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United States presidential election, 1848
November 7, 1848
Polkpolk JMcLean
Nominee James K. Polk John McClean
Party Democratic Nationalist
Home state Tennessee Ohio
Running mate George M. Dallas George Lunt
Electoral vote 185 105
States carried 22 8
Popular vote 1,840,867 1,035,487
Percentage 64% 36%
United States presidential election, 1848 (Cast of Candidates)
Dark Purple represent states carried by Polk, Dark Orange represent states carried by McClean
President before election
James K. Polk
Elected President
James K. Polk

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