President / Vice President, 1860 Election


Date: November 6, 1860
Cycle: 1860
Office: President / Vice President
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Running mate Party Votes Percent Margin
Abraham Lincoln Man Hannibal Hamlin (Man) Republican 22,069 63.53 +29.22
Stephen Douglas Man Herschel Johnson (Man) Democrat 11,920 34.31
John Breckinridge Man Joseph Lane (Man) Democrat Southern Faction 748 2.15

Lincoln and Hamlin each received Minnesota's four Electoral College votes. Lincoln's margin would remain the largest in the state until Teddy Roosevelt's 55.1-point victory in 1904.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1955 (p. 340).