United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1824

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1824

← 1820 October 26 – December 2, 1824 1828 →

  Andrew Jackson.jpg
Nominee Andrew Jackson
Party Democratic-Republican
Home state Tennessee
Running mate John C. Calhoun
Electoral vote 11
Popular vote 20,197
Percentage 97.45%

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[edit]

United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1824[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican Andrew Jackson 20,197 97.45% 11
Democratic-Republican William H. Crawford 312 1.51% 0
Democratic-Republican John Quincy Adams 216 1.04% 0
Totals 20,725 100.0% 11

References[edit]

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