1848 United States presidential election in Georgia
|Elections in Georgia|
The 1848 United States presidential election in Georgia took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose 10 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Georgia voted for the Whig candidate, Zachary Taylor, over Democratic candidate Lewis Cass. Taylor won Georgia by a narrow margin of 2.98%. This was the last time Georgia voted against the Democrats until 1964.
|United States presidential election in Georgia, 1848|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Whig||Zachary Taylor of Louisiana||Millard Fillmore of New York||47,532||51.49%||10||100.00%|
|Democratic||Lewis Cass of Michigan||William O. Butler of Kentucky||44,785||48.51%||0||0.00%|
- "1848 Presidential General Election Results - Georgia". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
- "1848 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
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