overviewThe United States presidential election of 1832 was the 12th quarter presidential election held on Friday, November 2, Wednesday, December 5, 1832. Incumbent President Andrew Jackson, the Democratic Party nominee, defeated National Elector Henry Clay. Republican Party.
The election saw the first use of presidential nominating conventions, and Democrats, National Republicans and the Anti-Mason Party used all national conventions to select their own presidential candidates. Jackson was reelected without any opposition, and the 1832 Democratic National Convention replaced Vice President John C. Calhoun with Martin Van Buren. The National Republican Convention nominated a ticket led by Clay, a Kentuckian who served as Secretary of State under President John Quincy Adams. One of the first major third parties in U.S. history, the Mason Scorecard Party nominated former Attorney General William Wirt.
Jackson came under heavy criticism for his activities in the Bank War, but remained popular with the public. Jackson won 219 of the 286 electoral votes, carrying the majority of the popular vote and most states outside of New England. Clay won 37.4% of the popular vote and 49% of the vote, while Wirt won 7.8% of the popular vote and carried the state of Vermont. Virginia Governor John Floyd, who had not actively campaigned, received South Carolina's electoral votes. After the election, members of the National Republican Party and the Anti-Masonic Party formed the Whig Party, the primary rival of the Democrats for the next two decades. Generally, voting is done by raising the name of a particular person. In Japan, it refers to the vote carried out by the Diet (Article 67 of the Constitution), primarily to appoint the Prime Minister. This voting is carried out with a single name before all projects and a person with a majority of votes is nominated for the Prime Ministry. If the resolutions of the House of Representatives and the House of Representatives differ, the decision of the House of Representatives will take precedence (natural occurrence).
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