1864 United States presidential election in Missouri

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1864 United States presidential election in Missouri
Flag of the Missouri State Guard.svg
←  1860 November 8, 1864 1868 →
Turnout8.83% of the total population Decrease 5.18 pp [1]
  Abraham Lincoln November 1863.jpg GeorgeMcClellan2 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Abraham Lincoln George B. McClellan
Party National Union Democratic
Home state Illinois New Jersey
Running mate Andrew Johnson George H. Pendleton
Electoral vote 11 0
Popular vote 72,750 31,596
Percentage 69.72% 30.28%

Missouri Presidential Election Results 1864.svg
County Results

President before election

Abraham Lincoln

Elected President

Abraham Lincoln
National Union

The 1864 United States presidential election in Missouri took place on November 8, 1864, as part of the 1864 United States presidential election. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. [2]

Missouri was won by the incumbent President Abraham Lincoln ( R- Illinois), running with former Senator and Military Governor of Tennessee Andrew Johnson, with 69.72% of the popular vote, against the 4th Commanding General of the United States Army George B. McClellan ( DNew Jersey), running with Representative George H. Pendleton, with 30.28% of the vote. [2]

Despite the fact that slavery and state's rights were popular in Missouri, the state gave Lincoln his fourth best result for popular vote percentage points after neighboring Kansas, Vermont and Massachusetts. [3] The state was also his tenth highest for total votes.


1864 United States presidential election in Missouri [2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
National Union Abraham Lincoln of Illinois Andrew Johnson of Tennessee 72,750 69.72% 11 100.00%
Democratic George B. McClellan of New Jersey George H. Pendleton of Ohio 31,596 30.28% 0 0.00%
Total 104,346 100.00% 11 100.00%

See also


  1. ^ "1880 Presidential Election Results Missouri Total Population Turnout".
  2. ^ a b c "1864 Presidential Election Results Missouri".
  3. ^ "1864 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.