1796 United States presidential election
3rd quadrennial U.S. presidential election
The 1796 presidential election was between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. John Adams was elected as president and Thomas Jefferson was elected as Vice President.
138 members of the Electoral College[a]
70 electoral votes needed to win
|Turnout||20.1% 13.8 pp|
Presidential election results map. Green denotes states won by Jefferson and burnt orange denotes states won by Adams. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes cast by each state.
- One Maryland elector cast his two votes for Adams and Jefferson, bringing the total between them to 139 votes.
- "National General Election VEP Turnout Rates, 1789-Present". United States Election Project. CQ Press.