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Electoral Results 1852 - 1880

1852

Election Results

Election1852
PresidentFranklin Pierce [D]
Main OpponentWinfield Scott [W]
Electoral VoteWinner:  254Main Opponent:  42Total/Majority:  296/149
Popular VoteWinner:  1,607,510Main Opponent:  1,386,942
Vice PresidentWilliam R. King (254)
V.P. OpponentWilliam A. Graham (42)

 

Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire9446331011134-688-679573510232748-4-155254
Winfield Scott, of New Jersey----------12---13-----------12-5--42
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
William R. King, of Alabama9446331011134-688-679573510232748-4-155254
William A. Graham, of North Carolina----------12---13-----------12-5--42
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
 944633101113412688136795735102327481245155296

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1856

Election Results

Election1856
PresidentJames Buchanan [D]
Main OpponentJohn C. Frémont [R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  174Main Opponent:  114Total/Majority:  296/149
Popular VoteWinner:  1,836,072Main Opponent:  1,342,345
Votes for OthersMillard Fillmore (8)
Vice PresidentJohn C. Breckinridge (174)
V.P. OpponentsWilliam L. Dayton (114), Andrew Donelson (8)


Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
James Buchanan, of Pennsylvania944-33101113-126----79-7-10-27-8124-15-174
John C. Frémont, of California---6-----4--8-136--5-35-23-4---5-5114
Millard Fillmore, of New York-------------8-----------------8
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
John C. Breckinridge, of Kentucky944-33101113-126----79-7-10-27-8124-15-174
William L. Dayton, of New Jersey---6-----4--8-136--5-35-23-4---5-5114
Andrew J. Donelson, of Tennessee-------------8-----------------8
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMSMONHNJNYNCOHPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
 944633101113412688136795735102327481245155296

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1860

Election Results

 

Election1860
PresidentAbraham Lincoln [R]
Main OpponentJohn C. Breckinridge [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  180Main Opponent:  72Total/Majority:  303/152
Popular VoteWinner:  1,865,908Main Opponent:  848,019
Votes for OthersJohn Bell (39), Stephen A. Douglas(12)
Vice PresidentHannibal Hamlin (180)
V.P. OpponentsJoseph Lane (72), Edward Everett (39), Herschel V. Johnson (12)

 

Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois--46---11134--8-1364--5435-233274---5-5180
John C. Breckinridge, of Kentucky94--3310----6-8---7----10----8-4---72
John Bell, of Tennessee----------12-----------------12--15-39
Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois------------------9-3------------12
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine--46---11134--8-1364--5435-233274---5-5180
Joseph Lane, of Oregon94--3310----6-8---7----10----8-4---72
Edward Everett, of Massachusetts----------12-----------------12--15-39
Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia------------------9-3------------12
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWITotal
 944633101113412688136479573510233274812451553

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1864

Election Results

Election1864
PresidentAbraham Lincoln [R]
Main OpponentGeorge B. McClellan [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  212Main Opponent:  21Total/Majority:  233/117
Popular VoteWinner:  2,218,388Main Opponent:  1,812,807
Vice PresidentAndrew Johnson (212)
V.P. OpponentGeorge H. Pendleton (21)
NotesAbraham Lincoln was shot the night of April 14, 1865 and died the next morning. He was succeeded by Andrew Johnson.

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois--56---161383--771284-1125-33-213264---5-58212
George B. McClellan, of New Jersey----3------11----------7-------------21
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee--56---161383--771284-1125-33-213264---5-58212
George H. Pendleton, of Ohio----3------11----------7-------------21
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
 --563--16138311-771284-1125733-213264---5-58233
*Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States, was shot by an assassin on the night of April 14, 1865, and died the following morning. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Andrew Johnson, he accordingly took the oath of office April 15, 1865.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1868

Election Results

Election1868
PresidentUlysses S. Grant [R]
Main OpponentHoratio Seymour [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  214Main Opponent:  80Total/Majority:  294/148
Popular VoteWinner:  3,013,650Main Opponent:  2,708,744
Vice PresidentSchuyler Colfax (214)
V.P. OpponentFrancis P. Blair, Jr. (80)

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal (excl. GA)Total (incl. GA)
Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois8556-3-161383--7-1284-11335--921-264610-5-58214214
Horatio Seymour, of New York----3-9----117-7--------733--3---------7180
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal (excl. GA)Total (incl. GA)
Schuyler Colfax, of Indiana8556-3-161383--7-1284-11335--921-264610-5-58214214
Francis P. Blair, Jr., of Missouri----3-9----117-7--------733--3---------7180
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal (excl. GA)Total (incl. GA)
8556339161383117771284-113357339213264610-5-58285294

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1872

Election Results

Election1872
PresidentUlysses S. Grant [R]
Main OpponentHorace Greeley [D-LR]
Electoral VoteWinner:  286Main Opponent:  --Total/Majority:  352/177
Popular VoteWinner:  3,598,235Main Opponent:  2,834,761
Votes for OthersB. Gratz Brown (18), Thomas A. Hendricks (42), Charles J. Jenkins (2), David Davis (1)
Vice PresidentHenry Wilson (286)
V.P. OpponentsB. Gratz Brown (47), N.P. Banks (1), George W. Julian (5), Alfred H. Colquitt (5), John M. Palmer (3), Thomas E. Bramlette (3), William S. Groesbeck (1), Willis B. Machen (1)
NotesBy resolution of the House, 3 votes cast for Greeley were not counted. V.P. Henry Wilson died November 22, 1875.

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois10-6634-2115115--7-131158-335935102232947--511510286
Horace Greeley, of New York------**------------------------------**
B. Gratz Brown, of Missouri------6----4-------8-----------------18
Thomas A. Hendricks, of Indiana-----------8--8----6-----------128----42
Charles J. Jenkins, of Georgia------2------------------------------2
David Davis, of Illinois-------------------1-----------------1
For Vice-President:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts10-6634-2115115--7-131158-335935102232947--511510286
B. Gratz Brown, of Missouri------5----8--8----6-----------128----47
N. P. Banks, of Massachusetts------1------------------------------1
George W. Julian, of Indiana-------------------5-----------------5
Alfred H. Colquitt, of Georgia------5------------------------------5
John M. Palmer, of Illinois-------------------3-----------------3
Thomas E. Bramlette, of Kentucky-----------3-------------------------3
William S. Groesbeck, of Ohio-------------------1-----------------1
Willis B. Machen, of Kentucky-----------1-------------------------1
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
 10-663411211511512-7813115815335935102232947128511510352
*Died in the Capitol, Washington, D.C., November 22, 1875, aged 68 years.
**By resolution of the House, 3 votes cast for Horace Greeley were not counted.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1876

Election Results

Election1876
PresidentRutherford B. Hayes [R]
Main OpponentSamuel J. Tilden [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  185Main Opponent:  184Total/Majority:  369/185
Popular VoteWinner:  4,034,311Main Opponent:  4,288,546
Vice PresidentWilliam A. Wheeler (185)
V.P. OpponentThomas A. Hendricks (184)
NotesThe electoral votes of 4 States were disputed. Congress referred the matter to the Electoral Commission which gave the decision to Rutherford B. Hayes.

 

 Vote By State

 

For President:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Rutherford B. Hayes, of Ohio--63--4-21-115-87-13115--335---2232947--5--10185
Samuel J. Tilden, of New York106--63-11-15--12--8---815---93510-----128-115-184
For Vice-President:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
William A. Wheeler, of New York--63--4-21-115-87-13115--335---2232947--5--10185
Thomas A. Hendricks, of Indiana106--63-11-15--12--8---815---93510-----128-115-184
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
 106636341121151151287813115815335935102232947128511510369

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1880

Election Results

Election1880
PresidentJames Garfield [R]
Main OpponentWinfield S. Hancock [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  214Main Opponent:  155Total/Majority:  369/185
Popular VoteWinner:  4,446,158Main Opponent:  4,444,260
Vice PresidentChester A. Arthur (214)
V.P. OpponentWilliam H. English (155)
NotesThe vote of Georgia was not cast until December 8, the second Wednesday of December. If they had not been counted, Winfield S. Hancock would only have received 144 votes. James Garfield was shot July 2, 1881 and died September 19, 1881. He was succeeded by Chester A. Arthur.

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
James A. Garfield, of Ohio--136---2115115--7-13115--3-5-35-223294---5--10214
Winfield S. Hancock, of Pennsylvania1065--3411----128-8---815-3-9-10----7128-115-155**
For Vice-President:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
Chester A. Arthur, of New York--136---2115115--7-13115--3-5-35-223294---5--10214
William H. English, of Indiana1065--3411----128-8---815-3-9-10----7128-115-155**
Total Electoral Vote:ALARCACOCTDEFLGAILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMONENVNHNJNYNCOHORPARISCTNTXVTVAWVWITotal
 106636341121151151287813115815335935102232947128511510369
*James A. Garfield, the twentieth President of the United States, was shot by an assassin July 2, 1881, and died from the effects of his wounds September 19, 1881. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Chester A. Arthur, he accordingly took the oath of office in New York City, September 20, 1881, and again formally took the oath of office at Washington, September 22, 1881.
**The vote of Georgia, cast on the 8th of December, second Wednesday of the month, if not counted would reduce this total to 144.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig