Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2020

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190060152

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Presidential Elections and Majority Rule

The Rise, Demise, and Potential Restoration of the Jeffersonian Electoral College

Edward B. Foley

  • Outlines a solution for returning the Electoral College to the Jeffersonian ideal of popular sovereignty
  • Provides a primer on American presidential election history from the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 to the present
  • Discusses the effects of third-party candidates and the viability of run-off elections