|Presidential Candidate||Electoral Vote||Popular Vote||Pct||Party||Running Mate
|Abraham Lincoln of Illinois (W)||212||2,213,665||Republican||Andrew Johnson of Tennessee (212)|
|George McClellan of New Jersey||21||1,805,237||Democrat||George H. Pendleton of Ohio (21)|
|Other elections: 1852, 1856, 1860, 1864, 1868, 1872, 1876|
|Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register|
The election was held on November 8, 1864.
Abraham Lincoln was shot the night of April 14, 1865 and died the next morning. He was succeeded by Andrew Johnson.
See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1864, History of the United States (1776-1865), American Civil War