1856 United States presidential election in Massachusetts
|Turnout||69.8% 12.0 pp|
|Elections in Massachusetts|
The 1856 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 4, 1856, as part of the 1856 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Massachusetts voted for the Republican candidate, John C. Frémont, over the Democratic candidate, James Buchanan, and the Know Nothing candidate, Millard Fillmore. Frémont won Massachusetts by a margin of 40.53%.
|United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1856|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||John C. Frémont of California||William L. Dayton of New Jersey||108,172||63.61%||13||100.00%|
|Democratic||James Buchanan of Pennsylvania||John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky||39,244||23.08%||0||0.00%|
|Know Nothing||Millard Fillmore of New York||Andrew Jackson Donelson of Tennessee||19,626||11.54%||0||0.00%|
- Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
- "1856 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
- "1856 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts".
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