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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1828 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 31, 1828 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 19, 1828 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1829 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1833 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.17% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedChronicler October 04, 2008 06:28am
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The presidential election of 1828 was a turning point in American political history. It marked the end of the caucus system that dominated national presidential politics for the first quarter of the century but preceded the introduction of the national nominating convention. It was the last presidential election in American history with no national nomination event; none was needed, since the two top finishers of 1824 immediately began to maneuver for the 1828 election. President John Quincy Adams’s balanced and visionary administration was hampered by the charge of a "corrupt bargain" raised by his 1824 opponent, Andrew Jackson (though Jackson originally crafted the plan for himself). The Jackson campaign initiated bitter attacks upon Adams, precipitating the nastiest presidential election since 1800.

The JQA Administration

In case anyone had not noticed, the "era of good feelings" had ended. By the time JQA was inaugurated as the sixth president (3/4/1825), he was aware of the difficulty his administration faced. VP Calhoun and U.S. Sen. Martin Van Buren (DR-NY) organized the anti-administration forces in the Senate. They and U.S. Rep. George Kremer, who coined the oft-repeated phrase "corrupt bargain," charged continuously that political intrigue had overturned the will of the people and elected JQA. Adams’s hopes to establish a national university, a national observatory, and federal support for the arts and sciences came to naught.

Andrew Jackso

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won11/11/1824
NameAndrew Jackson Votes150,385 (41.31%)
Term03/04/1825 - 03/04/1829 Margin34,089 (+9.36%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/21/1832
NameAndrew Jackson Votes701,780 (54.23%)
Term03/04/1833 - 03/04/1837 Margin217,575 (+16.81%)
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Uncertified Votes642,553 (55.97%) 500,897 (43.63%) 4,568 (0.40%)  
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