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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1836

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1836

November 3 – December 7, 1836

Nominee Martin Van Buren Hugh L. White
Party Democratic Whig
Home state New York Tennessee
Running mate Richard M. Johnson John Tyler
Electoral vote 23 0
Popular vote 30,556 23,384
Percentage 56.64% 43.35%

President before election

Andrew Jackson

Elected President

Martin Van Buren

The 1836 United States presidential election in Virginia took place between November 3 and December 7, 1836, as part of the 1836 United States presidential election. Voters chose twenty-three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Virginia voted for the Democratic candidate, Martin Van Buren, over Whig candidate Hugh White. Van Buren won Virginia by a margin of 13.29%.


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1836[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Martin Van Buren 30,556 56.64% 23
Whig Hugh L. White 23,384 43.35% 0
Independent Others 5 0.01% 0
Totals 45,682 100.0% 23


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