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1848 Presidential Election Interactive Map

146 electoral votes to win
no 1848 election
no 1848 election
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Taylor Cass Van Buren Undecided 3P
       

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1848 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Zachary Taylor Whig 163 1,360,099
Lewis Cass Democratic 127 1,220,544
Martin Van Buren Free Soil 0 291,501

1848 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Florida, Iowa, Texas and Wisconsin become states during this election cycle
  • First Election Day using current date: Tuesday following first Monday in November
  • Vice-Presidential Succession: Taylor died July 9, 1850, replaced by Millard Fillmore
  • Issues of the Day: Slavery, War with Mexico