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Thomas Jefferson . . . the President

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Thomas Jefferson Won the Election and the Presidency
February 17, 1801

Three years after Jefferson was elected, the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution was adopted. This amendment states that the ballots used in the election process should indicate which person is running for President and which is running for Vice President.

Today, if you run for president of the United States, you won't have to worry about being elected vice president instead.

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