1872 United States presidential election in Ohio

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United States presidential election, 1872

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Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horace Greeley
Party Republican Liberal Republican
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Henry Wilson Benjamin G. Brown
Electoral vote 22 0
Popular vote 281,852 244,321
Percentage 53.24% 46.15%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant

The 1872 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 5, 1872. Ohio voters chose twenty-two electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

The Republican Party candidate, President Ulysses S. Grant, won the state of Ohio with 53.24% of the popular vote. The Liberal Republican Party candidate, Horace Greeley, garnered 46.15% of the popular vote.[1]


United States presidential election in Ohio, 1872
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 281,852 53.24% 22
Liberal Republican Horace Greeley 244,321 46.15% 0
Prohibition James Black 2,100 0.40% 0
Straight-Out Democratic Charles O'Conor 1,163 0.22% 0
Totals 529,436 100.0% 22