1816 United States Presidential Election in Pennsylvania
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1816 United States Presidential Election in Pennsylvania
1816 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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  James Monroe White House portrait 1819.jpg Rufus King - National Portrait Gallery.JPG
Nominee James Monroe Rufus King
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Home state Virginia New York
Running mate Daniel D. Tompkins John Eager Howard
Electoral vote 25 0
Popular vote 25,653 17,588
Percentage 59.33% 40.67%

President before election

James Madison
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

James Monroe
Democratic-Republican

The 1816 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place as part of the 1816 United States presidential election. Voters chose 25 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College,[1] who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Democratic-Republican candidate, James Monroe, over the Federalist candidate, Rufus King. Monroe won Pennsylvania by a margin of 18.66%.

Results

1816 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican James Monroe 25,653 59.33% 25
Federalist Rufus King 17,588 40.67% 0
Totals 43,241 100.0% 25

County results

County James Madison

Democratic-Republican

Rufus King

Federalist

Total votes cast
% # % #
Adams 31.39% 205 68.61% 448 653
Allegheny 34.22% 218 65.78% 419 637
Armstrong 45.22% 71 54.78% 86 157
Beaver 70.04% 180 29.96% 77 257
Bedford 66.20% 423 33.80% 216 639
Berks 65.56% 1,563 34.44% 821 2,384
Bradford 82.81% 395 17.19% 82 477
Bucks 47.85% 1,789 52.15% 1,950 3,739
Butler 84.15% 154 15.85% 29 183
Cambria 76.53% 75 23.47% 23 98
Centre 66.44% 479 33.56% 242 721
Chester 55.02% 1,999 44.98% 1,634 3,633
Columbia 89.47% 544 10.53% 64 608
Crawford 52.49% 95 47.51% 86 181
Cumberland 70.62% 1,262 29.38% 525 1,787
Dauphin 66.84% 510 33.16% 253 763
Delaware 42.49% 348 57.51% 471 819
Erie 39.53% 85 60.47% 130 215
Fayette 63.17% 271 36.83% 158 429
Franklin 88.03% 934 11.97% 127 1,061
Huntingdon 87.13% 474 12.87% 70 544
Greene 89.74% 140 10.26% 16 156
Huntingdon 51.11% 712 48.89% 681 1,393
Indiana 39.79% 76 60.21% 115 191
Lancaster 45.96% 1,223 54.04% 1,438 2,661
Lebanon 72.27% 516 27.73% 198 714
Lehigh 70.70% 596 29.30% 247 843
Luzerne 54.70% 378 45.30% 313 691
Lycoming 94.01% 267 5.99% 17 284
Mercer 68.23% 131 31.77% 61 192
Mifflin 82.55% 525 17.45% 111 636
Montgomery 60.73% 1,885 39.27% 666 3,104
Northampton 61.60% 860 38.40% 536 1,396
Northumberland 76.32% 506 23.68% 157 663
Philadelphia 46.28% 1,698 53.72% 1,971 3,669
Philadelphia City 34.93% 1,148 65.07% 2,139 3,287
Pike 77.99% 124 22.01% 89 159
Schuylkill 83.33% 124 16.67% 68 408
Somerset 82.03% 251 17.97% 55 306
Susquehanna 71.60% 242 28.40% 96 338
Tioga 78.90% 86 21.10% 23 109
Union 86.57% 522 13.43% 81 603
Venango 89.29% 100 10.71% 12 112
Washington 78.74% 489 21.26% 132 621
Wayne 87.23% 82 12.77% 12 94
Westmoreland 57.42% 414 42.58% 307 721
York 75.50% 980 24.50% 318 1,298
Source: [2]

References

  1. ^ "1816 ELECTION FOR THE EIGHTH TERM, 1817-1821". National Archives. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Pennsylvania Presidential Election Returns 1816". Wilkes University. Retrieved 2012.



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