Presidential Election 1840

Facts about the 1840 Presidential Election


The 14th Presidential election was held in 1840. The two major contenders were William Henry Harrison from the Whig Party and Martin Van Buren from the Democratic Party.

William Henry Harrison was the winner of the 1840 Presidential election with 234 electoral votes.

Martin Van Buren lost the 1840 Presidential election with 60 electoral votes.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1840 Presidential election was John Tyler. John Tyler later became President because William Henry Harrison died in office.

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President William Harrison


President Martin Van Buren



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The 1840 Presidential election information above was created to answer the following questions: Who were the contenders in the 1840 Presidential election? Who won the 1840 Presidential election? Who lost the 1840 Presidential election? How many electoral votes did the winner of the 1840 election get? How many electoral votes did the loser get in the 1840 Presidential election? Who was the winner's running mate in the 1840 Presidential election?















 
 
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