1820 United States presidential election in New York

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United States presidential election in New York, 1820

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  James Monroe Portrait.jpg
Nominee James Monroe
Party Democratic-Republican
Home state Virginia
Running mate Daniel D. Tompkins
Electoral vote 29
Percentage 100%

President before election

James Monroe
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

James Monroe
Democratic-Republican

The 1820 United States presidential election in New York took place between November 1 to December 6, 1820, as part of the 1820 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose 29 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

During this election, New York cast its 29 electoral votes to Democratic Republican candidate and incumbent President James Monroe.

Effectively, the 1820 presidential election was an election with no campaign, since there was no serious opposition to Monroe and Tompkins. In fact, they won all the electoral votes barring one from New Hampshire, which was cast for Secretary of State John Quincy Adams.

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