1868 United States presidential election in Minnesota
|Elections in Minnesota|
The 1868 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 3, 1868, as part of the 1868 United States presidential election. Minnesota voters chose four representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Minnesota was won by Ulysses S. Grant, formerly the 6th Commanding General of the United States Army (R-Ohio), running with Speaker of the House Schuyler Colfax, with 60.88% of the popular vote, against the 18th governor of New York, Horatio Seymour (D–New York), running with former Senator Francis Preston Blair, Jr., with 39.12% of the vote.
|United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1868|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||Ulysses S. Grant of Ohio||Schuyler Colfax of Indiana||43,722||60.88%||4||100.00%|
|Democratic||Horatio Seymour of New York||Francis Preston Blair, Jr. of Missouri||28,096||39.12%||0||0.00%|
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