1864 United States presidential election in New Jersey

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United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1864

← 1860 November 8, 1864 1868 →
  GeorgeMcClellan2.jpg Abraham Lincoln November 1863.jpg
Nominee George B. McClellan Abraham Lincoln
Party Democratic National Union
Home state New Jersey Illinois
Running mate George H. Pendleton Andrew Johnson
Electoral vote 7 0
Popular vote 68,024 60,723
Percentage 52.84% 47.16%

President before election

Abraham Lincoln

Elected President

Abraham Lincoln
National Union

The 1864 United States presidential election in New Jersey took place on November 8, 1864, as part of the 1864 United States presidential election. Voters chose seven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

New Jersey voted for the Democratic candidate, George B. McClellan, over the National Union candidate, incumbent Abraham Lincoln. McClellan won his home state by a narrow margin of 5.68%. New Jersey was one of the three states McClellan won, with the other two being Delaware and Kentucky.


United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1864[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic George B. McClellan 68,024 52.84% 7
National Union Abraham Lincoln 60,723 47.16% 0
Totals 128,747 100.0% 7


  1. ^ "1864 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey".

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