1.0 State Reference Deck:

South Carolina is shown on its card as having an Electoral Vote total of 10, but the map shows South Carolina as having 8 Electoral Votes. The map is correct, in this case - South Carolina had eight (8) Electoral Votes in 1860.  The Vermont card, likewise is incorrect at 3, with the map stating 2, which is correct.


2.0 Platform Speeches:

One of the Platform Speech cards mentions that the Platform Speech may ignore normal placement costs, but not all Platform Speeches say so. This is incorrect. All Platform Speeches ignore PCF placement cost.


3.0 Polling and Strongholds:

There is some confusion as to how Strongholds work, due to the varying versions of the Stronghold rules printed on the map, and in the rulebook.  To clarify, consider the following to be official:

A Party with a Stronghold will always win ties during Regional or Final Polling in which it has achieved at least PCR. That is to say, for example, if a state (such as Texas) has a PCR of '2', and a party treats Texas as a stronghold, then the Party must have at LEAST 2 in the state in order to win the state during ties. A Party with a Stronghold does NOT require Plurality in order to win a tie, ONLY PCR.


4.0 The Constitutional Unionists, Party Advantage:

The state strongholds in Kentucky and Missouri TRUMP the Constitutional Unionist special rule, but they do -not- replace it. That is to say, if the Northern Democrats or the Southern Democrats do not meet the requirements to win Strongholds during ties (ie: PCR, a discussed in Errata Item 3.0), the Constitutional Unionist player may still use his party advantage, as described in the rules. It is only when the two rules come into conflict that the State Strongholds take effect with priority over the Constitutional Unionist party advantage.

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