At least by the standards set by the then-ongoing French Revolution.
But it was an important change in the way politics runs in the United States.
Today, when you vote for President, you vote for a Presidential nominee and a Vice-Presidential nominee, right?
Well, when the Constitution was framed, that wasn't the case.
Electors (of the Electoral College) actually cast their votes for President and Vice-President into the same box. Whomever came out with the most was President, and the second-most got to be Vice President. President Vice- President
Which led to a problem... If a Presidential candidate tied with his running mate, under the original Constitution, the House of Representatives would decide the election...
And if said running mate happened to be the extremely ambitions Aaron Burr... Well, things get complicated...
While campaigning for the Presidential Election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson chose Aaron Burr as a running mate.
The Democratically-aligned electors worked it out to where Jefferson would receive one more electoral vote than Burr, and everything would be good...