1789 United States 1826
United States Gubernatorial election, 1800
225px-US Navy 031029-N-6236G-001 A painting of President John Adams (1735-1826), 2nd president of the United States, by Asher B Durand (1767-1845)-crop Thomas Jefferson
Nominee 'John Adams' Thomas Jefferson
Home state Massachusetts Virginia
Electoral vote 20 19
States carried 9 7
Popular vote 99,626 93,773
Percentage 51.51% 48.49%
Presidential election results map. Green</font> denotes states won by Jefferson, orange denotes states won by Adams. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.

Previous President
George Washington

John Adams

The United States Gubernatorial elections of 1800 was the nations second. During it, Massachusetts Senator John Adams was elected governor over Virgina governor and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Thomas Jefferson. Adams would serve as Governor longer than any other person before of since -- 26 years. He and Jefferson would die on the same day, the Fourth of July of 1826.

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