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1868 United States Presidential Election
November 3, 1868
Charles Sumner Brady-Handy Robert-e-lee-portrait
Nominee Charles Sumner Robert E. Lee
Party Whig Democratic
Home state Massachusetts Virginia
Running mate James Harlan Joel Parker
Electoral vote 220 61
States carried 26 6
Popular vote 3,109,774 2,005,856
Percentage 52.9% 47.2%
1868 American Election (Rough and Ready)
Presidential election results map. Yellow denotes states won by Sumner/Harlan, Blue denotes states won by Lee/Parker, Grey denotes states that have not been restored to the union