1864 United States presidential election in California

1864 United States presidential election in California

← 1860 November 8, 1864 1868 →
  Abraham Lincoln November 1863.jpg GeorgeMcClellan2.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 5 0
Popular vote 62,053 43,837
Percentage 58.60% 41.40%

President before election

Abraham Lincoln

Elected President

Abraham Lincoln
National Union

In the 1864 United States presidential election, California voted for the Republican incumbent, Abraham Lincoln, over the Democratic challenger, Union Army Major General George B. McClellan.


United States presidential election in California, 1864[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
National Union Abraham Lincoln (incumbent) 62,053 58.60% 5
Democratic George B. McClellan 43,837 41.40% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 105,890 100.00% 5
Voter turnout


  1. ^ "1864 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.