Place and Time of Meeting
of 2016 Presidential Electors

 
Monday, December 19, 2016
(first Monday after the second Wednesday in December after presidential election)

This information was compiled for the 2008 Presidential Election
and is subject to updating and/or changes for 2016.


"The electors shall meet in their respective States... The Congress may determine... the day on which [the electors] shall give their votes, which day shall be the same throughout the United States"
U.S. Constitution: Article II, Section 1, clauses 3 and 4

"The electors of President and Vice President of each State shall meet and give their votes on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December next following their appointment at such place in each State as the legislature of such State shall direct"
United States Code: Title 3, section 7


 
STATE place of meeting time of meeting UTC citation
ALABAMA Sec'y of State's office 12 noon CST 1800 Ala. Code 17-19-7
ALASKA Director of Elections' office 11 a.m. AK-ST 2000 Ak. Statutes 15.30.070
ARIZONA Executive Tower 2 p.m. MST 2100  
ARKANSAS Sec'y of State's office 10 a.m. CST 1600 Ark. Code 7-8-306
CALIFORNIA State Capitol 2 p.m. PST 2200 Calif. Elections Code 6904
COLORADO Governor's office 12 noon MST 1900 Colo. Rev. Statutes 1-4-304(1)
CONNECTICUT Sec'y of State's office 12 noon EST 1700 Conn. Gen. Statutes 9-176
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA the District (of Columbia) no time set   U.S. Constitution, 23rd Amendment: section 1
DELAWARE Dover (the state capital) no time set   Del. Code 15:4303
FLORIDA Tallahassee (the state capital) 12 noon EST 1700 Fla. Statutes 103.051
GEORGIA Seat Of Gov't 12 noon EST 1700 Ga. Official Code 21-2-11
HAWAII the state capital (Honolulu) 2 p.m. HI-ST 0000 the next day Hi. Rev. Statutes 14-26
IDAHO Seat of Gov't 12 noon MST 1900 Ida. Code 34-1503
ILLINOIS Sec'y of State's office 10 a.m. CST 1600 Ill. Compiled Statutes 10-5/21-4
INDIANA State House of Rep.s Chamber 10 a.m. EST 1500 Ind. Code 3-10-4-7(a)
IOWA State Capitol no time set   Code of Ia. 54.7
KANSAS the state capital (Topeka) 12 noon CST 1800 Kan. Statutes 25.802
KENTUCKY State Capitol 12 noon EST 1700 Ky. Rev. Statutes 118.445
LOUISIANA State Capitol no time set (though other statutes imply 12 noon CST to no later than 4 p.m. CST) [1800-2200] La. Rev. Statutes 18:1263
MAINE House of Rep.s Chamber (State House) 2 p.m. EST 1900 Me. Rev. Statutes T.21-A;804
MARYLAND State House no time set   Code of Md. Art.33(Elec.Code), 8-505
MASSACHUSETTS State House 3 p.m. EST 2000 Mass. Gen. Laws c.54, 148
MICHIGAN Senate Chamber (State Capitol) 2 p.m. EST 1900 Mich. Compiled Laws 168.47
MINNESOTA Executive Chamber (State Capitol) 12 noon CST 1800 Minn. Statutes 208.08
MISSISSIPPI Seat of Gov't no time set   Miss. Code 23-15-789
MISSOURI Seat of Gov't 2 p.m. CST 2000 Mo. Rev. Statutes 128.130
MONTANA Helena (the state capital) 2 p.m. MST 2100 Mont. Code 13-25-104
NEBRASKA Governor's office 2 p.m. CST 2000 Neb. Rev. Statutes 32-713
NEVADA Seat of Gov't 2 p.m. PST 2200 Nev. Rev. Statutes 298.030
NEW HAMPSHIRE State House 12 noon EST 1700 N.H. Rev. Statutes c.660, 27
NEW JERSEY State House 3 p.m. EST 2000 N.J. Rev. Statutes 19:36-1
NEW MEXICO Sec'y of State's office 11 a.m. MST 1800 N.M. Statutes 1-15-6
NEW YORK State Capitol 12 noon EST 1700 N.Y. Election Law 12-104
NORTH CAROLINA old House of Rep.s Hall (State Capitol) 12 noon EST 1700 Gen. Statutes of N.C. 163-209
NORTH DAKOTA Governor's office 1 p.m. CST 1900 N.D. Century Code 16.1-14-04
OHIO selected by Sec'y of State 12 noon EST 1700 Ohio Rev. Code 3505.39
OKLAHOMA Governor's office 10 a.m. CST 1600 Okla. Statutes 26-10-107
OREGON State Capitol no time set   Ore. Rev. Statutes 248.370
PENNSYLVANIA Seat of Gov't 12 noon EST 1700 Pa. Consolidated Statutes 25*3192
RHODE ISLAND State House 12 noon EST 1700 Gen. Laws of R.I. 17-4-11
SOUTH CAROLINA State Capitol 11 a.m. EST 1600 Code of Laws of S.C. 7-19-90
SOUTH DAKOTA Seat of Gov't 12 noon CST 1800 S.D. Codified Laws 12-24-4
TENNESSEE Seat of Gov't no time set   Tenn. Code 2-15-104
TEXAS State Capitol 2 p.m. CST 2000 Tex. Election Code 192.006
UTAH Lt. Governor's office 12 noon MST 1900 Utah Code 20A-13-304
VERMONT State House no time set   Vt. Statutes 17-2732
VIRGINIA State Capitol 12 noon EST 1700 Code of Va. 24-2.203
WASHINGTON Seat of Gov't 12 noon PST 2000 Rev. Code of Wash. 29.71.040
WEST VIRGINIA Governor's office no time set   W.Va Code 3-1-14
WISCONSIN State Capitol 12 noon CST 1800 Wis. Statutes 7.75(1)
WYOMING Sec'y of State's office 12 noon MST 1900 Wyo. Statutes 22-19-106
 
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