United States presidential election in New York, 1844

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

New York voted for the Democratic candidate, James K. Polk, over Whig candidate Henry Clay. Polk won New York by a margin of 1.05%.


United States presidential election in New York, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee George M. Dallas of Pennsylvania 237,588 48.90% 36 100.00%
Whig Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York 232,482 47.85% 0 0.00%
Liberty James G. Birney of Michigan Thomas Morris of Ohio 15,812 3.25% 0 0.00%
Total 485,882 100.00% 36 100.00%


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