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  US President - Clinton Candidacy
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1812 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 26, 1812 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 26, 1812 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1813 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1817 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 27, 2008 08:22pm
Data SourcesOhio Elects the President, p. 14.
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Clinton Ticket, 1812

Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Lt. Gov.
DeWitt Clinton NY
U.S. Sen.
Jared Ingersoll PA

Before the National DR Caucus

Opposition to President Madison was rampant in the DR party during his first term. The party had already divided in NY between the old Clinton faction and the pro-Virginia faction and in the south and west, where the Quids represented the chief opposition to the DRs. In 1811, the DR party divided in NJ as well.

DeWitt Clinton, nephew of VP George Clinton, was mentioned as a candidate for President as early as 2/4/1812, when the New York City newspaper the Columbian reported it as a false rumor. At the time, he was serving as both Mayor of New York City and Lt. Governor of New York State. The Philadelphia newspaper named The Tickler reported on 2/19/1812 that a U.S. Senator spoke off the record that Madison wanted to take V

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won12/07/1808
NameJames Madison Votes122 (69.71%)
Term03/04/1809 - 03/04/1813 Margin75 (+42.86%)
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  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won12/02/1812
NameJames Madison Votes128 (58.99%)
Term03/04/1813 - 03/04/1817 Margin39 (+17.97%)
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RaceU.S. President 12/02/1812
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Name Sen. DeWitt Clinton  
PartyIndependent  
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Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
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