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The runner-up presidency : the elections that defied America's popular will (and how our democracy remains in danger), Mark Weston

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The runner-up presidency : the elections that defied America's popular will (and how our democracy remains in danger)
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The runner-up presidency
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the elections that defied America's popular will (and how our democracy remains in danger)
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Mark Weston
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eng
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324.973
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JK524
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.W47 2016
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non fiction
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The runner-up presidency : the elections that defied America's popular will (and how our democracy remains in danger), Mark Weston
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207) and index
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Contents
Introduction: Electoral votes: a risky game of dice -- What were the founders thinking? The electoral system's oddities, origins, and benefits -- Florida, Bush v. Gore, and the 2000 election -- The loser wins: Rutherford B. Hayes (1876) -- The loser wins again: Benjamin Harrison (1888) -- The house decides: Jefferson v. Burr (1800) -- The house decides again: John Quincy Adams v. Andrew Jackson (1824) -- 1968: a close call with George Wallace -- Direct elections and other flawed proposals to fix our system -- How Barack Obama nearly became a runner-up president: the search for a more perfect electoral system -- Two small repairs: winner-takes-most (not all) and a better way to deal with deadlocks -- Appendix A: Three possible constitutional amendments -- Appendix B: Winner-takes-most's roughly equal sacrifices from state to state -- Appendix C: Past elections under the winner-takes-most reform
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viii, 215 pages
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