1868 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1868

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  Ulysses S Grant by Brady c1870-restored (cropped).jpg Horatio Seymour - Brady-Handysmall.jpg
Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horatio Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio New York
Running mate Schuyler Colfax Francis Preston Blair, Jr.
Electoral vote 9 0
Popular vote 96,939 84,559
Percentage 53.41% 46.59%

President before election

Andrew Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

The 1868 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 3, 1868, as part of the 1868 United States presidential election. North Carolina voters chose 9 representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.[1]

North Carolina was won by Ulysses S. Grant, formerly the 6th Commanding General of the United States Army (R-Ohio), running with Speaker of the House Schuyler Colfax, with 53.41% of the popular vote, against the 18th governor of New York, Horatio Seymour(DNew York), running with former Senator Francis Preston Blair, Jr., with 46.59% of the vote.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1868[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Ulysses S. Grant of Ohio Schuyler Colfax of Indiana 96,939 53.41% 9 100.00%
Democratic Horatio Seymour of New York Francis Preston Blair, Jr. of Missouri 84,559 46.59% 0 0.00%
Total 181,498 100.00% 9 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "1864 Presidential Election Results North Carolina".