Federalist Number 61

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members From the New York PacketTuesday, February 26, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: THE more candid opposers of the provision respecting elections, contained in the plan of the convention, when pressed in argument, will sometimes concede the propriety of that provision; with this qualification, however, that … Continue reading Federalist Number 61

Federalist Number 60

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members From the New York PacketTuesday, February 26, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: WE HAVE seen, that an uncontrollable power over the elections to the federal government could not, without hazard, be committed to the State legislatures. Let us now see, what would be the … Continue reading Federalist Number 60

Federalist Number 59

Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members From the New York PacketFriday, February 22, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: THE natural order of the subject leads us to consider, in this place, that provision of the Constitution which authorizes the national legislature to regulate, in the last resort, the election of its own members. It … Continue reading Federalist Number 59