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President Elect
1872

Overview1872 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

BLU Ulysses Simpson
GRANT
Henry Wilson
Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State:
.PR:
IL; VP: MA
Electoral Votes: 286
Pop. Vote: 3,597,132 (55.6%)
RED Thomas Andrews
HENDRICKS
see below for Vice Presidential candidates
Party: DEMOCRATIC and
LIBERAL REPUBLICAN

Home State: IL
Electoral Votes: 42
YEL Benjamin Gratz
BROWN
see below for Vice Presidential candidates
Party: DEMOCRATIC and
LIBERAL REPUBLICAN

Home State: MO
Electoral Votes: 18
Pop. Vote: Note
GRN Charles Jones
JENKINS
see below for Vice Presidential candidates
Party: ---
Home State: GA
Electoral Votes: 2
PUR David
DAVIS
see below for Vice Presidential candidates
Party: LIBERAL REPUBLICAN
Home State: IL
Electoral Votes: 1
BRN Other Candidates
Straight-Out Democratic, Prohibition
Party: SEVERAL
Electoral Votes: 0
Pop. Vote: 35,097 (0.5%)
GRA Horace
GREELEY
see below for Vice Presidential candidates
Party: DEMOCRATIC and
LIBERAL REPUBLICAN

Home State: NY
Electoral Votes: 3Note
Pop. Vote: 2,834,079 (43.9%)
GRA Other Votes Not Counted
Electoral Votes: 14Note
Democratic/Liberal Republican Vice Presidential Candidates
see above for Presidential candidates
(see this Note for VP electoral vote distribution)
RED Benjamin Gratz Brown
Party: DEMOCRATIC and
LIBERAL REPUBLICAN

Home State: MO
VP Electoral Votes: 47
Pop. Vote: 2,834,079 (43.9%)
YEL Alfred Holt Colquitt
Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: GA
VP Electoral Votes: 5
GRN George Washington Julian
Party: LIBERAL REPUBLICAN
Home State: IN
VP Electoral Votes: 5
PUR John McCauley Palmer
Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: IL
VP Electoral Votes: 3
BRN Thomas E. Bramlette
Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: KY
VP Electoral Votes: 3
ORN William Slocum Groesbeck
Party: DEMOCRATIC and
LIBERAL REPUBLICAN

Home State: OH
VP Electoral Votes: 1
YEL Willis Benson Machen
Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: KY
VP Electoral Votes: 1
GRN Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Party: LIBERAL REPUBLICAN
Home State: MA
VP Electoral Votes: 1
Actual electoral votes - 352 (from all or part of 35 states)
Majority needed to win - 176
Total popular vote - 6,466,308

Electoral Map1872 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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Electoral College 1872

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Other Candidates1872 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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Candidate Party Votes
Charles O'Conner (NY) /
Charles Francis Adams (MA)
Straight-out Democratic 29,489
James Black (PA) /
John Russell (MI)
Prohibition 5,608

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