1876 United States presidential election in Georgia

The 1876 United States presidential election in Georgia took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the wider United States presidential election. Voters chose eleven representatives, or electors, to the electoral college, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election in Georgia, 1876
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November 7, 1876
  SamuelJonesTilden RutherfordBHayes
Nominee Samuel J. Tilden Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Ohio
Running mate Thomas Hendricks William A. Wheeler
Electoral vote 11 0
Popular vote 130,157 50,533
Percentage 72.03% 27.97%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Background

Reconstruction in Georgia ended in 1871.

Vote

The Tilden/Hendricks ticket carried the state of Georgia on election day.

Results

United States presidential election in Georgia, 1876 [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden 130,157 72.03% 11
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes 50,533 27.97% 0

References

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; 1876 Presidential General Election Results – Georgia
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