United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1844

United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1844
November 1 - December 4, 1844

Nominee James K. Polk Henry Clay
Party Democratic Whig
Home state Tennessee Kentucky
Running mate George M. Dallas Theodore Frelinghuysen
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 9,546 5,604
Percentage 63.01 36.99

President before election

John Tyler

Elected President

James K. Polk

The 1844 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place between November 1 and December 4, 1844, as part of the 1844 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Arkansas voted for the Democratic candidate, James K. Polk, over Whig candidate Henry Clay. Polk won Arkansas by a margin of 26.02%.


United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee George M. Dallas of Pennsylvania 9,546 63.01% 3 100.00%
Whig Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York 5,604 36.99% 0 0.00%
Total 15,150 100.00% 3 100.00%


  1. "1844 Presidential General Election Results - Arkansas". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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