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1812 Presidential Election Interactive Map

109 electoral votes to win
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Madison Clinton Undecided 3P
     

Split Votes

D-R F Other Total
MD /11
OH /8

1812 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes
James Madison (I) Democratic-Republican 128
De Witt Clinton Federalist 89

1812 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Louisiana becomes a state during this election cycle
  • New York replaces Virginia with most electoral votes; will hold #1 spot until 1972
  • 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 6 electors, Clinton 5.
  • Issues of the Day: War of 1812
  • One available electoral vote from Ohio was not cast