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1848 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

The 1848 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place between November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

1848 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

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  Lewis Cass crop.jpg Zachary Taylor portrait.jpg Van Buren.jpg
Nominee Lewis Cass Zachary Taylor Martin Van Buren
Party Democratic Whig Free Soil
Home state Michigan Louisiana New York
Running mate William O. Butler Millard Fillmore Charles F. Adams
Electoral vote 6 0 0
Popular vote 27,763 14,781 7,560
Percentage 55.4% 29.5% 15.1%

President before election

James K. Polk
Democratic

Elected President

Zachary Taylor
Whig

New Hampshire voted for the Democratic candidate, Lewis Cass, over Whig candidate Zachary Taylor and Free Soil candidate former president Martin Van Buren. Cass won the state by a margin of 25.91%.

ResultsEdit

1848 United States presidential election in New Hampshire[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Lewis Cass of Michigan William O. Butler of Kentucky 27,763 55.41% 6 100.00%
Whig Zachary Taylor of Louisiana Millard Fillmore of New York 14,781 29.50% 0 0.00%
Free Soil Martin Van Buren of New York Charles Francis Adams, Sr. of Massachusetts 7,560 15.09% 0 0.00%
Total 50,104 100.00% 6 100.00%


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1848 Presidential General Election Results - New Hampshire". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.