1876 United States presidential election in Virginia

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

Virginia voted for the Democratic candidate, New York Governor Samuel J. Tilden over the Republican candidate, Ohio Governor Rutherford B. Hayes. Tilden won Virginia by a margin of 19.15%.

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1876

November 7, 1876
  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 11 0
Popular vote 140,770 95,518
Percentage 59.58% 40.42%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1876[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden 140,770 59.58% 11
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes 95,518 40.42% 0
Totals 236,288 100.0% 11


  1. ^ "1876 Presidential General Election Results - Virginia". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
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