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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1824 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 29, 1824 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 11, 1824 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1825 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1829 - 12:00pm
# Winners3
Turnout 1.50% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 24, 2008 05:29pm
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Candidates for President, 1824

The DRP Caucus had nominated William H. Crawford for President in the winter of 1824, and this action winnowed the field. Nathaniel Macon had to pull out, since the North Carolina legislature was out of session, and its Caucus slate of Electors was now pledged to Crawford. DeWitt Clinton decided to seek re-election as New York governor. At a Clinton convention where he received the gubernatorial nomination, the delegates nominated Jackson for President and Calhoun for Vice President [New-Hampshire Patriot, 4/19/1824]. One by one, Calhoun's supporters gravitated to other candidates, but he became the candidate for vice president on the Jackson and Adams tickets.

Thus by the summer of 1824, the presidential field had narrowed to four: Crawford, Adams, Jackson, and Clay.

Clay as Speaker of the House took the floor during some debates and set forth his "American System." He first used the term on 3/30/1824 during a debate on the tariff. Clay's proposal involved greater federal involvement in transportation improvements (then called internal improvements) and a tariff to protect the nation's fledgling industry. The presence of the Bank of the United States was critical, since some projects required massive influx of capital at the beginning (such as canals). Clay supporters in Ohio nominated Nathan Sanford of New York as Clay's running mate [
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Republican Won11/14/1820
NameJames Monroe Votes87,343 (80.61%)
Term03/04/1821 - 03/04/1825 Margin69,878 (+64.49%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/19/1828
NameAndrew Jackson Votes642,553 (55.97%)
Term03/04/1829 - 03/04/1833 Margin141,656 (+12.34%)
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Name Sen. Andrew Jackson Secretary of State John Quincy Adams Speaker of the House Henry Clay Secretary of Treasury William Harris Crawford Unpledged DRP Electors Others Federalist Electors
PartyJackson Republican Adams Republican Clay Republican Crawford Republican Democratic-Republican Independent Federalist
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Certified Votes150,385 (41.31%) 116,296 (31.95%) 47,532 (13.06%) 40,900 (11.24%) 6,860 (1.88%) 1,422 (0.39%) 628 (0.17%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -34,089 (-9.36%) -102,853 (-28.25%) -109,485 (-30.08%) -143,525 (-39.43%) -148,963 (-40.92%) -149,757 (-41.14%)
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