1876 United States presidential election in Maryland

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1876 United States presidential election in Maryland

← 1872 November 7, 1876 1880 →
Turnout20.97% Increase 3.75 pp[1]
  SamuelJonesTilden.png President Rutherford Hayes 1870 - 1880 Restored (cropped).jpg
Nominee Samuel J. Tilden Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Ohio
Running mate Thomas A. Hendricks William A. Wheeler
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 91,779 71,980
Percentage 56.05% 43.95%

Maryland Presidential Election Results 1876.svg
County Results

President before election

Ulysses S. Grant

Elected President

Rutherford B. Hayes

The 1876 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 7, 1876, as part of the 1876 United States presidential election. Maryland voters chose eight representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.[2]

Maryland was won by Samuel J. Tilden, the former governor of New York (DNew York), running with Thomas A. Hendricks, the governor of Indiana and future vice president, with 56.05% of the popular vote, against Rutherford B. Hayes, the governor of Ohio (R-Ohio), running with Representative William A. Wheeler, with 43.95% of the vote.[2]


1876 United States presidential election in Maryland[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Samuel J. Tilden of New York Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana 91,779 56.05% 8 100.00%
Republican Rutherford B. Hayes of Ohio William A. Wheeler of New York 71,980 43.95% 0 0.00%
Total 163,759 100.00% 8 100.00%

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "1876 Presidential Election Results Maryland turnout".
  2. ^ a b c "1876 Presidential Election Results Maryland".