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Presidents who cast Electoral Votes
Posted January 25, 2005 at 02:00pm by Chronicler

The following is a list of US Presidents who also served as a Presidential Elector at some point in their careers.

1) John Adams was chosen as a Federalist Elector in Massachusetts in 1820. He voted for James Monroe for President. Adams served as the Chairman of the meeting of the Electors in Boston that year.

2) James Madison was chosen as a Jefferson Elector in 1800 and voted for Jefferson and Burr.

3) William Henry Harrison was elected on an anti-caucus ticket in Ohio in 1820 and voted for James Monroe for President. He was then re-elected in 1824 on the Henry Clay ticket.

4) Martin Van Buren was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Electoral College in New York State in 1820. He voted for Monroe & Tompkins.

Does anyone know of other instances of a President casting an Electoral Vote?

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