Join us as we take a fun and informative look at the history of Presidential elections in the United States of America as well as all sorts of topics directly related to how our government and elections work!
We also delve into the reasons and policies (Constitutional or otherwise) behind exactly what makes the highest offices in the land tick.
Harding Dies and Coolidge Becomes President | E...
Another one bites the dust.
Return to Normalcy - Election of 1920 | Episode...
After the Progressive Era and a big war... we need a little normal in our lives.
He Kept Us Out Of War - Election of 1916 | Epis...
Wilson is still a pretty popular guy!
Teddy Is Back! - Election of 1912 | Episode #04...
Roosevelt comes back for round 2... or is it 3?
The Battle of the Bills - Election of 1908 | Ep...
William Jennings Bryan is back. Again.
Don't Call Him Teddy - Election of 1904 | Episo...
He doesn't like being called Teddy...
The Assassination of William McKinley | Episode...
Why can't we all just be friends?
1896 Part 2 - The election of 1900| Episode #04...
It's round two for McKinley and Bryan
The Realignment Episode - Election of 1896 | Ep...
Two giants go up against each other. Will their parties survive?
Grover's Back! - Election of 1892 | Episode #03...
Can he win the popular vote three times in a row?
The Incumbent and a Democrat - Election of 1888...
Benjamin Harrison shakes things up a little in a big win.
Chester A Arthur and the Election of 1884 | Epi...
Arthur takes the wheel... and then hands it off to the Democrats.
The Assassination of James Garfield | Episode #...
If only they'd washed their hands...
The One Where Hayes Keeps His Promise - The Ele...
There's definitely something to be said for someone who keeps their promises.
The Election of 1876... What a Mess! | Episode ...
If you thought the 2000 election was messed up... you haven't seen anything yet.
The Republican Party Divides in the Election of...
When the going gets tough... leave your party.
The War Hero and the Election of 1868 | Episode...
Seymour says no but runs anyway in this episode.
Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and a Bunch of ...
Lincoln is dead, Johnson becomes president and the country tries to recover from war
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln | Episode ...
Lincoln is Killed and Johnson Becomes President
Lincoln, the Underdog? | Episode #028 | Electio...
Lincoln is a shoe-in, or is he? And, Copperheads want peace at all costs.
The Secession Episode | Episode #027 | Election...
Some states decided they were tired of being American. So they left.
Honest Abe and the Election of 1860 | Episode #...
In this episode: Lincoln is elected and the Union breaks up
The Election of 1856 | Episode #025 | Election ...
The Democrats say “Thanks, but no thanks” to Pierce and the Republicans run for the first time.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act and Bleeding Kansas | E...
In this episode: The Kansas-Nebraska Act and Kansas Bleeds
The Death of the Whig Party and Election of 185...
Democrats, Whigs . . . Wait, what’s the difference? Oh, and the Whig Party dies.
1850: An Unforeseen Turn of Events | Episode #0...
Zachary Taylor dies in office, Fillmore becomes President, and the Compromise of 1850 Happens
Marty Plays Spoiler in the Election of 1848 | E...
In this episode: Polk Achieves His Goals, Marty Disrupts an Election, and some guy gets to be President for a Day
Manifest Destiny and the Election of 1844 | Epi...
In this episode of Election College Texas causes some issues, His Accidency is irrelevant, and the Whigs try it again.
1841 and His Accidency | Episode #019 | Electio...
. . . and Tyler, too
Tippecanoe and Tyler too! - The Election of 184...
In this episode of Election College: The Panic of 1837, the Whigs unite, Tippecanoe and Tyler, too!
The Whigs Lose - 1836 Election | Episode #017 |...
In this episode of Election College the Whigs can’t decide on a candidate and Andy Jack picks his replacement.
The Eaton Affair and Election of 1832 | Episode...
National Political Conventions begin, Cabinet Wives fight, and Andy Jack’s Kitchen Cabinet
Andy Jack and Q Star in the Election of 1828 | ...
In this episode of Election College we kiss some babies and sling some mud
The Corrupt Bargain and Election of 1824 | Epis...
In this episode, The Era of Good Feelings is over, and the United States votes for a President it doesn’t get.
The Era of Good Feelings and Election of 1820 |...
Everyone is feeling so good... why even bother running against James Monroe?
1816: The Death of Federalism and Election of J...
It's easy to win when there's no competition!
The War of 1812 | Episode #011 | Election Colle...
The War of 1812 significantly impacts our identity as a country, as well as some upcoming elections
James Madison and the Dead Vice Presidents - 18...
Madison was so good at being President, all his Vice Presidents just gave up.
Exit Thomas Jefferson; Enter James Madison - Th...
Thomas Jefferson retires and George Clinton changes regimes.
The Louisiana Purchase and Election of 1804 | E...
In this episode of Election College...Jefferson buys a bunch of land for a little bit of money, hates Aaron Burr, and Aaron Burr kills a guy.
The 12th Amendment | Episode #007 | Election Co...
In this episode we take a break from talking about elections to discuss the 12th amendment
The Revolution of 1800 | Episode #006 | Electio...
War with France, His Rotundity is challenged, and Jefferson comes out on top.
His Rotundity Takes Over | Episode #005 | Elect...
When Washington finally retires, His Rotundity is there to fill the spot.
George Washington Wins Again | Episode #004 | E...
George Washington was a pretty cool guy. So they made him President again.
1788: The First Election | Episode #003 | Elect...
On this episode of Election College, we’ll discuss the first election that took place here in the United States and how it really wasn’t an election at all. Mystery? Intrigue? Suspense? Not really. But you’ll still like it.
Constitutional Convention and Electoral College...
When you vote, you vote directly for the President, right? Wrong.
The Continental Congress and Articles of Confed...
Today we’ll be talking about the Continental Congress and the Articles of Confederation
Introduction to Election College | Episode #000...