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Electoral Results 1788 - 1816

1788

Election Results

Election1788
PresidentGeorge Washington [F]
Main OpponentJohn Adams [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  69Main Opponent:  34Total/Majority:  69/35
Popular Voteno record
Votes for OthersJohn Jay (9), Robert H. Harrison (6), John Rutledge (6), John Hancock (4), George Clinton (3), Samuel Huntington (2), John Milton (2), James Armstrong (1), Benjamin Lincoln (1), Edward Telfair (1)
Vice PresidentJohn Adams
NotesFor all intents and purposes, Washington was unopposed for election as President. Under the system then in place, votes for Vice President were not differentiated from votes for President.

 

Votes By State

Name of candidateCTDEGAMDMANHNJPASCVATotal
George Washington, Esq735610561071069
John Adams, Esq5---10518-534
Samuel Huntington, Esq2---------2
John Jay, Esq-3----5--19
John Hancock, Esq-------2114
Robert H. Harrison, Esq---6------6
George Clinton, Esq---------33
John Rutledge, Esq--------6-6
John Milton, Esq--2-------2
James Armstrong, Esq--1-------1
Edward Telfair, Esq--1-------1
Benjamin Lincoln, Esq--1-------1
Total electoral vote735610561071069

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1792

Election Results

Election1792
PresidentGeorge Washington [F]
Main OpponentJohn Adams [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  132Main Opponent:  77Total/Majority:  132/67
Popular Voteno record
Votes for OthersGeorge Clinton (50), Thomas Jefferson (4), Aaron Burr (1)
Vice PresidentJohn Adams
NotesFor all intents and purposes, Washington was unopposed for election as President. Under the system then in place, votes for Vice President were not differentiated from votes for President.

 

Votes By State

Name of candidateCTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCPARISCVTVATotal
George Washington, of Virginia93448166712121548321132
John Adams, of Massachusetts93--81667--14473-77
George Clinton, of New York--4-----12121---2150
Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia---4-----------4
Aaron Burr, of New York------------1--1
Total electoral vote93448166712121548321132

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1796

Election Results

Election1796
PresidentJohn Adams [F]
Main OpponentThomas Jefferson [D-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  71Main Opponent:  68Total/Majority:  138/69
Popular Voteno record
Votes for OthersThomas Pinckney (59), Aaron Burr (30), Samuel Adams (15), O. Ellsworth (11), George Clinton (7), John Jay (5), James Iredell (3), S. Johnston (2), George Washington (2), John Henry (2), Charles C. Pinckney (1)
Vice PresidentThomas Jefferson

 

Votes By State

Name of candidateCTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCPARISCTNVTVATotal
John Adams, of Massachusetts93--7166712114--4171
Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia--444----1114-83-2068
Thomas Pinckney, of South Carolina43--413-71212-8-4159
Aaron Burr, of New York---43----613--3-130
Samuel Adams, of Massachusetts---------------1515
O. Ellsworth, of Connecticut-----16----4----11
John Jay, of New York5---------------5
George Clinton, of New York--4------------37
S. Johnston, of North Carolina-----2----------2
James Iredell, of North Carolina---------3------3
George Washington, of Virginia---------1-----12
C. C. Pinckney, of South Carolina---------1------1
John Henry, of Maryland----2-----------2
Total electoral vote9344101667121215483421138

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1800

Election Results

 

Election1800
PresidentThomas Jefferson [D-R]
Main OpponentAaron Burr [D-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  73Main Opponent:  73Total/Majority:  138/70
Popular Voteno record
Votes for OthersJohn Adams (65), Charles C. Pinckney (64), John Jay (1)
Vice PresidentAaron Burr
NotesPrior to ratification of the 12th Amendment, votes for President and Vice President were not listed on separate ballots. Although John Adams ran as Jefferson's main opponent in the general election, running-mates Jefferson and Burr received the same number of electoral votes. The election was decided in the House of Representatives, with 10 State delegations voting for Jefferson, 4 voting for Burr and 2 making no choice.

 

Votes By State

Name of candidateCTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCPARISCTNVTVATotal
Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia--445---1288-83-21*73
Aaron Burr, of New York--445---1288-83-21*73
John Adams, of Massachusetts93--51667-474--4-65
Charles C. Pinckney, of South Carolina93--51667-473--4-64
John Jay, of New York-----------1----1
Total electoral vote9344101667121215483421138
*There being no choice for President by the people, the election devolved upon the House of Representatives, and February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was chosen by the votes of ten States, to four for Aaron Burr, and two blank.

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1804

Election Results

 

Election1804
PresidentThomas Jefferson [D-R]
Main OpponentCharles C. Pinckney [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  162Main Opponent:  14Total/Majority:  176/89
Popular Voteno record
Vice PresidentGeorge Clinton (162)
V.P. OpponentsRufus King (14)

 

Votes By State

For President:CTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia--689197819143204105624162
Charles C. Pinckney, of South Carolina93--2------------14
For Vice-President:CTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
George Clinton, of New York--689197819143204105624162
Rufus King, of New York93--2------------14
Total electoral vote936811197819143204105624176

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

 

1808

Election Results

 

Election1808
PresidentJames Madison [D-R]
Main OpponentCharles C. Pinckney [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  122Main Opponent:  47Total/Majority:  175/88
Popular Voteno record
Votes for OthersGeorge Clinton (6)
Vice PresidentGeorge Clinton (113)
V.P. OpponentsRufus King (47), John Langdon (9), James Monroe (3), James Madison (3)

 

Votes By State

For President:CTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
James Madison, of Virginia--679--81311320-105624122
George Clinton, of New York--------6--------6
Charles C. Pinckney, of South Carolina93--2197--3--4----47
For Vice-President:CTDEGAKYMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
George Clinton, of New York--679--81311-20-105-24113
James Madison, of Virginia--------3--------3
James Monroe, of Virginia--------3--------3
John Langdon, of New Hampshire----------3----6-9
Rufus King, of New York93--2197--3--4----47
Total electoral vote936711197819143204105624175

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1812

Election Results

 

Election1812
PresidentJames Madison [D-R]
Main OpponentDe Witt Clinton [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  128Main Opponent:  89Total/Majority:  217/109
Popular Voteno record
Vice PresidentElbridge Gerry (131)
V.P. OpponentsJared Ingersoll (86)

 

Votes By State

For President:CTDEGAKYLAMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
James Madison, of Virginia--81236----15725-118825128
De Witt Clinton, of New York94---5228829---4----89
For Vice-President:CTDEGAKYLAMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Elbridge Gerry, of Massachusetts--8123621--15725-118825131
Jared Ingersoll, of Pennsylvania94---5207829---4----86
Total electoral vote94812311228829157254118825217

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1816

Election Results

Election1816
PresidentJames Monroe [D-R]
Main OpponentRufus King [F]
Electoral VoteWinner:  183Main Opponent:  34Total/Majority:  217/109
Popular Voteno record
Vice PresidentDaniel D. Tompkins (183)
V.P. OpponentsJohn E. Howard (22), James Ross (5), John Marshall (4), Robert G. Harper (3)

 

Votes By State

For President:CTDEGAINKYLAMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
James Monroe, of Virginia--831238-8829158254118825183
Rufus King, of New York93-----22-----------34
For Vice-President:CTDEGAINKYLAMDMANHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Daniel D. Tompkins, of New York--831238-8829158254118825183
John E. Howard, of Maryland-------22-----------22
James Ross, of Pennsylvania5------------------5
John Marshall, of Virginia4------------------4
Robert G. Harper, of Maryland-3-----------------3
Total electoral vote93831238228829158254118825217

 

Sources:

1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig