2010 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 15 - Presidential Elections
2-15-104 - Meeting of electors.

2-15-104. Meeting of electors.

(a)  The electors shall meet at the seat of government of this state at the time prescribed by the laws of the United States and perform the duties required of them by the laws of the United States.

(b)  The governor shall immediately deliver to the electors present a certificate of all the names of the electors.

(c)  (1)  The electors shall cast their ballots in the electoral college for the candidates of the political party which nominated them as electors if both candidates are alive.

     (2)  If the presidential candidate of the party is dead or both the presidential and vice presidential candidates of the party are dead, the electors may cast their ballots in the electoral college as they see fit.

     (3)  If the vice presidential candidate of the party is dead, the electors shall cast their ballots in the electoral college for the presidential candidate of the political party which nominated them as electors but may cast their ballots in the electoral college for vice president as they see fit.

[Acts 1972, ch. 740, § 1; T.C.A., § 2-1504.]  

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