|Elections in Illinois|
The 1848 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 7, 1848, as part of the 1848 United States presidential election. Voters chose nine representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Illinois voted for the Democratic candidate, Lewis Cass, over Whig candidate Zachary Taylor and Free Soil candidate Martin Van Buren. Cass won Illinois by a margin of 2.49%.
|1848 United States presidential election in Illinois|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||Lewis Cass of Michigan||William O. Butler of Kentucky||55,952||44.91%||9||100.00%|
|Whig||Zachary Taylor of Louisiana||Millard Fillmore of New York||52,853||42.42%||0||0.00%|
|Free Soil||Martin Van Buren of New York||Charles F. Adams, Sr. of Massachusetts||15,702||12.60%||0||0.00%|
|Clay Whig||Henry Clay of Kentucky||–||89||0.07%||0||0.00%|