1868 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horatio Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Schuyler Colfax Francis Preston Blair, Jr.
Electoral vote 26 0
Popular vote 342,280 313,382
Percentage 52.20% 47.80%

President before election

Andrew Johnson

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant

The 1868 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 3, 1868, as part of the 1868 United States presidential election. Voters chose 26 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, Ulysses S. Grant, over the Democratic nominee, Horatio Seymour. Grant won Pennsylvania by a margin of 4.4%.


1868 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 342,280 52.20% 26
Democratic Horatio Seymour 313,382 47.80% 0
Totals 655,662 100.0% 26


  1. ^ "1868 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.