U.S. Electoral College

Historical Election Results

Electoral Votes for President and Vice President 1853-1869

Votes by State

1852 ELECTION FOR THE SEVENTEENTH TERM, 1853-1857

Franklin Pierce, President; William R. King, Vice President
For President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire 9 4 4 6 3 3 10 11 13 4 - 6 8 8 - 6 7 9 5 7 35 10 23 27 4 8 - 4 - 15 5 254
Winfield Scott, of New Jersey - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - 5 - - 42
For Vice-President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
William R. King, of Alabama 9 4 4 6 3 3 10 11 13 4 - 6 8 8 - 6 7 9 5 7 35 10 23 27 4 8 - 4 - 15 5 254
William A. Graham, of North Carolina - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - 5 - - 42
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
9 4 4 6 3 3 10 11 13 4 12 6 8 8 13 6 7 9 5 7 35 10 23 27 4 8 12 4 5 15 5 296

Votes by State

1856 ELECTION FOR THE EIGHTEENTH TERM, 1857-1861

James Buchanan, President; John C. Breckinridge, Vice President
For President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
James Buchanan, of Pennsylvania 9 4 4 - 3 3 10 11 13 - 12 6 - - - - 7 9 - 7 - 10 - 27 - 8 12 4 - 15 - 174
John C. Frémont, of California - - - 6 - - - - - 4 - - 8 - 13 6 - - 5 - 35 - 23 - 4 - - - 5 - 5 114
Millard Fillmore, of New York - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8
For Vice-President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
John C. Breckinridge, of Kentucky 9 4 4 - 3 3 10 11 13 - 12 6 - - - - 7 9 - 7 - 10 - 27 - 8 12 4 - 15 - 174
William L. Dayton, of New Jersey - - - 6 - - - - - 4 - - 8 - 13 6 - - 5 - 35 - 23 - 4 - - - 5 - 5 114
Andrew J. Donelson, of Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
9 4 4 6 3 3 10 11 13 4 12 6 8 8 13 6 7 9 5 7 35 10 23 27 4 8 12 4 5 15 5 296

Votes by State

1860 ELECTION FOR THE NINETEENTH TERM, 1861-1865

Abraham Lincoln, President; Hannibal Hamlin, Vice President
For President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois - - 4 6 - - - 11 13 4 - - 8 - 13 6 4 - - 5 4 35 - 23 3 27 4 - - - 5 - 5 180
John C. Breckinridge, of Kentucky 9 4 - - 3 3 10 - - - - 6 - 8 - - - 7 - - - - 10 - - - - 8 - 4 - - - 72
John Bell, of Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - 15 - 39
Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - 12
For Vice-President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine - - 4 6 - - - 11 13 4 - - 8 - 13 6 4 - - 5 4 35 - 23 3 27 4 - - - 5 - 5 180
Joseph Lane, of Oregon 9 4 - - 3 3 10 - - - - 6 - 8 - - - 7 - - - - 10 - - - - 8 - 4 - - - 72
Edward Everett, of Massachusetts - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - 15 - 39
Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - 12
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WI Total
9 4 4 6 3 3 10 11 13 4 12 6 8 8 13 6 4 7 9 5 7 35 10 23 3 27 4 8 12 4 5 15 5 303

Votes by State

1864 ELECTION FOR THE TWENTIETH TERM, 1865-1869

Abraham Lincoln,* President; Andrew Johnson, Vice President
For President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NV NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WV WI Total
Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois - - 5 6 - - - 16 13 8 3 - - 7 7 12 8 4 - 11 2 5 - 33 - 21 3 26 4 - - - 5 - 5 8 212
George B. McClellan, of New Jersey - - - - 3 - - - - - - 11 - - - - - - - - - - 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21
For Vice-President: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NV NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WV WI Total
Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee - - 5 6 - - - 16 13 8 3 - - 7 7 12 8 4 - 11 2 5 - 33 - 21 3 26 4 - - - 5 - 5 8 212
George H. Pendleton, of Ohio - - - - 3 - - - - - - 11 - - - - - - - - - - 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21
Total Electoral Vote: AL AR CA CT DE FL GA IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO NV NH NJ NY NC OH OR PA RI SC TN TX VT VA WV WI Total
- - 5 6 3 - - 16 13 8 3 11 - 7 7 12 8 4 - 11 2 5 7 33 - 21 3 26 4 - - - 5 - 5 8 233
*Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States, was shot by an assassin on the night of April 14, 1865, and died the following morning. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Andrew Johnson, he accordingly took the oath of office April 15, 1865.

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