1876 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

The 1876 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the 1876 United States presidential election. Voters chose 29 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, Rutherford B. Hayes, over the Democratic nominee, Samuel J. Tilden. Hayes won Pennsylvania by a margin of 2.37%.

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1876

November 7, 1876
  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 29 0
Popular vote 384,184 366,204
Percentage 50.62% 48.25%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1876[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes 384,184 50.62% 29
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden 366,204 48.25% 0
Greenback Peter Cooper 7,204 0.95% 0
Temperance Green Clay Smith 1,318 0.17% 0
Anti-Masonic James Walker 83 0.01% 0
Totals 758,993 100.0% 29


  1. ^ "1876 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
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