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The Founders View of Presidential Elections

Written By: Shane Hanson  |  Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012

 

            "The Electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by Ballot for two Persons, of whom one at least shall not be an Inhabitant of the same State with themselves. … The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; … In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President". - U.S. Constitution, Article 2, Section 1, Clause 3

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