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Lincoln had the most votes of any candidate, with more electoral votes than the other three candidates combined.

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Union General George B. McClellan repudiated his party's Copperhead platform and polled 45 percent of the popular vote in the election of 1864. He lost the election to Abraham Lincoln.


ok so inthe election right before the civil war ulesse s grant lost to Abraham Lincoln


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i think he lost because Lincoln had more clot than Douglass and because Douglass was for slavery and Lincoln was not


In 1832 Lincoln ran for the Illinois Legislature and lost.


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1824, Andrew Jackson lost to John Qunicy Adams. Andrew Jackson won the popular vote but lost the election.


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when he was eight he had to work hard to get an education. Lincoln lost his debated with Stephen Douglas. Stephen Douglas won and Lincoln lost an election. but the debated made him famous.


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no- he lost his battle for the Senate to Stephen A. Douglas in 1858.



He lost 8 prior elections, before winning the Presidential election in 1860. He never lost any Presidential election, and he ran twice, and was elected twice, as President.


Obviously people who lose the election do not become President at that time. Andrew Jackson led in the popular vote in 1824 but lost, However he won in 1828 and again in 1832. Grover Cleveland , the incumbent President, won the popular vote in 1888 but lost the election to Benjamin Harrison. He won again in 1892 and returned to office.


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Abraham Lincoln ran for his first public office in 1832. He lost an election to the Illinois State legislature.


No. He was a Union General, popular with the rank and file, but mistrusted in Washington, where some of Lincoln's cabinet doubted his loyalty. After Lincoln eventually sacked him, he stood against him in the 1864 election, but lost.


But still lost the election. Your welcome.



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