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U.S. presidential election, 1864

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
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)
Total 100.0%
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