Adams and Wilson gain 1 Popularity.
Adams would like to pass a Tariff and some taxes. However,the
necessary office of Secretary of the Treasury is in the hands of
the Opponent and the non-player rules specify that the Opponent does not agree
to any tax or tariff unless the nation is in debt.
After calculating interest, the nation is now $39 million in debt.
The Conservative main candidate is Adams.
The Liberal main candidate is Jefferson.
Public Support is at 5 for the Conservatives, so the Liberals must choose
their running mate first.
The Opponent chooses one not from the same state as the main candidate with
New York at the top of the list. As it happens he does have a New Yorker, so
George Clinton is designated.
The player chooses James Wilson.
The non-player rules for placement
specify that they try to claim states that are closer to those of the human
player, have more votes and if tied, randomly among the tied options.
Initial election placements
The candidate placements in order:
Final election placements
James Wilson becomes the new president. John Adams disdains to become Vice President and retires, scoring 1 point.