1856 United States presidential election in South Carolina
|Elections in South Carolina|
The 1856 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 1856, as part of the 1856 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
South Carolina cast 8 electoral votes for the Democratic candidate James Buchanan. These electors were chosen by the South Carolina General Assembly, the state legislature, rather than by popular vote.
|United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1856|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||James Buchanan of Pennsylvania||John Cabell Breckinridge of Kentucky||–||–||8||100.00%|
- "1856 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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