1808 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania Article

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1808

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Nominee James Madison Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Home state Virginia South Carolina
Running mate George Clinton Rufus King
Electoral vote 20 0
Popular vote 42,508 11,735
Percentage 78.37% 21.63%

President before election

Thomas Jefferson
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

James Madison
Democratic-Republican

The 1808 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place as part of the 1808 United States presidential election. Voters chose 20 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, [1] who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Democratic-Republican candidate, James Madison, over the Federalist candidate, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. Madison won Pennsylvania by a margin of 56.74%.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1808 [2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican James Madison 42,508 78.37% 20
Federalist Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 11,735 21.63% 0
Totals 54,243 100.0% 20

County results

County Madison % Madison # Pinckney % Pinckney # Total
Adams 53.08% 414 46.92% 366 780
Allegheny 75.48% 982 24.52% 319 1,301
Armstrong 100.00% 178 0.00% 0 178
Beaver 100.00% 243 0.00% 0 243
Bedford 71.14% 668 28.86% 271 939
Berks 93.04% 3,206 6.96% 240 3,446
Bucks 60.01% 1,660 39.99% 1,106 2,766
Butler 85.22% 294 14.78% 51 345
Cambria 89.86% 62 10.14% 7 69
Centre & Clearfield 95.55% 858 4.45% 40 898
Chester 66.57% 2,545 33.43% 1,278 3,823
Crawford 64.51% 269 35.49% 148 417
Cumberland 79.25% 1,772 20.75% 464 2,236
Dauphin 90.14% 2,120 9.86% 232 2,352
Delaware 45.12% 703 54.88% 855 1,558
Erie 69.93% 200 30.07% 86 286
Fayette 88.76% 892 11.24% 113 1,005
Franklin 81.46% 1,419 18.54% 323 1,742
Greene 98.06% 353 1.94% 7 360
Huntingdon 63.39% 355 36.61% 205 560
Indiana & Jefferson 94.29% 132 5.71% 8 140
Lancaster 98.88% 2,560 1.12% 29 2,589
Luzerne 52.84% 456 47.16% 407 863
Lycoming 74.29% 598 25.71% 207 805
Mercer 100.00% 288 0.00% 0 288
Mifflin 96.34% 789 3.66% 30 819
Montgomery 78.61% 2,444 21.39% 665 3,109
Northampton 79.67% 2,273 20.33% 580 2,853
Northumberland 93.63% 2,688 6.37% 183 2,871
Philadelphia (County) 75.10% 3,407 23.90% 1,070 4,477
Philadelphia (City) 60.02% 2,831 39.98% 1,886 4,717
Somerset 88.07% 384 11.93% 52 436
Venango & Warren 83.02% 88 16.98% 18 106
Washington 91.95% 1,794 8.05% 157 1,951
Wayne 88.56% 178 11.44% 23 201
Westmoreland 80.73% 595 19.27% 142 737
York 91.55% 1,810 8.45% 167 1,977
Source: [2]

References

  1. ^ "1808 ELECTION FOR THE SIXTH TERM, 1809-1813". National Archives. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Pennsylvania Presidential Election Returns 1808". Wilkes University. Retrieved 4 August 2012.