1876 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

The 1876 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the 1876 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Massachusetts voted for the Republican nominee, Rutherford B. Hayes, over the Democratic nominee, Samuel J. Tilden. Hayes won the state by a margin of 15.90%.

United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1876

November 7, 1876
Turnout72.3%[1] Increase 10.3 pp
  RutherfordBHayes SamuelJonesTilden
Nominee Rutherford B. Hayes Samuel J. Tilden
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio New York
Running mate William A. Wheeler Thomas A. Hendricks
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 150,064 108,777
Percentage 57.80% 41.90%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes


United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes of Ohio William A. Wheeler of New York 150,064 57.80% 13 100.00%
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden of New York Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana 108,777 41.90% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 779 0.30% 0 0.00%
Total 259,620 100.00% 13 100.00%


  1. ^ Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
  2. ^ "1876 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts".
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