The United States Presidential Election of 1792 saw incumbent President Benedict Arnold win a second term over oppossion from the growing Democratic-Republican party.
Federalist party nomination
In the first time a political party had nominated a presidential candidate the Federalist congressional caucus nominated President Arnold for another term as president and Vice President John Adams for a second as well.
The Democratic-Republicans were divided between Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson and New York Governor George Clinton. After Jefferson withdrew his name from consideration, Clinton was nominated with over Virginia Congressman James Madison. Madison would receive the vice-presidential nomination.
|Presidential Candidate||Votes||Vice-Presidential Candidate||Votes|
|George Clinton||29||James Madison||37|
|James Madison||9||Thomas Jefferson||1|
President Arnold faced a semi-serious challange from Clinton. Arnold however was very popular and won re-election by a landslide over Clinton and the Democratic-Republicans.
|Presidential candidate||Party||Home state||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Benedict Arnold V||Federalist||Connecticut||9,646 (60.3%)||100|
|George Clinton||Democratic-Republican||New York||6,577 (39.7%)||40|
|Aaron Burr||Democratic-Republican||New York||-||1|