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the rise of jacksonian democracy - 1828

VOTER PARTICIPATION IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS BY STATE: 1824-1836

 

1824

1828

1832

1836

1.        Alabama

49.1

54.6

31.5

64.9

2.        Connecticut

14.9

27.2

46.0

52.3

3.        Delaware

L

L

67.1

69.5

4.        Georgia

L

31.8

29.0

61.8

5.        Illinois

24.3

52.4

46.0

43.5

6.        Indiana

37.1

68.7

71.9

69.2

7.        Kentucky

25.4

70.7

74.0

61.1

8.        Louisiana

L

36.2

22.3

19.2

9.        Maine

19.1

42.7

66.2

37.7

10.     Maryland

53.7

70.3

55.7

67.6

11.     Mass.

29.0

25.7

39.4

43.4

12.     Mississippi

41.3

56.6

28.0

64.4

13.     Missouri

19.8

54.0

41.0

36.1

14.     N.H.

18.0

74.3

70.1

38.2

15.     New Jersey

35.6

71.0

68.8

69.2

16.     New York

L

80.2

84.2

70.5

17.     N.C.

41.8

56.9

31.3

53.0

18.     Ohio

34.8

75.9

73.9

75.5

19.     Penn.

18.8

56.5

52.3

53.1

20.     R.I.

12.0

17.1

26.3

23.8

21.     S.C.

L

L

L

L

22.     Tennessee

28.3

55.0

31.3

57.3

23.     Vermont

L

54.5

50.0

52.5

24.     Virginia

11.6

27.7

31.1

35.2

 

L = The presidential electors in these states were chosen by state legislatures.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau


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