1848 United States presidential election in Missouri

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United States presidential election in Missouri, 1848

← 1844 November 7, 1848 1852 →
  Lewis Cass crop.jpg Zachary Taylor portrait.jpg
Nominee Lewis Cass Zachary Taylor
Party Democratic Whig
Home state Michigan Louisiana
Running mate William O. Butler Millard Fillmore
Electoral vote 7 0
Popular vote 40,077 32,671
Percentage 55.09% 44.91%

President before election

James K. Polk

Elected President

Zachary Taylor

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

Missouri voted for the Democratic candidate, Lewis Cass, over Whig candidate Zachary Taylor. Cass won Missouri by a margin of 10.18%.


United States presidential election in Missouri, 1844[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Lewis Cass of Michigan William O. Butler of Kentucky 40,077 55.09% 7 100.00%
Whig Zachary Taylor of Louisiana Millard Fillmore of New York 32,671 44.91% 0 0.00%
Total 72,748 100.00% 7 100.00%


  1. ^ "1848 Presidential General Election Results - Missouri". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.

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