1876 United States presidential election in Michigan

The 1876 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the 1876 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose eleven[1] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Republican nominee Rutherford B. Hayes won Michigan by an almost 8% margin, defeating Democratic candidate Samuel J. Tilden and taking the state's eleven electoral votes.[2]

1876 United States presidential election in Michigan

November 7, 1876

All 11 Michigan votes to the Electoral College
  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 11 0
Popular vote 166,901 141,685
Percentage 52.41% 44.49%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1876
Results by county

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes


1876 United States presidential election in Michigan
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes 166,901 52.41%
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden 141,685 44.49%
Greenback Peter Cooper 9,023 2.83%
Prohibition Green Smith 766 0.24%
Anti-Secret Society James B. Walker 75 0.02%
Total votes 401,186 100%


  1. ^ "1876 Election for the Twenty-Third Term (1877-1881)". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "1876 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
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