3 U.S. Code § 1 - Time of appointing electors

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The electors of President and Vice President shall be appointed, in each State, on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, in every fourth year succeeding every election of a President and Vice President.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 672.)
Short Title of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–283, § 1,Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3045, provided that: “This Act [enacting provisions set out as a note under section 102 of this title and amending provisions set out as notes under section 102 of this title, section 1101 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and section 435b of Title 50, War and National Defense] may be cited as the ‘Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010’.”
Short Title of 1996 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–331, § 1(a),Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4053, provided that: “This Act [enacting sections 401, 402, 411 to 417, 421, 425, 431, 435, 451 to 456, and 471 of this title and sections 1296, 1413, and 3901 to 3908 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, amending sections 1346 and 2402 of Title 28, repealing section 1219 of Title 2, The Congress, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 401 of this title, section 1219 of Title 2, and section 1296 of Title 28] may be cited as the ‘Presidential and Executive Office Accountability Act’.”
Short Title of 1988 Amendment

Pub. L. 100–398, § 1,Aug. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 985, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 3345, 3348, and 5723 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and enacting and amending provisions set out as notes under section 102 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Presidential Transitions Effectiveness Act’.”
Constitutional Provisions

Time of choosing electors, see Const. Art. 2, § 1, cl. 3.

 

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