1880 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1880

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Nominee Winfield S. Hancock James A. Garfield
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Pennsylvania Ohio
Running mate William H. English Chester A. Arthur
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 65,047 38,978
Percentage 62.27% 37.31%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes

Elected President

James A. Garfield

The 1880 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 United States presidential election. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Louisiana voted for the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock, over the Republican nominee, James A. Garfield. Hancock won the state by a margin of 24.96%.


United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1880[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock of Pennsylvania William Hayden English of Indiana 65,047 62.27% 8 100.00%
Republican James Abram Garfield of Ohio Chester Alan Arthur of New York 38,978 37.31% 0 0.00%
Greenback James Baird Weaver of Iowa Barzillai Jefferson Chambers of Texas 437 0.42% 0 0.00%
Total 104,462 100.00% 8 100.00%


  1. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana".