Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Alexander Hamilton on Voting

"A share in the sovereignty of the state, which is exercised by the citizens at large, in voting at elections is one of the most important rights of the subject, and in a republic ought to stand foremost in the estimation of the law." -Alexander Hamilton


adam said...

Great blog, keep it up!

Will Ferrell said...

What is the context of Hamilton's sentence? Hamilton said a few things in the Federalist Papers that were a bit disingenuous--to wit, meant to snow 'Anti-federalists'.