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U.S. presidential election, 1792

President: George Washington (no party affiliation)
Main Opponent: John Adams (no party affiliation)
Electoral Vote: Winner: 132 Main Opponent: 77 Total/Majority: 132/67
Popular Vote: no record
Votes for Others: George Clinton (50), Thomas Jefferson (4), Aaron Burr (1)
Vice President: John Adams
Other elections1789, 1792, 1796, 1800, 1804, 1808, 1812
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register (http://www.nara.gov/fedreg/elctcoll/ec-boxsc)


For all intents and purposes, Washington was unopposed for election as President. Under the system then in place, votes for Vice President were not differentiated from votes for President.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1792

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