1808 Presidential Election Interactive Map

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Split Votes

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1808 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes
James Madison Democratic-Republican 122
Charles C. Pinckney Federalist 47
George Clinton Democratic-Republican 6

1808 Election Facts

  • New York electors split their vote: 13 for Madison, 6 for Clinton
  • Maryland: A district-based system was used, similar to ME/NE today. Districts 3 and 4 voters each chose two electors. In all, Madison won 9 electors, Pinckney 2.
  • Madison won North Carolina; however three electors cast votes for Pinckney
  • Issues of the Day: Embargo Act
  • One available electoral vote from Kentucky was not cast