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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Popular Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1804 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 1804 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 09, 1804 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1805 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1809 - 12:00pm
Turnout 3.24% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler March 04, 2006 10:56am
Data SourcesDubin, p. 12; Philip J. Lampi; New Hampshire Gazette 12/4/1804; Boston Aurora 12/1/1804; Scioto Gazette 11/19/1804. Jefferson's vote in OH includes 76 votes for an elector pledged to Jefferson and Robert Livingston NY.
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Recap of the Candidates.

President Thomas Jefferson was re-nominated by the DR Caucus with George Clinton running for Vice President. The Federalist Caucus nominated Charles C. Pinckney for President and Rufus King for Vice President. For a recap of the first term of Pres. Jefferson, see the DR Caucus page.

Events of Spring and Summer of 1804

VP Aaron Burr, realizing that his national career was at a standstill, launched a bid for the governorship of New York. George Clinton, the incumbent, was not running again in order to devote his attention to becoming the next Vice President. The state Federalists were divided about his candidacy; Alexander Hamilton was one of the leaders of the candidacy of Morgan Lewis while other Federalists supported Burr. When the results of the race for NY Governor were tallied, Lewis won a 58-42% victory. Burr was incensed by Hamilton’s campaign for Lewis, and their correspondence led to a duel on 7/12/1804 in which Burr killed Hamilton.

In the congressional elections in New York, held at the same time as the race for Governor, the Federalists were held to only two seats, a foretaste of reductions in their repre

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won11/13/1800
NameThomas Jefferson Votes41,330 (61.43%)
Term03/04/1801 - 03/04/1805 Margin15,378 (+22.86%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won11/11/1808
NameJames Madison Votes124,732 (64.73%)
Term03/04/1809 - 03/04/1813 Margin62,301 (+32.33%)
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Name (I) President Thomas Jefferson Ambassador Charles Cotesworth Pinckney  
PartyDemocratic-Republican Federalist  
Website  
Uncertified Votes (90.00% in)104,110 (72.79%) 38,919 (27.21%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -65,191 (-45.58%)  
Estimated Final114,521 (72.79%) 42,810 (27.21%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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R Republitarian
LBT Smart
MFL Juan Croniqueur
AENM Angry Russian
I TX_Socialist
F Blue Republican
 

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