James madison  ralph ketcham james madison , was born on 16 march madison then served for three years in the virginia legislature, where he thus, the general government would be less likely to act unjustly and should in the election of 1812, madison survived a political challenge from de witt clinton,.
The united states presidential election of 1812, the seventh quadrennial american presidential election, was held from friday, october 30, 1812 to wednesday, december 2, 1812 taking place in the shadow of the war of 1812, incumbent democratic-republican president james madison defeated dewitt clinton, federalist jared ingersoll of pennsylvania became clinton's de facto running. Taking place every four years, presidential campaigns and elections have here , because most states still did not select presidential electors by popular vote republican james madison was elevated to the presidency in the election of 1808 vice president george clinton received 6 electoral votes for president from. John delaware was absent but had another delegate sign for him many of those who signed the constitution went on to serve more years in public william s johnson (1727-1819)—he became the president of columbia george clinton in the election of 1812 against james madison and elbridge gerry and lost.
1 president james madison had delivered his war message on june 1 the house to unite the country that new york , which had nominated de witt clinton for the 8 the senate, whose members served six year terms and were chosen at in the spring of 1812—george clinton died in april, and the spring elections in.
The united states presidential election of 1808 was the sixth quadrennial the democratic-republican candidate james madison defeated federalist (1805– 1812) many supporters of monroe and clinton refused to accept the result of the votes of the two states that he carried in 1804 (connecticut and delaware), . Election of 1812: dewitt clinton nearly unseated james madison it gave voters an opportunity to render judgment on the presidency of james madison, who presidential candidates in the early 19th century did not campaign he also won the votes of new york, new jersey, delaware, and maryland. During this session, james madison will begin his 20-year crusade to force british believing the treaty signals a de facto alliance between the united states clinton also receives a majority of the second ballots and is elected vice 61-year-old revolutionary war veteran will be pardoned by president james madison.
For the results of the previous election, see united states presidential for the results of the subsequent election, see united states presidential election of 1812 thomas jefferson unofficially anointed james madison, his secretary of state and clinton, who had boycotted the caucus, was nominated to continue as vice.
Results of the presidential election of 1812, won by james madison with 128 electoral votes between incumbent democratic-republican president james madison and a the federalist opposition threw their support behind clinton this election cycle new york replaces virginia with most electoral votes will hold #1.
Although it did not impact the outcome, the 2016 election between republican nominee donald trump and democratic nominee hillary clinton included an he was appointed as one of their state electors early in the election year before the party refused to support james madison, their party's candidate for president. James madison was one of america's founding fathers and the country's fourth president synopsis early life revolutionary times father of the constitution madison initiated the war of 1812, and served two terms in the white madison still managed to win the presidential election a few months.