1856 United States presidential election in Maine
|Elections in Maine|
The 1856 United States presidential election in Maine took place on November 4, 1856, as part of the 1856 United States presidential election. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Maine voted for the Republican candidate, John C. Frémont, over the Democratic candidate, James Buchanan, and the Know Nothing candidate, Millard Fillmore. Frémont won the state by a margin of 25.66%.
|United States presidential election in Maine, 1856|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||John C. Frémont of California||William L. Dayton of New Jersey||67,279||61.34%||8||100.00%|
|Democratic||James Buchanan of Pennsylvania||John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky||39,140||35.68%||0||0.00%|
|Know Nothing||Millard Fillmore of New York||Andrew Jackson Donelson of Tennessee||3,270||2.98%||0||0.00%|
- "1856 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
- "1856 Presidential General Election Results - Maine". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
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