U.S. Electoral College

Historical Election Results

Electoral Votes for President and Vice President 1837-1853

Votes by State

1836 ELECTION FOR THE THIRTEENTH TERM, 1837-1841

Martin Van Buren, President; Richard M. Johnson, Vice President
For President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
Martin Van Buren, of New York 7 3 8 - - 5 - - 5 10 - - 3 4 4 7 - 42 15 - 30 4 - - - 23 170
William H. Harrison, of Ohio - - - 3 - - 9 15 - - 10 - - - - - 8 - - 21 - - - - 7 - 73
Hugh L. White, of Tennessee - - - - 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - 26
Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts - - - - - - - - - - - 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14
Willie P. Mangum, of North Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - 11
For Vice-President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky 7 3 8 - - 5 - - 5 10 - - 3 4 4 7 - 42 15 - 30 4 - - - - 147*
Francis Granger, of New York - - - 3 - - 9 15 - - - 14 - - - - 8 - - 21 - - - - 7 - 77*
John Tyler, of Virginia - - - - 11 - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 11 15 - - 47
William Smith, of Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 23
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
7 3 8 3 11 5 9 15 5 10 10 14 3 4 4 7 8 42 15 21 30 4 11 15 7 23 294
*There being no choice for Vice President by the people, the election devolved upon the Senate of the United States. Richard M. Johnson received 33 votes and Francis Granger 16 votes. Richard M. Johnson was thereupon declared elected Vice President.

Votes by State

1840 ELECTION FOR THE FOURTEENTH TERM, 1841-1845

William Henry Harrison,* President; John Tyler, Vice President
For President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
William H. Harrison, of Ohio - - 8 3 11 - 9 15 5 10 10 14 3 4 - - 8 42 15 21 30 4 - 15 7 - 234
Martin Van Buren, of New York 7 3 - - - 5 - - - - - - - - 4 7 - - - - - - 11 - - 23 60
For Vice-President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
John Tyler, of Virginia - - 8 3 11 - 9 15 5 10 10 14 3 4- - - 8 42 15 21 30 4 - 15 7 - 234
R. M. Johnson, of Kentucky 7 3 - - - 5 - - - - - - - - 4 7 - - - - - - - - - 22 48
L. W. Tazewell, of Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 - - - 11
James K. Polk, of Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
7 3 8 3 11 5 9 15 5 10 10 14 3 4 4 7 8 42 15 21 30 4 11 15 7 23 294
*William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States, died at Washington, April 4, 1841. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon John Tyler, Vice President, he accordingly took the oath of office April 6, 1841.

Votes by State

1844 ELECTION FOR THE FIFTEENTH TERM, 1845-1849

James K. Polk, President; George M. Dallas, Vice President
For President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI* SC TN VT VA Total
James K. Polk, of Tennessee 9 3 - - 10 9 12 - 6 9 - - 5 6 7 6 - 36 - - 26 - 9 - - 17 170
Henry Clay, of Kentucky - - 6 3 - - - 12 - - 8 12 - - - - 7 - 11 23 - 4 - 13 6 - 105
For Vice-President: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI* SC TN VT VA Total
George M. Dallas, of Pennsylvania 9 3 - - 10 9 12 - 6 9 - - 5 6 7 6 - 36 - - 26 - 9 - - 17 170
Theodore Frelinghuysen, of New Jersey - - 6 3 - - - 12 - - 8 12 - - - - 7 - 11 23 - 4 - 13 6 - 105
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CT DE GA IL IN KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN VT VA Total
9 3 6 3 10 9 12 12 6 9 8 12 5 6 7 6 7 36 11 23 26 4 9 13 6 17 275
*And Providence Plantations.

Votes by State

1848 ELECTION FOR THE SIXTEENTH TERM, 1849-1853

Zachary Taylor,* President; Millard Fillmore, Vice President
For President: AL AR CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana - - 6 3 3 10 - - - 12 6 - 8 12 - - - - 7 36 11 - 26 4 - 13 - 6 - - 163
Lewis Cass, of Michigan 9 3 - - - - 9 12 4 - - 9 - - 5 6 7 6 - - - 23 - - 9 - 4 - 17 4 127
For Vice-President: AL AR CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
Millard Fillmore, of New York - - 6 3 3 10 - - - 12 6 - 8 12 - - - - 7 36 11 - 26 4 - 13 - 6 - - 163
W. O. Butler, of Kentucky 9 3 - - - - 9 12 4 - - 9 - - 5 6 7 6 - - - 23 - - 9 - 4 - 17 4 127
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
9 3 6 3 3 10 9 12 4 12 6 9 8 12 5 6 7 6 7 36 11 23 26 4 9 13 4 6 17 4 290
*Zachary Taylor, twelfth President of the United States, died at Washington, July 9, 1850. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Millard Fillmore, he accordingly took the oath of office July 10, 1850.

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