1852 ← November 4, 1856 → 1864
Nominee Robert M.T. Hunter David Wilmot Millard Fillmore
Party Democratic Republican American
Home state Virginia Pennsylvania New York
Running mate John C. Breckinridge Abraham Lincoln Andrew J. Donelson
Electoral vote 128 119 49
States carried 15 11 5

1856 Election

Presidential election results map. Blue denotes states won by Buchanan/Breckinridge, Red denotes those won by Wilmot/Lincoln, and Green denotes those won by Fillmore & Donelson. 

President before election

Franklin Pierce


Elected President

Robert M.T. Hunter


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