1816 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1816

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  James Monroe White House portrait 1819.gif RufusKing.png
Nominee James Monroe Rufus King
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Home state Virginia New York
Running mate Daniel D. Tompkins John Eager Howard
Electoral vote 25 0
Popular vote 25,653 17,588
Percentage 59.33% 40.67%

President before election

James Madison
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

James Monroe
Democratic-Republican

The 1816 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place as part of the 1816 United States presidential election. Voters chose 25 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College,[1] who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Democratic-Republican candidate, James Monroe, over the Federalist candidate, Rufus King. Monroe won Pennsylvania by a margin of 18.66%.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1816[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican James Monroe 25,653 59.33% 25
Federalist Rufus King 17,588 40.67% 0
Totals 43,241 100.0% 25

References

  1. ^ "1816 ELECTION FOR THE EIGHTH TERM, 1817-1821". National Archives. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Presidential Election Returns 1816". Wilkes University. Retrieved 4 August 2012.