1880 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1880

← 1876 November 2, 1880 1884 →
Turnout15.77% of the total population Decrease 1.93 pp[1]
  WinfieldScottHancock.png JamesGarfield.png
Nominee Winfield Scott Hancock James A. Garfield
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Pennsylvania Ohio
Running mate William Hayden English Chester A. Arthur
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 129,569 107,677
Percentage 53.26% 44.26%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes

Elected President

James Garfield

The 1880 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 United States presidential election. Tennessee voters chose twelve representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.[2]

Tennessee was won by General Winfield Scott Hancock (DPennsylvania), running with former Representative William Hayden English, with 53.26% of the popular vote, against Representative James A. Garfield (R-Ohio), running with the 10th chairman of the New York State Republican Executive Committee Chester A. Arthur, with 44.26% of the vote.[2]


United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1880[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock of Pennsylvania William Hayden English of Indiana 129,569 53.26% 12 100.00%
Republican James A. Garfield of Ohio Chester A. Arthur of New York 107,677 44.26% 0 0.00%
Greenback James B. Weaver of Iowa Barzillai J. Chambers of Texas 6,017 2.47% 0 0.00%
Total 243,263 100.00% 12 100.00%


  1. ^ "1880 Presidential Election Results Tennessee Total Population Turnout".
  2. ^ a b c "1880 Presidential Election Results Tennessee".