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1836 Presidential Election Interactive Map

148 electoral votes to win

Change history with the 1836 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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1836 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Martin Van Buren Democratic 170 762,678
William H. Harrison Whig 73 735,651
Hugh L. White Whig 26 146,107
Daniel Webster Whig 14 41,201
W.P. Mangum Independent 11 Unknown

1836 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Arkansas and Michigan become states during this election cycle
  • The Whig Party ran three regional candidates in this election in an unsuccessful strategy
  • Issues of the Day: States' Rights