1876 United States presidential election in Mississippi

The 1876 United States presidential election in Mississippi took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the 1876 United States presidential election. Mississippi voters chose eight representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.[2]

Mississippi was won by Samuel J. Tilden, the former governor of New York (DNew York), running with Thomas A. Hendricks, the governor of Indiana and future vice president, with 68.08% of the popular vote, against Rutherford B. Hayes, the governor of Ohio (R-Ohio), running with Representative William A. Wheeler, with 43.95% of the vote.[2]

United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1876

November 7, 1876
Turnout19.90% Increase 4.26 pp[1]
  SamuelJonesTilden RutherfordBHayes
Nominee Samuel J. Tilden Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Ohio
Running mate Thomas A. Hendricks William A. Wheeler
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 112,173 52,603
Percentage 68.08% 31.92%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes


United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden of New York Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana 112,173 68.08% 8 100.00%
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes of Ohio William A. Wheeler of Indiana 52,603 31.92% 0 0.00%
Total 164,776 100.00% 8 100.00%


  1. ^ "1876 Presidential Election Results Mississippi turnout".
  2. ^ a b c "1876 Presidential Election Results Mississippi".
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