South CarolinaPres. Electors chosen.
VirgNew York, (thirty-five votes,) must be defeated, even with California and Oregon on his side.
Losing those two States, (having seven votes,) he could not lose Pennsylvania, (twenty-seven votes,) as he would then have but one hundred and forty-nine, or three less than a majority of the college; but carrying either California or Ore hundred and forty-nine, or three less than a majority of the college; but carrying either California or Oregon, with all the other free States, he would have a majority without Pennsylvania; or he might lose Ohio, California and Oregon, (thirty-one,) and still be safe.
New York is the only single State which could defeat him.