the election of 1800

Updated: 10/6/2021
the election of 1800

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  • impossible
  • the votes have been counted it is a tie
  • tie
  • as you know burr is running for president and we cannot let that happen therefore i shall have you two cast blank votes on him and give Jefferson the win
  • understood
  • ¨citizens casting votes ¨
  • thank you for electing me as your president i expect to make u proud
  • Burr is on left while Jefferson is on the right burr decides to run for president instead of vice president
  • Hamilton arranged for Jefferson to win the tie breaker
  • requires a person to receive a majority of the electoral votes for vice president for that person to be elected vice president by the Electoral College. If no candidate for vice president has a majority of the total votes, the Senate, with each senator having one vote, chooses the vice president.
  • Jefferson won the tie breaker and became president
  • new party takes power
  • 12th amendment was passed which gave 1 vote per each elector