U.S. presidential election, 1816

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Presidential electoral votes by state.
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Presidential electoral votes by state.

The U.S. presidential election of 1816 was a competition between James Monroe and Rufus King. As Secretary of State under James Madison, Monroe was seen by many as pre-ordained to succeed him into the presidency. King, twice defeated as the Federalist nominee for Vice President, returned to seek the nation's highest office.

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General election

Results

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Electoral college selection

Method of choosing Electors State(s)
each Elector appointed by state legislature Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Indiana
Louisiana
Massachusetts
New York
South Carolina
Vermont
each Elector chosen by voters statewide New Hampshire
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Virginia
state is divided into electoral districts, with one Elector chosen per district by the voters of that district Kentucky
Maryland
Tennessee

See also

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