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Electoral Results 1820 - 1848

1820

Election Results

Election1820
PresidentJames Monroe [D-R]
Main OpponentJohn Quincy Adams [N-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  231Main Opponent:  1Total/Majority:  235/118
Popular Voteno record
Vice PresidentDaniel D. Tompkins (218)
V.P. OpponentsRichard Stockton (8), Daniel Rodney (4), Robert G. Harper (1), Richard Rush (1)
Notes235 electors were appointed, but only 232 votes were cast due to the deaths of electors from Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

 

Votes By State

 

For President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
James Monroe, of Virginia39483312391115237829158244117825231
John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts-------------1----------1
For Vice-President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Daniel D. Tompkins, of New York39-8331239107237829158244117825218
Richard Stockton, of New Jersey----------8-------------8
Robert G. Harper, of Maryland---------1--------------1
Richard Rush, of Pennsylvania-------------1----------1
Daniel Rodney, of Delaware--4---------------------4
Total Electoral Votes:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 39483312391115338829158254118825 

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1824

Election Results

Election1824
PresidentJohn Quincy Adams [Coalition]
Main OpponentAndrew Jackson [D-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  84Main Opponent:  99Total/Majority:  261/131
Popular VoteWinner:  113,122Main Opponent:  151,271
Votes for OthersWilliam H. Crawford (41), Henry Clay (37)
Vice PresidentJohn C. Calhoun (182)
V.P. OpponentsNathan Sanford (30), Nathaniel Macon (24), Andrew Jackson (13), Martin Van Buren (9), Henry Clay (2)
NotesJohn Q. Adams received fewer electoral votes and fewer popular votes than Andrew Jackson, but won the election in the House of Representatives, with 13 State delegations voting for John Q. Adams, 7 voting for Jackson and 3 voting for Crawford.

 

Votes By State

For President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee5---25-3-7-3--8115-28-1111--99*
John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts-81-1--29315--8-26---4--7-84*
William H. Crawford, of Georgia--29-----1-----5-------2441
Henry Clay, of Kentucky------14-----3--4-16------37
For Vice-President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
John C. Calhoun, of South Carolina5-1-3575910153-782915-28311117-182
Nathan Sanford, of New York------7--------7-16------30
Nathaniel Macon, of North Carolina-----------------------2424
Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee-8-------1--31----------13
Martin Van Buren, of New York---9--------------------9
Henry Clay, of Kentucky--2---------------------2
Total Electoral Vote:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 5839351459111533883615162841111724261
*No choice for President having been made by the people, the election devolved upon the House of Representatives, and John Quincy Adams was elected, receiving the votes of thirteen States to seven for Andrew Jackson and four for William H. Crawford.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1828

Election Results

Election1828
PresidentAndrew Jackson [D]
Main OpponentJohn Quincy Adams [N-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  178Main Opponent:  83Total/Majority:  261/131
Popular VoteWinner:  642,553Main Opponent:  500,897
Vice PresidentJohn C. Calhoun (171)
V.P. OpponentsRichard Rush (83), William Smith (7)

 

Votes By State

For President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee5--93514515-33--20151628-1111-24178
John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts-83-----8615--8816---4--7-83
For Vice-President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
John C. Calhoun, of South Carolina5--23514515-33--20151628-1111-24171
Richard Rush, of Pennsylvania-83-----8615--8816---4--7-83
William Smith, of South Carolina---7--------------------7
Total Electoral Vote:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 5839351459111533883615162841111724261

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1832

Election Results

 

Election1832
PresidentAndrew Jackson [D]
Main OpponentHenry Clay [N-R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  219Main Opponent:  49Total/Majority:  286/144
Popular VoteWinner:  701,780Main Opponent:  484,205
Votes for OthersJohn Floyd (11), William Wirt (7)
Vice PresidentMartin Van Buren (189)
V.P. OpponentsJohn Sergeant (49), William Wilkens (30), Henry Lee (11), Amos Ellmaker (7)
Notes2 electoral votes from Maryland were not cast.

 

Votes By State

For President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee7--1159-5103-447842152130--15-23219
Henry Clay, of Kentucky-83---15--514--------4----49
John Floyd, of Virginia--------------------11---11
William Wirt, of Maryland ---------------------7-7
For Vice-President:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Martin Van Buren, of New York7--1159-5103-4478421521---15-23189
John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania-83---15--514--------4----49
William Wilkins, of Pennsylvania------------------30-----30
Henry Lee, of Massachusetts--------------------11---11
Amos Ellmaker, of Pennsylvania----------------------7-7
Total Electoral Vote:ALCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 7831159155108*1444784215213041115723286

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1836

Election Results

Election1836
PresidentMartin Van Buren [D]
Main OpponentWilliam Henry Harrison [W]
Electoral VoteWinner:  170Main Opponent:  73Total/Majority:  294/148
Popular VoteWinner:  764,176Main Opponent:  550,816
Votes for OthersHugh L. White (26), Daniel Webster (14), William P. Mangum (11).
Vice PresidentRichard M. Johnson (147)
V.P. OpponentsFrancis Granger (77), John Tyler (47), William Smith (23)
NotesThe election for Vice President was decided in the Senate, with Johnson receiving 33 votes and Granger receiving 17 votes.

 

Votes By State

For President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Martin Van Buren, of New York738--5--510--3447-4215-304---23170
William H. Harrison, of Ohio---3--915--10-----8--21----7-73
Hugh L. White, of Tennessee----11------------------15--26
Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts-----------14--------------14
Willie P. Mangum, of North Carolina----------------------11---11
For Vice-President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky738--5--510--3447-4215-304----147*
Francis Granger, of New York---3--915---14----8--21----7-77*
John Tyler, of Virginia----11-----10-----------1115--47
William Smith, of Alabama-------------------------2323
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 73831159155101014344784215213041115723294
*There being no choice for Vice President by the people, the election devolved upon the Senate of the United States. Richard M. Johnson received 33 votes and Francis Granger 16 votes. Richard M. Johnson was thereupon declared elected Vice President.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1840

Election Results

Election1840
PresidentWilliam Henry Harrison [W]
Main OpponentMartin Van Buren [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  234Main Opponent:  60Total/Majority:  294/148
Popular VoteWinner:  1,275,390Main Opponent:  1,128,854
Vice PresidentJohn Tyler (234)
V.P. OpponentsRichard Johnson (48), L. W. Tazewell (11), James K. Polk (1)
NotesWilliam Henry Harrison died April 4, 1841. He was succeeded by John Tyler.

 

Votes By State

For President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
William H. Harrison, of Ohio--8311-915510101434--8421521304-157-234
Martin Van Buren, of New York73---5--------47------11--2360
For Vice-President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
John Tyler, of Virginia--8311-915510101434---8421521304-157-234
R. M. Johnson, of Kentucky73---5--------47---------2248
L. W. Tazewell, of Virginia----------------------11---11
James K. Polk, of Tennessee-------------------------11
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 73831159155101014344784215213041115723294
*William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States, died at Washington, April 4, 1841. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon John Tyler, Vice President, he accordingly took the oath of office April 6, 1841.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1844

Election Results

Election1844
PresidentJames K. Polk [D]
Main OpponentHenry Clay [W]
Electoral VoteWinner:  170Main Opponent:  105Total/Majority:  275/138
Popular VoteWinner:  1,339,494Main Opponent:  1,300,004
Vice PresidentGeorge M. Dallas (170)
V.P. OpponentTheodore Frelinghuysen (105)

 

Votes By State

For President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARI*SCTNVTVATotal
James K. Polk, of Tennessee93--10912-69--5676-36--26-9--17170
Henry Clay, of Kentucky--63---12--812----7-1123-4-136-105
For Vice-President:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARI*SCTNVTVATotal
George M. Dallas, of Pennsylvania93--10912-69--5676-36--26-9--17170
Theodore Frelinghuysen, of New Jersey--63---12--812----7-1123-4-136-105
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCTDEGAILINKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNVTVATotal
 936310912126981256767361123264913617275
*And Providence Plantations.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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

1848

Election Results

Election1848
PresidentZachary Taylor [W]
Main OpponentLewis Cass [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  163Main Opponent:  127Total/Majority:  290/146
Popular VoteWinner:  1,361,393Main Opponent:  1,223,460
Vice PresidentMillard Fillmore (163)
V.P. OpponentW. O. Butler (127)
NotesZachary Taylor died July 9, 1850. He was succeeded by Millard Fillmore.

 

Votes By State

For President:ALARCTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana--63310---126-812----73611-264-13-6--163
Lewis Cass, of Michigan93----9124--9--5676---23--9-4-174127
For Vice-President:ALARCTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
Millard Fillmore, of New York--63310---126-812----73611-264-13-6--163
W. O. Butler, of Kentucky93----9124--9--5676---23--9-4-174127
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
 9363310912412698125676736112326491346174290
*Zachary Taylor, twelfth President of the United States, died at Washington, July 9, 1850. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Millard Fillmore, he accordingly took the oath of office July 10, 1850.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

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