can be elected.