1804 Presidential Election Interactive Map

89 electoral votes to win

Change history with the 1804 presidential election interactive map.

Update a state winner by clicking it to rotate through candidates. Alternately, select a candidate color in the Map Color Palette, then select states to apply. Use the edit button in the Palette to update candidate information.

Split electoral vote states - if any - are not interactive. Use the table below the map to make changes.

For full details, see the user guide.

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Split Electoral Votes

States shown here did not allocate all their available electoral votes to one candidate. The historical split can be edited in this table. You can also use the drop down menu to split other states.

Removing the split () will set the state to undecided and make it interactive on the map.

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1804 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes
Thomas Jefferson (I) Democratic-Republican 162
Charles C. Pinckney Federalist 14

1804 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Ohio becomes a state during this election cycle
  • 12th Amendment ratified in this cycle: Electors cast one vote each for President & Vice-President
  • Maryland: A district-based system was used, similar to ME/NE today. Districts 3 and 4 voters each chose two electors. In all, Jefferson won 9 electors, Pinckney 2.
  • Issues of the Day: Louisiana Purchase