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Election of 1844
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1844 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Democratic James K. Polk George M. Dallas 170 61.8 1,339,494 49.5
Whig Henry Clay Theodore Frelinghuysen 105 38.2 1,300,004 48.1

STATE TOTAL VOTES Democratic Whig
JAMES K. POLK HENRY CLAY
Votes % EV Votes % EV
Alabama 63,403 37,401 59.0 9 26,002 41.0  
Arkansas 15,150 9,546 63.0 3 5,604 37.0  
Connecticut 64,616 29,841 46.2   32,832 50.8 6
Delaware 12,247 5,970 48.7   6,271 51.2 3
Georgia 86,247 44,147 51.2 10 42,100 48.8  
Illinois 109,057 58,795 53.9 9 45,854 42.0  
Indiana 140,157 70,183 50.1 12 67,866 48.4  
Kentucky 113,237 51,988 45.9   61,249 54.1 12
Louisiana 26,865 13,782 51.3 6 13,083 48.7  
Maine 84,933 45,719 53.8 9 34,378 40.5  
Maryland 68,690 32,706 47.6   35,984 52.4 8
Massachusetts 132,037 53,039 40.2   67,062 50.8 12
Michigan 55,560 27,737 49.9 5 24,185 43.5  
Mississippi 45,004 25,846 57.4 6 19,158 42.6  
Missouri 72,522 41,322 57.0 7 31,200 43.0  
New Hampshire 49,187 27,160 55.2 6 17,866 36.3  
New Jersey 75,944 37,495 49.4   38,318 50.5 7
New York 485,882 237,588 48.9 36 232,482 47.8  
North Carolina 82,521 39,287 47.6   43,232 52.4 11
Ohio 312,300 149,127 47.8   155,091 49.7 23
Pennsylvania 331,645 167,311 50.4 26 161,195 48.6  
Rhode Island 12,194 4,867 39.9   7,322 60.0 4
South Carolina 9 electors chosen by state legislature and awarded to James K. Polk
Tennessee 119,957 59,917 49.9   60,040 50.1 13
Vermont 48,765 18,041 37.0   26,770 54.9 6
Virginia 95,539 50,679 53.0 17 44,860 47.0  
Totals 2,703,659 1,339,494 49.5 170 1,300,004 48.1 105

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