Scholar sheds light on 1800's confusing election

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  • Jon
    Jan. 29, 2008 8:04 a.m.

    Details about the 1800 election itself have been amply covered in other books, including John Ferling's Adams v. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 (Oxford, 2004).

  • Anonymous
    Jan. 20, 2008 7:54 a.m.

    How can he say "the constitution didn't talk about the electoral college"? The constitution defines it, and establishes its use. One would think a "compulsive researcher" on this topic would have read the constitution.