James Buchanan elected US President

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Historical Context Note

The USA Presidential election is won by the Democratic candidate, James Buchanan, with 174 electoral votes. His opponents, the Republican John C. Frémont and Whig Millard Fillmore gain 114 votes and 8 votes respectively.
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Editors. "James Buchanan elected US President". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18335, accessed 28 July 2014.]