New York gubernatorial election, 1801

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New York gubernatorial election, 1801
New York
1798 ←
April, 1801
→ 1804

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Nominee George Clinton Stephen Van Rensselaer
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Running mate Jeremiah Van Rensselaer James Watson
Popular vote 24,808 20,843
Percentage 54.3% 45.7%

Governor before election

John Jay
Federalist

Elected Governor

George Clinton
Democratic-Republican


The 1801 New York gubernatorial election was held in April 1801 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.

Results[edit]

1801 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
George Clinton Jeremiah Van Rensselaer Democratic-Republican 24,808 (54.34%)
Stephen Van Rensselaer James Watson Federalist 20,843 (45.66%)

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