1804 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1804

← 1800 November 2 - December 5, 1804 1808 →
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Nominee Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Party Federalist
Home state South Carolina
Running mate Rufus King
Electoral vote 9
Percentage 100%

President before election

Thomas Jefferson
Democratic-Republican

Elected President

Thomas Jefferson
Democratic-Republican

The 1804 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place between November 2 and December 5, 1804, as part of the 1804 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose nine representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

During this election, Connecticut cast nine electoral votes for Federalist Party candidate Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (becoming the only state other than Delaware to do so). However, he would lose to Democratic Republican incumbent Thomas Jefferson by a landslide margin nationally.

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