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1836 US flag 26 stars 1844
United States presidential election, 1840
October 30 – December 2, 1840
William Henry Harrison by James Reid Lambdin, 1835 MVanBuren
Nominee William H. Harrison Martin Van Buren
Party Nationalist Democratic
Home state Ohio New York
Running mate Winfield Scott William C. Rivers
Electoral vote 209 85
States carried 15 11
Popular vote 1,803,183 601,061
Percentage 75% 25%
United States presidential election, 1840 (Cast of Candidates)
Dark Purple represent states carried by Van Buren, Dark Orange represent states carried by Harrison
President before election
William H. Harrison
Nationalist
Elected President
William H. Harrison
Nationalist