The main candidates for president in 1860 were Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, John C. Breckinridge, and John Bell.
Lincoln and Breckinridge
The candidates for president were: Abraham Lincoln, John Breckinridge, John Bell, and Stephen Douglas.
The four candidates (and their parties) running for president in 1860 were Abraham Lincoln (Republican), Stephen Douglas (North Democrat), John Breckinridge (South Democrat), and John Bell (Constitutional Union). The winner was Abraham Lincoln.
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To be president, candidates must be born in the US.
On March,4, 1861 Abraham Lincoln became President of the United States. He was sworn in on that date having won the 1860 US presidential race against three other candidates.
James Buchanan was the president for all of 1860. He left office on March 4,1961.
The United States Presidential Election of 1860 was contested between three candidates - Republican Abraham Lincoln, Southern Democratic John C. Breckinridge, and Constitutional Union candidate John Bell.
The election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election. The candidates where Abroham Lincoln and Vice president John C Breckenridge. In the end, Abroham became the 16th president of the United States.
Lincoln won the election in 1860 with only 39% of the popular vote because he received the majority of the electoral vote. The US uses an indirect method to elect the President-- the popular vote does not decide the election. Lincoln was one of four candidates for president, and he had the most votes of the four.
Incumbent President Ronald Reagan, a Republican, and Vice-President Walter Mondale, a Democrat were the candidates.
Lincoln won the presidency with less than half of the popular vote
James Buchanan was still President in December , 1860. Lincoln was the president-elect who would take office on March 4, 1861.
The Democratic party split in 1860 over slavery, in particular the question of whether it would be allowed in the new states that might join the union.
General Scott's advice to US President Buchanan in 1860 was that the federal forts located in the south should be garrisoned.
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Stephen A. Douglas, US senator from Illinois was their candidate in 1860.
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You can't choose to be Vice President, you have to be the running mate of the candidates for President.
As of February 2016, the top Republican candidates for President are Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio. The top Democrat candidates for President are Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.