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1788 George Washinton   unopposed   Un opposed {short description of image}
1792 GeorgeWashington
John Adams
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1796 John Adams - Federalist Thomas Pinckney and Pinckney EC - 72 Thomas Jefferson - Democratic Republican
Aaron Burr
EC - 68   {short description of image}

Although Pinckney was the Federalist candidate they hoped would be vice-president they mistakenly failed their voting calculation resulting in Thomas Jefferson being elected vice-president - The Constitution was amended to change the rules

1800 Thomas Jefferson - Democratic Republican Aaron Burr EC - 75 John Adams - Federalist
Charles C. Pinckney
EC - 68   {short description of image}
1804 Thomas Jefferson - Democratic Republican George Clinton EC - 152 Charles C. Pinckney - Federalist
Rufus King
EC -14   {short description of image}
1808 James Madison - Democratic Republican - George Clinton EC - 122 Charles C. Pickney - Federalist -
Rufus King
EC -87 G. Clinton -Independent
EC - 6
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1812 James Madison - Democratic Republican Elbridge Gerry EC -126 DeWitt Clinton - Fusion
Jared Ingersoll
EC- 88   {short description of image}
1816 James Monroe- Democrtic Republican
Daniel Tompkins
EC -183 Rufus King - Federalist
John Howard
EC - 34   {short description of image}
1820 James Monroe - Democratic Republican Daniel Tompkins EC - 231 - J. Q. Adams - Ind . Republican
Richard Stockton
EC - 1   {short description of image}
1824 John Q. Adams -
John Calhoun
EC -84 Pop 37% Andrew Jackson
John Calhoun
EC - 94 Pop 47% Henry Clay & Nathan Sanford EC37
-William Crawford & Nathanal Macon EC 41
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1828 Andrew Jackson -Jacksonian Democrat - John Calhoun EC - 178 - Pop 56% J.Q. Adams - National Republican
Richard Rush
EC -83 - Pop 44%   {short description of image}
1832 Andrew Jackson - Jacksonian Democrat - Martin van Buren EC - 218 -Pop 66% Henry Clay & John Sargeant EC- 89 Pop 25% John Floyd & Henry Lee EC 11 Pop - William Wirt & Amous Ellmaker - EC 7 {short description of image}
1836 Martin van Buren - Democratic
Richard Mentor Johnson
EC - 170 Pop 57% W. H. Harrison - Whig -
Francis Granger
EC - 73 - Pop 37.5% Hugh White & John Tyler - Whig 26 EC 14- Daniel Webster& Frances Granger - Whig - EC 14 - Willie Mangum & John Tyler- Independent - EC 11 {short description of image}

This election saw the changefrom individual factional politics to the two-party systen in which the various factgions moved to either the Democratic of Whig party. It was also the last election until Bush in which a seated Vice President won election following his president

1840 W. H. Harrison - Whig John Tyler EC 234 - Pop 58% Martin van Buren - Democratic EC - 60 - Pop 46% Birney & Thomas Earle - Liberty EC 0 Pop .25% {short description of image}

Harrison died within weeks and Tyler became the11th President

1844 James Polk - Democratic George /Dallas EC 170 - Pop 50% Henry Clay - Whig
Theodore Frelinghuysen
EC - 105 - Pop 48% Birney & Thomas Morris- Liberty - Pop 2% {short description of image}
1848 Zachery Taylor- Whig Millard Fillmore EC - 163 Pop 47.5% Lewis Cass - Democratic William Butler EC - 127 - Pop 44.5% Martin Van Buren & Charles Adams - Free Soil - Pop 10% {short description of image}

Taylor died and Filmore became the 13th President

1852 Franklin Pierce - Democratic
William King
EC - 254 - Pop 51% Winfield Scott - Whig
William Graham
EC - 42 - Pop 44% John Hale & George Julian - Free Soil EC 0 - Pop 5% Daniel Webster & Charles Jenkins - Union
Jacob Brown & Raynall Coats Know Nothings
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1856 James Buchanan - Democratic
John Breckinridge
EC - 174 - Pop 45% John Fremont - Republican - William Dayton EC - 114 - Pop 33% Millard Fillmore & Andrew Donelson - Know Nothing EC 8 - Pop 22% {short description of image}
1860 Abraham Lincoln - Republican Hannibal Hamlin EC - 180 -Pop 40% John Breckinridge - Democratic Southern -
Joseph Lane
EC - 72 - Pop 18% John Bell & Edward Everett Constitutional UnionEC 39 Pop 18% -
Stephen Douglas & Henshel Johnson Democratic Northern - EC 12 - Pop 13%
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Democrats split North and South and Constitutional Union tried to hold nation together

1864 Abraham Lincoln - Republican
Andrew Johnson
EC 212 - Pop 55% George McCellan - Democratic - George Pendleton EC - 21 - Pop 45%   {short description of image}
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