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An accountable executive

The Creation of the Electoral College

by Dr Nicholas Cole (npcole)

Cite as: Dr Nicholas Cole, ‘An accountable executive’ in N. P. Cole, Grace Mallon and Kat Howarth, The Creation of the Electoral College, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2016), item 65.

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An accountable executive


Even if not removable by state legislatures, this proposal did provide for removal under certain circumstances -- though the details of procedure were not specified. Compared to the standard that made it in to the final constitution, this initial proposal set out the rather lower standard of 'malpractice or neglect of duty'.

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