1844 United States presidential election in South Carolina

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United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1844

← 1840 November 1 - December 4, 1844 1848 →
  JamesKnoxPolk.jpg
Nominee James K. Polk
Party Democratic
Home state Tennessee
Running mate George M. Dallas
Electoral vote 9

President before election

John Tyler
Independent

Elected President

James K. Polk
Democratic

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

South Carolina cast 9 electoral votes for the Democratic candidate James K. Polk. These electors were chosen by the South Carolina General Assembly, the state legislature, rather than by popular vote.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee George M. Dallas of Pennsylvania 9 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1844 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 23 December 2013.