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1792 Election

George Washington. (Photo by Todd DeFeo/The DeFeo Groupe)

The 1792 United States presidential election was the second presidential election that took place over one month, from Nov. 2 to Dec. 5. Incumbent President George Washington was re-elected for a second term with a unanimous vote in the electoral college. John Adams was also re-elected as vice president. Although Washington was essentially unopposed, Adams faced a competitive re-election against Governor George Clinton of New York.

George Washington, President; John Adams, Vice President

Name of candidate Total
George Washington, of Virginia 132
John Adams, of Massachusetts 77
George Clinton, of New York 50
Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia 4
Aaron Burr, of New York 1
Total electoral vote 132

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