1812 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania Article

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1812

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  James Madison.jpg DeWitt Clinton by Rembrandt Peale.jpg
Nominee James Madison DeWitt Clinton
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Home state Virginia New York
Running mate Elbridge Gerry Jared Ingersoll
Electoral vote 25 0
Popular vote 48,816 29,162
Percentage 62.60% 37.40%

President before election

James Madison
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

James Madison
Democratic-Republican

The 1812 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place as part of the 1812 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 Madison, over the Federalist candidate, DeWitt Clinton. Madison won Pennsylvania by a margin of 25.2%.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1812 [2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican James Madison 48,816 62.60% 25
Federalist DeWitt Clinton 29,162 37.40% 0
Totals 77,978 100.0% 25

Note: Election results totals only include known numbers, as verified by the source. Vote totals from several counties are missing/unknown.

County results

County Madison % Madison # Clinton % Clinton # Total
Adams 35.47% 410 64.53% 746 1,156
Allegheny 59.96% 966 40.04% 645 1,611
Armstrong 70.35% 121 29.65% 51 172
Beaver Unknown
Bedford 56.20% 721 43.80% 562 1,283
Berks 81.36% 3,025 18.64% 693 3,718
Bucks 49.03% 2,184 50.97% 2,270 4,454
Butler 79.96% 375 20.04% 94 469
Cambria 64.03% 89 35.97% 50 139
Centre 85.33% 1,239 14.67% 213 1,452
Chester 47.28% 2,788 52.72% 3,109 5,897
Crawford 74.64% 2,455 25.36% 834 3,289
Cumberland 63.29% 269 36.71% 156 425
Dauphin 77.10% 1,842 22.90% 547 2,389
Dauphin (late return) 95.56% 86 4.44% 4 90
Delaware 32.58% 592 67.42% 1,225 1,817
Erie 54.09% 152 45.91% 129 281
Fayette 83.60% 999 16.40% 196 1,195
Franklin 66.89% 1,513 33.11% 749 2,262
Greene 64.98% 425 35.02% 229 654
Huntingdon 51.11% 712 48.89% 681 1,393
Indiana Unknown
Lancaster 39.32% 2,438 60.68% 3,762 6,200
Lehigh 82.53% 1,039 17.47% 220 1,259
Luzerne 36.41% 713 63.59% 1,245 1,958
Lycoming 72.38% 933 27.62% 356 1,289
Mercer 79.27% 367 20.73% 96 463
Mifflin 89.54% 1,053 10.46% 123 1,176
Montgomery 59.12% 2,623 40.88% 1,814 4,437
Northampton 80.10% 1,554 19.90% 386 1,940
Northumberland 85.14% 3,415 14.86% 596 4,011
Philadelphia 60.11% 6,987 39.89% 4,637 11,624
Susquehanna 82.76% 725 17.24% 151 876
Somerset 71.89% 422 28.11% 165 587
Venango & Warren 78.44% 131 21.56% 36 167
Washington 84.57% 2,334 15.43% 426 2,760
Wayne 74.44% 297 25.56% 102 399
Westmoreland 63.96% 818 36.04% 461 1,279
York 59.77% 2,090 40.23% 1,407 3,497
Source: [2]

References

  1. ^ "1812 ELECTION FOR THE SEVENTH TERM, 1813-1817". National Archives. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Pennsylvania Presidential Election Returns 1812". Wilkes University. Retrieved 4 August 2012.