Twice in the history of the United States the nation has been brought to the verge of civil war by difficulties growing out of presidential elections. And yet no system was ever devised with more care to preclude any reasonable complaint.
Cooley, Thomas M. "The Method of Electing the President." A.S. Hewitt, co-author. Int'l Rev. 5 (1878): 198-206.
Constitutional Law Commons, Election Law Commons, Law and Politics Commons, Legal History Commons, President/Executive Department Commons