Counting Electoral Votes (CRS)

12.14.20 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

The procedural steps leading up to inauguration of the next President on January 20, 2021 are described in a recent Congressional Research Service publication. See The Electoral College: A 2020 Presidential Election TimelineCRS In Focus, October 22, 2020.

An updated CRS report describes the joint session of Congress at which electoral votes are certified and counted. See Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures at the Joint Session, Including Objections by Members of Congress, December 8, 2020.