Presidential Election 1848

Facts about the 1848 Presidential Election


The 16th Presidential election was held in 1848. The two major contenders were Zachary Taylor from the Whig Party and Lewis Cass from the Democratic Party.

Zachary Taylor was the winner of the 1848 Presidential election with 163 electoral votes.

Lewis Cass lost the 1848 Presidential election with 127 electoral votes.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1848 Presidential election was Millard Fillmore. Millard Fillmore later became President because Zachary Taylor died in office.

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The 1848 Presidential election information above was created to answer the following questions: Who were the contenders in the 1848 Presidential election? Who won the 1848 Presidential election? Who lost the 1848 Presidential election? How many electoral votes did the winner of the 1848 election get? How many electoral votes did the loser get in the 1848 Presidential election? Who was the winner's running mate in the 1848 Presidential election?















 
 
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