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1848 United States presidential election in Ohio

The 1848 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 7, 1848. Ohio voters chose twenty-three electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

United States presidential election, 1848

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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 23 0 0
Popular vote 154,773 138,359 35,347
Percentage 47.12% 42.12% 10.76%

President before election

James K. Polk
Democratic

Elected President

Zachary Taylor
Whig

The Democratic Party candidate, Lewis Cass, won the state of Ohio with 47.12% of the popular vote. The Whig Party candidate, Zachary Taylor, garnered 42.12% of the popular vote.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1848
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Lewis Cass 154,773 47.12% 23
Whig Zachary Taylor 138,359 42.12% 0
Free Soil Martin Van Buren 35,347 10.76% 0
Totals 328,479 100.0% 23

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