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ELECTION OF 1800 - Breakdown by state, method of chosing electors, tally results, and electoral vote outcome
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State
Method of Choosing Electors
Results of vote (#s reflect either popular vote tally, vote by the Legislature, or district popular vote tally, if applicable/available)Electoral Votes
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JeffersonBurr
Adams
Pinckney
Jay
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New HampshireLegislatureNo Jefferson electoral candidates66
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MassachusettsLegislatureNo Jefferson electoral candidates1616
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Rhode IslandPopular vote - at largeAdams electors received between 2353 -2335 votes, while Jefferson electors received between 2159 - 2141 votes. 431
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ConnecticutLegislature147 - 2199
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VermontLegislatureNo Jefferson electoral candidates44
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New YorkLegislatureJefferson electors beat out Adams electors by a margin of 83/82 - 63/62 votes (votes varied based on individual elector).1212
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New JerseyLegislatureAdams electors received between 38-34 votes, while Jefferson's electors 15-10 (out of 49)77
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Pennsylvania*LegislatureCompromise - 14 electors (7/7 split) were supported by both sides. 15th elector was voted on by joint houses: 60 - 33 for Jefferson.8877
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DelawareLegislature20-933
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MarylandPopular vote - districts5555
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District 1 (Adams)1114 - 67
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District 2 (Adams)1669 - 789
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District 3 (Adams)2084 -1724
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District 4 (Jefferson)1351 - 1342
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District 5 (Jefferson)2379 - 774
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District 6 (Jefferson)1640 - 245
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District 7 (Jefferson)1031 - 742
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District 8 (Jefferson)1022 - 491
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District 9 (Adams)781 -629
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District 10 (Adams)826-5
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VirginiaPopular vote - at large21002 - 61752121
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KentuckyPopular vote - districts44
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District 1N/A
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District 275-44 (partial vote tally)
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District 3N/A
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District 4N/A
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North CarolinaPopular vote - districts8844
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Edenton (Jefferson)N/A
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Edgecombe (Adams)1316 - 1035
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Fayetteville (Adams)2128 - 299
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Hilsborough (Jefferson)1344 - 769
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Morgan (Jefferson)1374 - 484
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Newbern (Jefferson)1134 - 932
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Northampton (Jefferson)715 - 701
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Raleigh (Jefferson)1319 - 746
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Rockingham (Jefferson)1322 - 1143
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Salisbury (Adams)1333 - 1010
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Warren (Jefferson)1340 - 338
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Wilmington (Adams)1135 - 701
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Tennessee**
Legislature/Popular vote - districts
Legislature appointed 3 electors from each county (54 citizens total) to vote on 3 presidental electors33
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District of Washington (Jefferson)
N/A
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District of Hamilton (Jefferson)
N/A
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District of Mero (Jefferson)Unanimous
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South CarolinaLegislatureJefferson electors received between 82-87 votes, while Adams electors recieved 63-69.88
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GeorgiaLegislatureN/A44
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Total737365641
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SOURCES
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Method of choosing electors:
William Martin, Presidential Electors: Let the State Legislatures Choose Them, 44 American Bar Association Journal 1182 (1958) (http://www.jstor.org/stable/25720603) (has a cite to each of the individual state election statutes)
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Results of Vote to Pick Electors:
A New Nation Votes, American Election Returns 1787 - 1825, https://elections.lib.tufts.edu/ (searchable election returns dataset that contains citations to contemporary sources)
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*Explanation of Penn vote:
Pennsylvania Presidential Election Returns - 1800 Vote of the Pennsylvania Assembly, Wilkes University Election Statistics Project, http://staffweb.wilkes.edu/harold.cox/pres/PaPres1800.pdf (last visited Mar. 26, 2018)
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**Explanation of Tenn. vote:
Ed Speer, Tennessee Notes: Tennessee's Presidential Electors, 1796 -1836, 60 Tenn. His. Quarterly 121, 122 (2001).
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Results of Electoral Votes:
Tally of Electoral Votes for the 1800 Presidential Election, February 11, 1801, The Center for Legislative Archives, https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/1800-election/1800-election.html (last visited Mar. 26, 2018) (has a screenshot of the original handwritten tally of the votes)
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