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
Republican

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

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]

Results[edit]

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

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