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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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An entertaining and important account of presidential elections in which the winner of the popular vote lost or came all too close to losing, focusing on the Constitutional Convention in 1787, the disputed elections of 1876 and 2000, the deadlocks of 1800 and 1824 (when the elections were thrown to the House of Representatives) and the close call during the tumultuous year ...more
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Published March 1st 2016 by Lyons Press
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