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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1828 - 12:00pm
Polls Open December 03, 1828 - 06:00am
Polls Close December 03, 1828 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1829 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1833 - 12:00am
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedChronicler June 19, 2008 09:30pm
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Recap of the Popular Vote

Andrew Jackson won a 56-44% victory in the popular vote of 1828, which was good for an electoral vote margin of 167-80. Two states with 14 electoral votes (DE and SC) chose Presidential Electors through their legislatures.

Legislative Selection of Presidential Electors

When the South Carolina legislature appointed 11 Electors, it also issued a series of resolutions objecting to the tariff. These resolutions were printed in the New-Hampshire Sentinel on 12/26/1828.

The Delaware legislature chose its Presidential Electors for the last time. It chose three Adams Electors.

Casting the Electoral Votes

The Presidential Electors gathered in their respective state capitols on 12/3/1828 to cast the electoral votes. One Jackson Elector in Georgia named John Moore declined to serve, since he had become an Adams supporter [Augusta Chronicle, 11/28/1828]. Also in Georgia, where two different Democratic factions offered competing Jackson slates, a slate not pledged to any VP nominee was elected. Seven of the nine Electors in Georgia cast their VP votes for William Smith of SC. The Baltimore Patriot carried a letter in its issue of 12/15/1828 which stated "Great surprise was expressed by the whole Assembly at the entirely unexpected vote conferred on ... Smith... The vote for Vice President was a subject of much speculat

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won02/09/1825
NameJohn Quincy Adams Votes13 (54.17%)
Term03/04/1825 - 03/04/1829 Margin6 (+25.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/05/1832
NameAndrew Jackson Votes219 (76.57%)
Term03/04/1833 - 03/04/1837 Margin170 (+59.44%)
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Name Sen. Andrew Jackson (I) President John Quincy Adams  
PartyDemocratic National Republican  
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Certified Votes178 (68.20%) 83 (31.80%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -95 (-36.40%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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AENM Angry Russian
D Jason
R TurnerforCongress
J Dr. Cynic
IndP 6921
D Andy
I TX_Socialist
R Rockefeller Republican
 

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Mar 04, 1829 07:00pm Mar 04, 1829 07:00pm Inauguration 11th Presidential Inauguration  Chronicler 

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