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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1836 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 07, 1836 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 07, 1836 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1837 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1841 - 12:00am
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedChronicler July 21, 2007 03:21pm
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Description Presidential Electors met in their respective state capitols on 12/7/1836 to cast the electoral votes.

Congress assembled in joint session on 2/8/1837 to count the electoral vote. Martin Van Buren was declared the president-elect. Richard M. Johnson received exactly 50% of the electoral vote for Vice President. There not having been a choice, the U.S. Senate participated in the last contingent election in U.S. history, electing Johnson.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/05/1832
NameAndrew Jackson Votes219 (76.57%)
Term03/04/1833 - 03/04/1837 Margin170 (+59.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won12/02/1840
NameWilliam Henry Harrison Votes234 (79.59%)
Term03/04/1841 - 04/04/1841 Margin174 (+59.18%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 22, 1835 US President - D Convention
Martin Van Buren
D 265
May 04, 1836 US President - AM Convention
No Nominee
AM 1
Aug 01, 1836 US President - W Nominees
William Henry Harrison
W 4
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Name Vice President Martin Van Buren Ambassador William Henry Harrison Sen. Hugh Lawson White Sen. Daniel Webster Sen. Willie P. Mangum  
PartyDemocratic Whig Whig Whig Whig  
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Uncertified Votes170 (57.82%) 73 (24.83%) 26 (8.84%) 14 (4.76%) 11 (3.74%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -97 (-32.99%) -144 (-48.98%) -156 (-53.06%) -159 (-54.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Mar 04, 1837 07:00pm Mar 04, 1837 07:00pm Inauguration 13th Presidential Inauguration  Chronicler 

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