Federalist No. 68 – Alexander Hamilton
- The Electoral College allows the sense of the people playing a role in selecting the President without mayhem and disorder.
- A direct election would bring us chaos and instability.
- Electors in the Electoral College would be unbiased since they don’t hold office.
- This ensures that the President is a man of virtue and ability.
- There are possibilities where the House can select the President if there is no majority.