1880 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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  JamesGarfield.png WinfieldScottHancock.png
Nominee James A. Garfield Winfield S. Hancock
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Pennsylvania
Running mate Chester A. Arthur William H. English
Electoral vote 29 0
Popular vote 444,704 407,428
Percentage 50.84% 46.57%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Elected President

James A. Garfield
Republican

The 1880 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 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 nominee, James A. Garfield, over the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock. Garfield won Pennsylvania by a margin of 4.27 percentage points.

Results

1880 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican James A. Garfield 444,704 50.84% 29
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock 407,428 46.57% 0
Greenback James B. Weaver 20,668 2.36% 0
Prohibition Neal S. Dow 1,939 0.22% 0
Anti-Masonic John W. Phelps 44 0.01% 0
Totals 874,783 100.0% 29

Results by county

James Abram Garfield[2]
Republican
Winfield Scott Hancock[2]
Democratic
James Baird Weaver[3]
Greenback
Various candidates[3]
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # %
Adams 3,137 45.08% 3,752 53.92% 69 0.99% 0 0.00% -615 -8.84% 6,958
Allegheny 35,539 59.85% 22,096 37.21% 1,636 2.76% 111 0.19% 13,443 22.64% 59,382
Armstrong 4,721 51.90% 3,991 43.88% 375 4.12% 9 0.10% 730 8.03% 9,096
Beaver 4,700 56.40% 3,498 41.97% 129 1.55% 7 0.08% 1,202 14.42% 8,334
Bedford 3,638 48.96% 3,723 50.10% 53 0.71% 17 0.23% -85 -1.14% 7,431
Berks 9,225 34.99% 16,959 64.32% 179 0.68% 2 0.01% -7,734 -29.33% 26,365
Blair 5,808 53.95% 4,728 43.92% 195 1.81% 35 0.33% 1,080 10.03% 10,766
Bradford 8,152 59.65% 4,950 36.22% 496 3.63% 68 0.50% 3,202 23.43% 13,666
Bucks 8,385 49.19% 8,627 50.61% 23 0.13% 12 0.07% -242 -1.42% 17,047
Butler 5,269 50.96% 4,678 45.24% 346 3.35% 47 0.45% 591 5.72% 10,340
Cambria 3,962 45.61% 4,555 52.44% 150 1.73% 19 0.22% -593 -6.83% 8,686
Cameron 647 51.47% 582 46.30% 27 2.15% 1 0.08% 65 5.17% 1,257
Carbon 2,857 44.47% 3,464 53.91% 88 1.37% 16 0.25% -607 -9.45% 6,425
Centre 3,602 43.30% 4,598 55.28% 99 1.19% 19 0.23% -996 -11.97% 8,318
Chester 11,298 59.25% 7,524 39.46% 90 0.47% 156 0.82% 3,774 19.79% 19,068
Clarion 2,933 38.14% 4,433 57.65% 322 4.19% 2 0.03% -1,500 -19.51% 7,690
Clearfield 3,105 37.21% 4,928 59.05% 296 3.55% 16 0.19% -1,823 -21.85% 8,345
Clinton 2,284 41.82% 3,117 57.08% 36 0.66% 24 0.44% -833 -15.25% 5,461
Columbia 2,236 31.70% 4,598 65.18% 192 2.72% 28 0.40% -2,362 -33.48% 7,054
Crawford 7,192 48.47% 5,847 39.41% 1,759 11.86% 39 0.26% 1,345 9.07% 14,837
Cumberland 4,431 44.17% 5,462 54.45% 118 1.18% 20 0.20% -1,031 -10.28% 10,031
Dauphin 8,573 55.21% 6,619 42.62% 315 2.03% 22 0.14% 1,954 12.58% 15,529
Delaware 7,008 60.84% 4,473 38.83% 21 0.18% 17 0.15% 2,535 22.01% 11,519
Elk 720 30.74% 1,534 65.50% 88 3.76% 0 0.00% -814 -34.76% 2,342
Erie 8,752 55.12% 6,471 40.76% 641 4.04% 13 0.08% 2,281 14.37% 15,877
Fayette 4,920 41.69% 6,250 52.96% 609 5.16% 22 0.19% -1,330 -11.27% 11,801
Forest 370 37.87% 325 33.27% 281 28.76% 1 0.10% 45 4.61% 977
Franklin 5,379 51.88% 4,964 47.88% 4 0.04% 21 0.20% 415 4.00% 10,368
Fulton 853 40.48% 1,252 59.42% 0 0.00% 2 0.09% -399 -18.94% 2,107
Greene 2,210 33.85% 4,271 65.42% 32 0.49% 16 0.25% -2,061 -31.57% 6,529
Huntingdon 3,787 52.36% 3,039 42.02% 393 5.43% 14 0.19% 748 10.34% 7,233
Indiana 4,617 56.07% 2,119 25.73% 1,488 18.07% 10 0.12% 2,498 30.34% 8,234
Jefferson 2,750 49.74% 2,635 47.66% 137 2.48% 7 0.13% 115 2.08% 5,529
Juniata 1,625 43.86% 1,999 53.95% 62 1.67% 19 0.51% -374 -10.09% 3,705
Lackawanna 7,357 49.80% 7,178 48.59% 151 1.02% 88 0.60% 179 1.21% 14,774
Lancaster 19,489 64.11% 10,789 35.49% 39 0.13% 81 0.27% 8,700 28.62% 30,398
Lawrence 4,360 65.39% 2,047 30.70% 168 2.52% 93 1.39% 2,313 34.69% 6,668
Lebanon 5,042 60.95% 3,218 38.90% 7 0.08% 6 0.07% 1,824 22.05% 8,273
Lehigh 6,144 42.49% 8,292 57.35% 17 0.12% 6 0.04% -2,148 -14.86% 14,459
Luzerne 11,028 45.94% 12,575 52.38% 372 1.55% 31 0.13% -1,547 -6.44% 24,006
Lycoming 4,955 41.41% 6,416 53.61% 560 4.68% 36 0.30% -1,461 -12.21% 11,967
McKean 3,693 51.46% 3,169 44.15% 299 4.17% 16 0.22% 524 7.30% 7,177
Mercer 6,079 51.33% 5,029 42.46% 490 4.14% 245 2.07% 1,050 8.87% 11,843
Mifflin 2,075 51.03% 1,955 48.08% 25 0.61% 11 0.27% 120 2.95% 4,066
Monroe 962 22.30% 3,334 77.28% 17 0.39% 1 0.02% -2,372 -54.98% 4,314
Montgomery 11,026 49.75% 11,025 49.75% 75 0.34% 37 0.17% 1 0.00% 22,163
Montour 1,265 39.36% 1,862 57.93% 80 2.49% 7 0.22% -597 -18.57% 3,214
Northampton 5,961 37.90% 9,653 61.37% 93 0.59% 21 0.13% -3,692 -23.47% 15,728
Northumberland 4,847 43.62% 5,931 53.38% 319 2.87% 14 0.13% -1,084 -9.76% 11,111
Perry 3,032 50.94% 2,894 48.62% 0 0.00% 26 0.44% 138 2.32% 5,952
Philadelphia 97,220 55.92% 76,330 43.91% 237 0.14% 57 0.03% 20,890 12.02% 173,844
Pike 537 28.55% 1,332 70.81% 10 0.53% 2 0.11% -795 -42.26% 1,881
Potter 1,773 56.00% 1,134 35.82% 255 8.05% 4 0.13% 639 20.18% 3,166
Schuylkill 9,337 40.01% 11,511 49.32% 2,488 10.66% 3 0.01% -2,174 -9.31% 23,339
Snyder 2,120 56.75% 1,579 42.26% 13 0.35% 24 0.64% 541 14.48% 3,736
Somerset 4,150 61.72% 2,500 37.18% 55 0.82% 19 0.28% 1,650 24.54% 6,724
Sullivan 625 36.96% 994 58.78% 72 4.26% 0 0.00% -369 -21.82% 1,691
Susquehanna 5,031 55.15% 3,802 41.67% 256 2.81% 34 0.37% 1,229 13.47% 9,123
Tioga 6,018 60.17% 2,815 28.14% 1,151 11.51% 18 0.18% 3,203 32.02% 10,002
Union 2,254 59.74% 1,502 39.81% 11 0.29% 6 0.16% 752 19.93% 3,773
Venango 4,089 48.32% 3,573 42.22% 685 8.10% 115 1.36% 516 6.10% 8,462
Warren 3,207 53.07% 2,118 35.05% 684 11.32% 34 0.56% 1,089 18.02% 6,043
Washington 6,451 51.04% 5,850 46.29% 330 2.61% 8 0.06% 601 4.76% 12,639
Wayne 3,122 46.88% 3,421 51.37% 13 0.20% 103 1.55% -299 -4.49% 6,659
Westmoreland 7,113 44.47% 7,975 49.86% 899 5.62% 9 0.06% -862 -5.39% 15,996
Wyoming 1,787 46.82% 1,983 51.95% 38 1.00% 9 0.24% -196 -5.13% 3,817
York 7,870 40.43% 11,581 59.49% 9 0.05% 8 0.04% -3,711 -19.06% 19,468
Totals 444,704 50.84% 407,428 46.57% 20,667 2.36% 1,984 0.23% 37,276 4.26% 874,783

References

  1. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1880 Popular Vote (.xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1880 Popular Vote for James B. Weaver (.xlsx file for €15)