1860 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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1860 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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Nominee Abraham Lincoln Stephen A. Douglas
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Illinois Illinois
Running mate Hannibal Hamlin Herschel V. Johnson
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 86,113 65,021
Percentage 56.59% 42.73%

President before election

James Buchanan

Elected President

Abraham Lincoln

The 1860 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 6, 1860 as part of the 1860 United States presidential election. State voters chose five electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wisconsin was won by the Republican Party candidate Abraham Lincoln with 57% of the popular vote, winning the states five electoral votes.


1860 United States presidential election in Wisconsin[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Abraham Lincoln of Illinois Hannibal Hamlin of Maine 86,113 56.59% 5 100.00%
Democratic Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois Herschel Vespasian Johnson of Georgia 65,021 42.73% 0 0.00%
Southern Democratic John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky Joseph Lane of Oregon 888 0.58% 0 0.00%
Constitutional Union John Bell of Tennessee Edward Everett of Massachusetts 161 0.11% 0 0.00%
Total 152,183 100.00% 5 100.00%


  1. ^ "1860 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin".