1852 US flag 32 stars 1860
United States presidential election, 1856
November 4, 1856
SHouston 2 W F Johnston
Nominee Sam Houston William F. Johnston
Party Democratic Nationalist
Home state Texas Pennsylvania
Running mate William R. King William L. Dayton
Electoral vote 193 103
States carried 22 9
Popular vote 2,698,279 1,353,191
Percentage 66.6% 33.4%
United States presidential election, 1856 (Cast of Candidates)
Dark Purple represent states carried by Houston, Dark Orange represent states carried by Johnston
President before election
Sam Houston
Elected President
Sam Houston

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