By Michael J. Dubin
This significant reference paintings offers entire returns for the presidential elections through kingdom and county for the interval 1788 to 1860. this knowledge is nowhere else to be had in a single quantity, and lots more and plenty of it's been pieced jointly via years of study of unique resources of many varieties. The paintings starts with a heritage of vote casting for presidential electors and the impression of political events at the electors, and prefaces the most textual content with listings of election dates, county names (past and present), celebration abbreviations utilized in the booklet, and counties created following each one state's first well known election of electors. the most a part of the e-book, the election returns, contains each one candidate's identify, occasion, variety of votes and percent of votes. Explanatory footnotes and resource info accompany the returns, in addition to maps that convey presidential election districts for these states and elections whilst presidential elections have been so carried out. Researchers acquainted with Mr. Dubin's mammoth Congressional Elections paintings will comprehend the scope, element, accuracy and area of expertise of this new paintings.