Electoral College

December 17, 2012 - 2:33 PM
Members of Vermont's electoral college take their oath of office on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Montpelier, Vt. The three Vermonters have cast the state's votes in the Electoral College that will formally elect President Barack Obama to a second term. Vermont was the first state whose electoral votes were placed in the column of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. From left, Sherry Merrick of Post Mills, William Sander of Jeffersonville and State Rep. Kevin Christie of Hartford. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)