1840 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1840 United States presidential election in Michigan
Flag of Michigan.svg
  1836 October 30 - December 2, 1840 1844  
  William Henry Harrison (cropped).jpg Martin Van Buren circa 1837 crop.jpg
Nominee William Henry Harrison Martin Van Buren
Party Whig Democratic
Home state Ohio New York
Running mate John Tyler none
Electoral vote30
Popular vote22,93321,096
Percentage51.71%47.57%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1840.svg
County Results

President before election

Martin Van Buren
Democratic

Elected President

William Henry Harrison
Whig

The 1840 United States presidential election in Michigan took place between October 30 and December 2, 1840, as part of the 1840 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Contents

Michigan voted for the Whig candidate, William Henry Harrison, over Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren. Harrison won Michigan by a narrow margin of 4.14%.

Results

1840 United States presidential election in Michigan [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Whig William Henry Harrison 22,933 51.71%
Democratic Martin Van Buren 21,09647.57%
Liberty James G. Birney 3210.72%
Total votes44,350 100%

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References

  1. "1840 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.