The 1844 United States presidential election in New York took place between November 1 and December 4, 1844, as part of the 1844 United States presidential election. Voters chose 36 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
|Turnout||92.1% 0.2 pp|
New York voted for the Democratic candidate, James K. Polk, over Whig candidate Henry Clay. Polk won New York by a margin of 1.05%. New York was decisive; if Clay had won the state, he would have received 141 electoral votes, more than the 138 needed to win at the time.
|1844 United States presidential election in New York|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||James K. Polk of Tennessee||George Dallas of Pennsylvania||237,588||48.90%||36||100.00%|
|Whig||Henry Clay of Kentucky||Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York||232,482||47.85%||0||0.00%|
|Liberty||James G. Birney of Michigan||Thomas Morris of Ohio||15,812||3.25%||0||0.00%|
- Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
- "1844 Presidential General Election Results - New York". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.