1828 Presidential Election Interactive Map

131 electoral votes to win

Change history with the 1828 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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1828 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Andrew Jackson Democratic 178 647,286
John Quincy Adams (I) National Republican 83 508,064

1828 Election Facts

  • Maryland electors split their vote: 6 for Adams, 5 for Jackson; Jackson had won popular vote
  • New York electors split their vote: 20 for Jackson, 16 for Adams; Jackson had won popular vote
  • Adams won Maine; however one elector cast a vote for Jackson
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