Election of 1792

George Washington was again the unanimous selection of all 132 presidential electors. Partisan politics had grown sharply during his first administration, but there was little interest among his ideological opponents in opposing his reelection.

Election of 1792
Candidates

Party

Electoral Vote

Popular
Vote

George Washington (VA)

Federalist

132

*

John Adams (MA)

Federalist

77

George Clinton (NY)

Democratic-Republican

50

Thomas Jefferson (VA)

Democratic-Republican

4

Aaron Burr (NY)

Democratic-Republican

1

Electoral votes not cast

6

*Popular vote totals were not retained until the Election of 1824.


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