1876 United States presidential election in Maine

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United States presidential election in Maine, 1876
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Nominee Rutherford B. Hayes Samuel J. Tilden
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio New York
Running mate William A. Wheeler Thomas A. Hendricks
Electoral vote 7 0
Popular vote 66,300 49,917
Percentage 56.64% 42.65%

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes

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

Maine voted for the Republican nominee, Rutherford B. Hayes, over the Democratic nominee, Samuel J. Tilden. Hayes won the state by a margin of 13.99%.


United States presidential election in Maine, 1876[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes of Ohio William A. Wheeler of New York 66,300 56.64% 7 100.00%
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden of New York Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana 49,917 42.65% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 828 0.71% 0 0.00%
Total 117,045 100.00% 7 100.00%


  1. ^ "1876 Presidential General Election Results - Maine". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 17 March 2015.