United States presidential election in Vermont, 1844

The 1844 United States presidential election in Vermont 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.

Vermont voted for the Whig candidate, Henry Clay, over Democratic candidate James K. Polk and Liberty candidate James G. Birney. Clay won Vermont by a margin of 17.88%.

Results

United States presidential election in Vermont, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Whig Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York 26,780 54.84% 6 100.00%
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee George M. Dallas of Pennsylvania 18,049 36.96% 0 0.00%
Liberty James G. Birney of Michigan Thomas Morris of Ohio 3,970 8.13% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 30 0.06% 0 0.00%
Total 48,829 100.00% 6 100.00%

References

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