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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1848


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1848

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1848

November 7, 1848

Nominee Zachary Taylor Lewis Cass
Party Whig Democratic
Home state Louisiana Michigan
Running mate Millard Fillmore William Butler
Electoral vote 26 0
Popular vote 185,313 171,976
Percentage 50.28% 46.66%

The 1848 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose 26 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Whig candidate, Zachary Taylor, over the Democratic candidate, Lewis Cass. Taylor won Pennsylvania by a margin of 3.62%.


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1848[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Whig Zachary Taylor 185,313 50.28% 26
Democratic Lewis Cass 171,976 46.66% 0
Free Soil Martin Van Buren 11,263 3.06% 0
Totals 368,552 100.0% 26


  1. ^ "1848 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
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