Electoral College Vote Count
Joint Session of Congress Makes the Final Tally
"The certificate of the electoral vote of the state of Colorado seems to be regular in form and authentic…"
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate convened in a Joint Session of Congress on Friday, January 6, 2017 to count and certify the votes of the electoral college for the next President of the United States. The Joint Session is the final step in counting and validating the Electoral College votes in a presidential election, paving the way for the peaceful transition of power to take place on January 20, 2017, during the 58th Presidential Inauguration.