1872 United States presidential election in South Carolina
|Elections in South Carolina|
The 1872 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 5, 1872. All contemporary 37 states were part of the 1872 United States presidential election. The state voters chose 7 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.
South Carolina was won by the Republican nominees, incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois and his running mate Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts. Grant and Wilson defeated the Liberal Republican and Democratic nominees, former Congressman Horace Greeley of New York and his running mate former Senator and Governor Benjamin Gratz Brown of Missouri by a margin of 51.95%.
|United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1872|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois||Henry Wilson of Massachusetts||72,290||75.73%||7||100.00%|
|Liberal Republican||Horace Greeley of New York||Benjamin Gratz Brown of Missouri||22,699||23.78%||0||0.00%|
|Bourbon Democrat||Charles O'Conor||John Quincy Adams II||204||0.21%||0||0.00%|
- "1872 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
- "1872 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina".
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