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United States presidential election in California, 1860

In the 1860 United States presidential election, California narrowly voted for the Republican nominee, former Illinois representative Abraham Lincoln, over the Democratic nominee, Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas and the Southern Democratic nominee, Vice President John C. Breckinridge.

Results

United States presidential election in California, 1860[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Abraham Lincoln 38,733 32.32% 4
Democratic Stephen A. Douglas 37,999 31.71% 0
Southern Democratic John C. Breckinridge 33,969 28.35% 0
Constitution Union John Bell 9,111 7.60% 0
No party Write-ins 15 0.01% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 119,827 100.00% 4
Voter turnout

References

  1. ^ "1860 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
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