Congressional Record Accounts
A First-Hand Look at the Selection of the President
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The most exciting moments in the history of the electoral college can be found first-hand in these accounts from the House Journal and Congressional Record.

1801 -- Election of Thomas Jefferson
1821 -- Election of James Monroe
1825 -- Election of John Quincy Adams
1829 -- Election of Andrew Jackson
1865 -- Election of Abraham Lincoln
1869 -- Election of Ulysses S. Grant
1873 -- Re-Election of Ulysses S. Grant
1997 -- Election of Bill Clinton
2000 -- Election of George W. Bush
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