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ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE U. S. OF AMERICA.

Election for the First term commencing 4th March, 1789, and terminating with 3d March, 1793.

No. of electors

appointed by each State.

STATES.

G. Washington,

of Virginia.

John Adams, of
Massachusetts.

Sam'l Hunting

don, of Conn’t.
John Jay, of N.

York.
John Hancock,

of Mass.

R. H. Harrison,

of Maryland. George Clinton,

of New York.
John Rutledge,
of S. Carolina.
John Milton, of

Georgia.
Jas. Armstrong,

of Georgia.
Edward Telfair,

of Georgia Benj’n Lincoln,

of Mass.

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5 New Hampshire.
10 Massachusetts...

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7 Connecticut..

7 5 6 New Jersey:

6 1 10 Pennsylvania.

10 8

2 3 Delaware.

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3 6 Maryland

6 10 Virginia....

10 7 South Carolina.

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1 5 Georgia.... 5

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1 69 Whole No. of electors....

34 2 9 4 6 3 62 1 1 1
Majority.

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George Washington, elected President, took the oath of office and entered upon its duties on 30th April, 1789.

John Adams, elected Vice President, entered upon his duties in Senate 21st April, 1789, and took the oath of office on 3d June, 1789.

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Election for the Second term, commencing 4th March, 1793, and termi

nating 3d March, 1797.

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6 New Hampshire.
16 Massachusetts
4 Rhode Island...
9 Connecticut.....
3 Vermont.
12 New York..
7 New Jersey.
15 Pennsylvania .

3 Delaware....
8 Maryland
21 Virginia....
4 Kentucky....
12 North Carolina.“
8 South Carolina..

4 Georgia...
132 Whole No. of electors.

Majority..........67

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George Washington, elected President, took the oath of office for a second term on 4th March, 1793.

John Adams, elected Vice President, took the oath of office and attended in Senate on 20 December, 1793.

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3 4 Kentucky.

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4 Georgia.

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8 South Carolina.
12 North Carolina.
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21 Virginia...
1 20 1 1 15

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11 Maryland.

7 4

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3 Delaware..

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15 Pennsylvania

1 14

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7 New Jersey

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12 New York ..

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9 Connecticut..

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5 4 Rhode Island

16
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Vermont... ....

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4 6 New Hampshire...

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139 Whole No. of electors.
71 68 59 30 | 15 | 11 5

3 2 1
Majority... .....701
John Adams, elected President, took the oath of office, and entered upon its duties on 4th March, 1797.
Thomas Jefferson, elected Vice President

4th March, 1797.

Election for the Fourth term, commencing 4th March, 1801, and termi

nating 3d March, 1805.

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The electoral vote for Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr being equal, no choice was made by the people, and the House of Representatives proceeded on Wednesday, February, 11, 1801, in the manner prescribed by the Constitution to the choice

of a President of the United States. On the first ballot eight States voted for Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, six States voted for Aaron Burr, of New York, and the votes of two States were divided. The balloting continued uwil Tuesday, 17th February, 1801, when the thirty-fifth ballot as had all the previous ballots, resulted the same as the first. The House then proceeded to the thirty-sixth ballot, and it having been concluded, the Speaker declared that the votes of ten States had been given for Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, the votes of four States for Aaron Burr, of New York, and the votes of two States in blank; and that consequently, Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, had been, agreeably to the Constitution, elected President of he United States for the term of four years, commencing on the 4th day of March, 1801.

Thomas Jefferson thus elected took the oath of office, and entered upon his duties on 4th March, 1801.

Aaron as Vice President, took the oa h of office, and entered upon his duties on 4th March, 1801.

Election for the Fifth term, commencing 4th March, 1805, and terminat

ing 3d March, 1809.

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Thomas Jefferson, elected President, took the oath of office for a second term on 4th March, 1805.

George Clinton, elected Vice President, took the oath of office in Senate Chamber on 4th March, 1805.

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