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1836 Election

Martin Van Buren, President; Richard M. Johnson, Vice President

For President: Total
Martin Van Buren, of New York 170
William H. Harrison, of Ohio 73
Hugh L. White, of Tennessee 26
Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts 14
Willie P. Mangum, of North Carolina 11
For Vice-President: Total
Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky 147*
Francis Granger, of New York 77*
John Tyler, of Virginia 47
William Smith, of Alabama 23
Total Electoral Vote: Total
*There being no choice for Vice President by the people, the election devolved upon the Senate of the United States. Richard M. Johnson received 33 votes and Francis Granger 16 votes. Richard M. Johnson was thereupon declared elected Vice President.


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