1880 United States presidential election in Vermont

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1880 United States presidential election in Vermont

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  JamesGarfield.png WinfieldScottHancock.png
Nominee James A. Garfield Winfield S. Hancock
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Pennsylvania
Running mate Chester A. Arthur William H. English
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 45,091 18,182
Percentage 69.81% 28.15%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Elected President

James A. Garfield
Republican

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

Vermont voted for the Republican nominee, James A. Garfield, over the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock. Garfield won Vermont by a margin of 41.66 percentage points.

With 69.81 percent of the popular vote, Vermont would be Garfield's strongest victory in terms of percentage in the popular vote.[1]

Vice President-elect Chester Alan Arthur was born in Vermont, more specifically in the town of Fairfield.

Results[edit]

1880 United States presidential election in Vermont[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican James Abram Garfield of Ohio Chester Alan Arthur of New York 45,091 69.81% 5 100.00%
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock of Pennsylvania William Hayden English of Indiana 18,182 28.15% 0 0.00%
Greenback James Baird Weaver of Iowa Barzillai Jefferson Chambers of Texas 1,212 1.88% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 109[note 1] 0.17% 0 0.00%
Total 48,829 100.00% 5 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

James Abram Garfield[3]
Republican
Winfield Scott Hancock[3]
Democratic
James Baird Weaver[4]
Greenback
Margin Total votes cast[note 2]
County # % # % # % # % #
Addison 3,842 85.72% 585 13.05% 55 1.23% 3,257 72.67% 4,482
Bennington 2,641 64.71% 1,440 35.29% 0 0.00% 1,201 29.43% 4,081
Caledonia 3,134 69.11% 1,372 30.25% 29 0.64% 1,762 38.85% 4,535
Chittenden 3,902 64.86% 2,020 33.58% 94 1.56% 1,882 31.28% 6,016
Essex 853 64.14% 472 35.49% 5 0.38% 381 28.65% 1,330
Franklin 3,018 60.07% 1,652 32.88% 354 7.05% 1,366 27.19% 5,024
Grand Isle 397 60.80% 239 36.60% 17 2.60% 158 24.20% 653
Lamoille 1,702 66.56% 587 22.96% 268 10.48% 1,115 43.61% 2,557
Orange 3,107 65.14% 1,631 34.19% 32 0.67% 1,476 30.94% 4,770
Orleans 2,911 77.79% 804 21.49% 27 0.72% 2,107 56.31% 3,742
Rutland 5,690 69.79% 2,421 29.69% 42 0.52% 3,269 40.10% 8,153
Washington 3,611 62.67% 1,927 33.44% 224 3.89% 1,684 29.23% 5,762
Windham 4,637 76.37% 1,426 23.48% 9 0.15% 3,211 52.88% 6,072
Windsor 6,122 77.29% 1,740 21.97% 59 0.74% 4,382 55.32% 7,921
Totals 45,567 70.00% 18,316 28.14% 1,215 1.87% 27,251 41.86% 65,098

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ These “other” votes were not recorded by county.
  2. ^ These totals differ from those given in Dave Leip’s Atlas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1880 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Vermont".
  3. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1880 Popular Vote (.xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ Géoelections; Presidential election of 1880 Popular Vote for James B. Weaver (.xlsx file for €15)