This article is from the Prophecies of Nostradamus FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org.
I p 148 (cVII-41)
The presidents of the U.S., a supposedly free country, have been
abusing their power to an increasingly greater extent. During a time
of social unrest even more so than the period of Viet Nam and
Watergate, the electoral college will be evenly split over the
election of the new president. The process will stalemate, with many
people clamoring for whichever candidate they voted for, causing
enormous tension in the country. Internationally it will be a
Because of the split, and the extremely volatile and explosive social
unrest, putting either candidate in office instead of the other could
start a civil war or a revolution. After a long time of impassioned
speeches invoking patriotism and the founding fathers, a compromise
solution of holding another election will be taken, and a candidate
will be installed without disaster.