The U.S. Congress will joint session to count Electoral College vote at 1pm ET on Jan.6, 2021.
Some issues of Congress joint session on 1/6
1 Time: 1pm ET
2 Procedures at the Joint Session
2.1 VP Mike Pence will preside over the joint session.
2.2 Pence announces procedures and the final result of votes.
2.3 Pence does not have unilateral power to change the course of the electoral count.
2.4 The joint session will hear the electoral vote count from each state, one by one, in alphabetical order.
3 Objections by Members of Congress
If 1 Rep. and 1 Sen. object to any state electoral count, the joint session will immediately pause.
3.1 The chambers will separate, with each holding up to 2 hours debate on that state’s electoral count. The chambers will then vote on the objection and return to the joint session.
3.2 For any state electoral count to be rejected, a majority of both the House and Senate must vote that way.
3.3 With each objection, the cycle repeats: pause the joint session, 2 hours of debate, vote, then return to the joint session.
4 How long will it take?
4.1 The length of time depends entirely on how many states’s results are objected to in both chambers.
4.2 The objections of Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin will lead to between 18 and 24 hours of debate and votes.
4.3 Republicans may also object to other states.
4.4 Some lawmakers and staffers are preparing for a possible all-night session on the electoral count.
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WATCH LIVE: House Republicans challenge Electoral College votes
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