In the election of 1860, the _______ won the electoral votes of all the free states, except a fraction of the New Jersey votes
In the election of 1860, the Republicans won the electoral votes of all the free states, except a fraction of the New Jersey votes. Abraham Lincoln was chosen the president by the Republicans. The Democratic Party was not unified and so it broke down into Northern and Southern fractions. This helped the Republican Party immensely during the elections. The Democratic party got divided on the issue of slavery and its expansion. This created a great rift between the members of the Democratic Party.
It's the Republicans