1872 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horace Greeley
Party Republican Liberal Republican
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Henry Wilson Benjamin Gratz Brown
Electoral vote 29 0
Popular vote 349,589 212,041
Percentage 62.07% 37.65%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

The 1872 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 5, 1872, as part of the 1872 United States presidential election. Voters chose 29 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican candidate, Ulysses S. Grant, over the Liberal Republican candidate, Horace Greeley. Grant won Pennsylvania by a margin of 24.42%.

Results

1872 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 349,589 62.07% 29
Liberal Republican Horace Greeley 212,041 37.65% 0
Other James Black 1,632 0.29% 0
Totals 563,262 100.0% 29

References

  1. ^ "1872 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.