1836 United States presidential election in South Carolina

The 1836 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place between November 3 and December 7, 1836, as part of the 1836 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose 11 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1836

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Nominee Willie Person Mangum
Party Whig
Home state North Carolina
Running mate John Tyler
Electoral vote 11

President before election

Andrew Jackson
Democratic

Elected President

Martin Van Buren
Democratic

South Carolina cast 11 electoral votes for the Whig candidate Willie Person Mangum. These electors were chosen by the South Carolina General Assembly, the state legislature, rather than by popular vote.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1836[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Whig Willie Person Mangum of North Carolina John Tyler of Virginia 11 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1836 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 23 December 2013.