United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1824

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1824
October 26 – December 2, 1824

Nominee Andrew Jackson John Quincy Adams
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Home state Tennessee Massachusetts
Running mate John C. Calhoun John C. Calhoun
Electoral vote 28 0
Popular vote 35,929 5,436
Percentage 76.04% 11.50%

President before election

James Monroe

Elected President

John Quincy Adams

The 1824 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place between October 26 and December 2, 1824, as part of the 1824 United States presidential election. Voters chose 28 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

During this election, the Democratic-Republican Party was the only major national party, and four different candidates from this party sought the Presidency. Pennsylvania voted for Andrew Jackson over John Quincy Adams, William H. Crawford, and Henry Clay. Jackson won Pennsylvania by a wide margin of 64.54%.


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1824[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican Andrew Jackson 35,929 76.04% 28
Democratic-Republican John Quincy Adams 5,436 11.50% 0
Democratic-Republican William H. Crawford 4,182 8.85% 0
Democratic-Republican Henry Clay 1,705 3.61% 0
Totals 47,252 100.0% 28


  1. "1824 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
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