1868 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1868 United States presidential election in Michigan

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  Ulysses S Grant by Brady c1870-restored (cropped).jpg Horatio Seymour - Brady-Handysmall.jpg
Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horatio Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Schuyler Colfax Francis P. Blair, Jr.
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 128,563 97,069
Percentage 56.98% 43.02%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1868.svg
Results by county

President before election

Andrew Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

The 1868 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 3, 1868, as part of the 1868 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose eight electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Michigan was won by Republican nominee General Ulysses S. Grant over Democratic candidate Governor Horatio Seymour by a margin of almost 14%.

Results[edit]

1868 United States presidential election in Michigan[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 128,563 56.98%
Democratic Horatio Seymour 97,069 43.02%
Total votes 225,632 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1868". Retrieved 2018-04-03.