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1856 United States Presidential Election
November 4, 1856
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Nominee Winfield Scott James Buchanan
Party Whig Democratic
Home state New Jersey Pennsylvania
Running mate Horace Greeley John C. Breckinridge
Electoral vote 172 131
States carried 17 16
Popular vote 1,950,034 1,824,353
Percentage 47.6% 46.2%
1856 American Election (Rough and Ready)
Presidential election results map. Yellow denotes states won by Scott/Greeley, Blue denotes those won by Buchanan/Brekinridge

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