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 02 August 2015.]
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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