1824 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1824
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 1820October 26 – December 2, 1824 1828  
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Nominee Andrew Jackson
Party Democratic-Republican
Home state Tennessee
Running mate John C. Calhoun
Electoral vote11
Popular vote20,197
Percentage97.45%

President before election

James Monroe
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

John Quincy Adams
Democratic-Republican

The 1824 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place between October 26 and December 2, 1824, as part of the 1824 United States presidential election. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

During this election, the Democratic-Republican Party was the only major national party and four different candidates from this party sought the Presidency. Tennessee voted for Andrew Jackson over William H. Crawford, John Quincy Adams, and Henry Clay. Jackson won Tennessee, his home state, by a wide margin of 95.94%.

Results

United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1824 [1]
PartyCandidateVotesPercentageElectoral votes
Democratic-Republican Andrew Jackson 20,19797.45%11
Democratic-Republican William H. Crawford 3121.51%0
Democratic-Republican John Quincy Adams 2161.04%0
Totals20,725100.0%11

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References

  1. "1824 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 27 February 2013.