United States Presidential Elections, 1788-1860: The by Michael J. Dubin

By Michael J. Dubin

This significant reference paintings offers whole returns for the presidential elections by way of country and county for the interval 1788 to 1860. this knowledge is nowhere else to be had in a single quantity, and masses of it's been pieced jointly via years of analysis of unique assets of many varieties. The paintings starts off with a background of vote casting for presidential electors and the impression of political events at the electors, and prefaces the most textual content with listings of election dates, county names (past and present), celebration abbreviations utilized in the ebook, and counties created following each one state's first well known election of electors. the most a part of the booklet, the election returns, comprises every one candidate's identify, celebration, variety of votes and percent of votes. Explanatory footnotes and resource info accompany the returns, in addition to maps that exhibit presidential election districts for these states and elections while presidential elections have been so performed. Researchers conversant in Mr. Dubin's big Congressional Elections paintings will comprehend the scope, element, accuracy and distinctiveness of this new paintings.

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80%) (47) (6) *Electors chosen by the legislature. **No returns located. †Republican slate pledged to James Monroe. Connecticut Electors chosen by the legislature Delaware Electors chosen by the legislature Georgia Electors chosen by the legislature Kentucky Northern District (four elected) Charles Scott (D-R) Robert Trimble (D-R) Hubbard Taylor (D-R) Christopher Greenup (D-R) William Irvine Thomas Bodley Duval Payne John Simpson John Payne Walter Carr Thomas Wilson 2,679 2,064 1,936 1,860 1,394 841 751 729 579 579 564 (4,437) 16 ¡808 Robert H.

Massachusetts Electors chosen by the legislature New Hampshire Electors chosen by the legislature New Jersey Electors chosen by the legislature New York Electors chosen by the legislature North Carolina Electors were chosen by district. The number in parentheses next to each county indicates the electoral district it was in. *No returns located. 0%) SOURCES—Manuscript returns; Raleigh Register, November ¡¡ and ¡8, ¡800. 4. South Carolina Electors chosen by the legislature Tennessee The legislature chose three electors from each county in the state who in turn picked one elector from each of three districts in the state.

22¡. 3%) Rhode Island Electors chosen by the legislature South Carolina Electors chosen by the legislature Tennessee Electors chosen by the legislature Vermont Electors chosen by the legislature NOTES ¡. This was the first presidential election in which the role of parties was the paramount factor. While there was no formal nomination process, it was generally accepted that Adams and Je›erson were the presidential candidates of their respective parties. Electoral candidates were pledged in advance on behalf of these two individuals and their running mates.

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