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an annulment of that hastily conceived marriage can't come too soon
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There is some legal debate as to whether this would lead to Congress electing an interim president, as stipulated in the Constitution, or whether precedent from state annulments could lead to a direct, general vote.
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Annulment usually applies to marriage. In some states an annulment may be carried out by a court ("judicial annulment"), but annulment is generally practiced by a church ("ecclesiastic annulment"), and principally the Roman Catholic Church, which traditionally hasn't permitted divorce. The usual acceptable reason for annulment is a "failure to consummate" the marriage by having children. Unlike a marriage that ends in divorce, an annulled marriage is considered never to have existed. Other things can be annulled as well, including a contract (if one party fails to comply with its terms) or an election (if it wasn't carried out properly).
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