United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1836

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United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1836

← 1832 November 3 – December 7, 1836 1840 →
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Nominee Martin Van Buren Hugh Lawson White
Party Democratic Whig
Home state New York Tennessee
Running mate Richard Mentor Johnson John Tyler
Electoral vote 15 0
Popular vote 26,631 23,531
Percentage 53.10% 46.89%

President before election

Andrew Jackson
Democratic

Elected President

Martin Van Buren
Democratic

The 1836 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place between November 3 and December 7, 1836, as part of the 1836 United States presidential election. Voters chose fifteen representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

North Carolina voted for the Democratic candidate, Martin Van Buren, over Whig candidate Hugh White. Van Buren won North Carolina by a margin of 6.2%.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1836[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Martin Van Buren of New York Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky 26,631 53.10% 15 100.00%
Whig Hugh White of Tennessee John Tyler of Virginia 23,521 46.89% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 1 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 50,153 100.00% 15 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1836 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.