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1840 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Whig William Henry Harrison John Tyler 234 79.6 1,275,390 52.9
Democratic Martin Van Buren Richard Johnson 60 20.4 1,128,854 46.8

STATE TOTAL VOTES Whig Democratic
WILLIAM H. HARRISON MARTIN VAN BUREN
Votes % EV Votes % EV
Alabama 62,511 28,515 45.6   33,996 54.4 7
Arkansas 11,839 5,160 43.6   6,679 56.4 3
Connecticut 56,879 31,598 55.6 8 25,281 44.4  
Delaware 10,852 5,967 55.0 3 4,872 44.9  
Georgia 72,322 40,339 55.8 11 31,983 44.2  
Illinois 93,175 45,574 48.9   47,441 50.9 5
Indiana 117,605 65,280 55.5 9 51,696 44.0  
Kentucky 91,104 58,488 64.2 15 32,616 35.8  
Louisiana 18,912 11,296 59.7 5 7,616 40.3  
Maine 92,802 46,612 50.2 10 46,190 49.8  
Maryland 62,280 33,528 53.8 10 28,752 46.2  
Massachusetts 126,825 72,852 57.4 14 52,355 41.3  
Michigan 44,029 22,933 52.1 3 21,096 47.9  
Mississippi 36,525 19,515 53.4 4 17,010 46.6  
Missouri 52,923 22,954 43.4   29,969 56.6 4
New Hampshire 59,956 26,310 43.9   32,774 54.7 7
New Jersey 64,454 33,351 51.7 8 31,034 48.1  
New York 441,543 226,001 51.2 42 212,733 48.2  
North Carolina 80,735 46,567 57.7 15 34,168 42.3  
Ohio 272,890 148,043 54.3 21 123,944 45.4  
Pennsylvania 287,695 144,023 50.1 30 143,672 49.9  
Rhode Island 8,631 5,213 60.4 4 3,263 37.8  
South Carolina 11 electors chosen by state legislature and awarded to Martin van Buren
Tennessee 108,145 60,194 55.7 15 47,951 44.3  
Vermont 50,782 32,440 63.9 7 18,006 35.5  
Virginia 86,394 42,637 49.4   43,757 50.6 23
Totals 2,411,808 1,275,390 52.9 234 1,128,854 46.8 60

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