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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1800 - 12:00pm
Polls Open December 03, 1800 - 06:00am
Polls Close December 03, 1800 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1801 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1805 - 12:00am
Turnout 0.01% Total Population
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedChronicler February 29, 2008 04:18pm
Data SourcesThe Glorious Burden, p. 1058.
Description
Recap of the popular vote.

After the results of the popular election were known, it was clear that the presidential election still was undecided. Pres. Adams led by a narrow margin of 58-53 with 27 electoral votes undecided. Three states remained in contention: GA, PA, and SC.

State Legislatures Vote

Georgia was a special case. After the Pinckney Treaty with Spain granted Georgia all its claims in the future Alabama and Mississippi areas, the Federalist Party rebounded there. President Adams’s work in strengthening the army was also popular in Georgia, which always feared an attack by the Spanish in Florida. As a result, the Federalists won dramatic victories in the election of 10/6/1798. They defeated both members of the U.S. House and gained many seats in the legislature. Both new congressmen were more moderate than the Hamiltonians and supported the moderate policies of Pres. Adams. Members of the GA state legislature elected in 1800 would be choosing Presidential Electors and a U.S. Senator. James Gunn, the incumbent, was one of a very few Senators who had served continuously since 1789. He was also a leader of Georgia Federalists. When the legislature assembled, the DRs had control. They chose Electors pledged to Jefferson and voted to retire Sen. Gunn. The electoral vote now stood at Adams 58, Jefferson 57, not decided 23.

In Pennsylvania, the legislature was divided: the Federalists controlled the state senate and the Democratic

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyFederalist Won12/07/1796
NameJohn Adams Votes71 (25.72%)
Term03/04/1797 - 03/04/1801 Margin3 (+1.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won02/17/1801
NameThomas Jefferson Votes10 (62.50%)
Term03/04/1801 - 03/04/1805 Margin6 (+37.50%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 03, 1800 US President - F Caucus John Adams
May 11, 1800 US President - DR Caucus Aaron Burr
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Name Sen. Aaron Burr Vice President Thomas Jefferson (I) President John Adams Ambassador Charles C. Pinckney Gov. John Jay  
PartyDemocratic-Republican Democratic-Republican Federalist Federalist Federalist  
Website  
Certified Votes73 (26.45%) 73 (26.45%) 65 (23.55%) 64 (23.19%) 1 (0.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) -8 (-2.90%) -9 (-3.26%) -72 (-26.09%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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