1864 Presidential Election Interactive Map

118 electoral votes to win

Change history with the 1864 presidential election interactive map.

Update a state winner by clicking it to rotate through candidates. Alternately, select a candidate color in the Map Color Palette, then select states to apply. Use the edit button in the Palette to update candidate information.

Split electoral vote states - if any - are not interactive. Use the table below the map to make changes.

For full details, see the user guide.

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Other: Faithless votes for someone not on the ballot or available votes not cast

Split Electoral Votes

States shown here did not allocate all their available electoral votes to one candidate. The historical split can be edited in this table. You can also use the drop down menu to split other states.

'Other' electoral votes can only be reallocated or removed.

Removing the split () will set the state to undecided and make it interactive on the map.

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1864 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Abraham Lincoln (I) Republican 212 2,213,665
George B. McClellan Democratic 21 1,805,237
Other: See Election Facts Below 1

1864 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Kansas, Nevada and West Virginia become states during this election cycle
  • Due to secession, southern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia don't participate
  • Vice-Presidential Succession: Lincoln died from an assassin's bullet on April 15, 1865, replaced by Andrew Johnson
  • One available electoral vote from Nevada was not cast
  • Issues of the Day: Civil War