1856 United States presidential election in Connecticut
|Elections in Connecticut|
The 1856 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 4, 1856, as part of the 1856 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Connecticut 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 9.61%.
|United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1856|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||John C. Frémont of California||William L. Dayton of New Jersey||42,717||53.18%||6||100.00%|
|Democratic||James Buchanan of Pennsylvania||John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky||34,997||43.57%||0||0.00%|
|Know Nothing||Millard Fillmore of New York||Andrew Jackson Donelson of Tennessee||2,615||3.26%||0||0.00%|
- "1856 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
|This Connecticut elections-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|