1820 United States presidential election in Alabama

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United States presidential election in Alabama, 1820

November 1 – December 6, 1820 1824 →
  James Monroe Portrait.jpg
Nominee James Monroe
Party Democratic-Republican
Home state Virginia
Running mate Daniel D. Tompkins
Electoral vote 3
Popular vote 212
Percentage 100.00%

President before election

James Monroe

Elected President

James Monroe

The 1820 United States presidential election in Alabama took place between November 1 and December 6, 1820, as part of the 1820 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Alabama, along with eight other states, had its electors chosen not by the people, but by the State House and Senate. George W. Philips, Henry Minor and John Scott were selected by the legislature and all three men voted for James Monroe.


United States presidential election in Alabama, 1820[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic-Republican George W. Philips 63 29.72% 1
Democratic-Republican Henry Minor 62 29.25% 1
Democratic-Republican John Scott 56 26.42% 1
Democratic-Republican James S. Walker 31 14.62% 0
Totals 212 100.0% 3


  1. ^ "1820 Presidential General Election Results - Alabama". A New Nation Votes. Retrieved 22 June 2018.