United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1844

The 1844 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place between November 1 and December 4, 1844, as part of the 1844 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Connecticut voted for the Whig candidate, Henry Clay, over Democratic candidate James K. Polk. Clay won Connecticut by a margin of 4.63%.


United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Whig Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York 32,832 50.81% 6 100.00%
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee George M. Dallas of Pennsylvania 29,841 46.18% 0 0.00%
Liberty James G. Birney of Michigan Thomas Morris of Ohio 1,943 3.01% 0 0.00%
Total 64,616 100.00% 6 100.00%


  1. ^ "1844 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
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