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Cite as: Dr Nicholas Cole, ‘Madison's comment on various modes of election’ in N. P. Cole, Grace Mallon and Kat Howarth, The Creation of the Electoral College, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2017), item 185.
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Madison's speech here records the most extended discussion in the records of the convention of the considerations that were in the minds of its members when they debated the various ways that a president might be chosen.
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