Lampi named recipient of NEH commendation

James Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, presented Philip Lampi, the driving force and researcher behind the A New Nation Votes project, with a commendation "for scholarly perseverance and tireless research into election returns from the earliest decades of the American republic" at a ceremony at the American Antiquarian Society on February 16, 2012.

DCA would like to send out our congratulations to Phil and thank him for his years of work that have made A New Nation Votes a reality. Phil is a tireless researcher, a keen scholar, and just about the nicest person one could ever hope to meet.