United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1848

United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1848
November 7, 1848

Nominee Lewis Cass Zachary Taylor
Party Democratic Whig
Home state Michigan Louisiana
Running mate William O. Butler Millard Fillmore
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 9,301 7,587
Percentage 55.07 44.93

President before election

James K. Polk

Elected President

Zachary Taylor

The 1848 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Arkansas voted for the Democratic candidate, Lewis Cass, over Whig candidate Zachary Taylor. Cass won Arkansas by a margin of 10.14%.


United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1848[1][2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Lewis Cass of Michigan William O. Butler of Kentucky 9,301 55.07% 3 100.00%
Whig Zachary Taylor of Louisiana Millard Fillmore of New York 7,587 44.93% 0 0.00%
Total 16,888 100.00% 3 100.00%


  1. "1848 Presidential General Election Results - Arkansas". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. "1848 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
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