Was an Underwood typewriter once elected president of the United States? Election Administration deputy director William C. Kimberling
explains: "In the evolution of the Electoral College, there have been some interesting developments and remarkable outcomes. Critics often try to use these as examples of what can go wrong. Yet most of these historical curiosities were the result of profound political divisions within the country which the designers of the Electoral College system seem to have anticipated as needing resolution at a higher level." Our illustration appears in Business Journal, 1912, p. 26.