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United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1844

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

Massachusetts voted for the Whig candidate, Henry Clay, over Democratic candidate James K. Polk and Liberty candidate James G. Birney. Clay won Massachusetts by a margin of 10.62%.

Results

United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Whig Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New York 67,062 50.79% 12 100.00%
Democratic James K. Polk of Tennessee Pennsylvania 53,039 40.17% 0 0.00%
Liberty James G. Birney of Michigan Thomas Morris of Ohio 10,830 8.20% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 1,106 0.84% 0 0.00%
Total 132,037 100.00% 12 100.00%

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