United States presidential election, 1864
1860 ← November 8, 1864 →1868

160px-Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Helser, 1860-crop
Nominee Abraham Lincoln John C. Breckinridge
Party Republican Southern Democratic
Home state Illinois Kentucky
Running mate Lot M. Morrill Joseph Lane
Electoral vote 158 163
States carried 17 18
Popular vote 1,830,494 1,815,811
Percentage 37.4% 37.1%

Nominee Stephen A. Douglas
Party Democratic
Home state Illinois
Running mate Harris Flanagin
Electoral vote 5
States carried 1
Popular vote 1,629,825
Percentage 33.3%

Electoral Map 1864

Presidential Election 1860. Red shows states won by Lincoln, green by Breckinridge, blue by Douglas.Numbers are votes denoted to each state. Grey indicates territories.

President before election

John C. Breckinridge

Southern Democratic

Elected President

John C. Breckinbridge

Southern Democratic

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