1872 Presidential Election Interactive Map

177 electoral votes to win
286
Grant (R)
63
Various*** (D)
Undecided 0
1872 Actual
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1872 Election Facts
  • Arkansas and Louisiana do not participate
  • *** Democratic nominee Horace Greeley died after the election, but before vote of Electors; most of whom chose other Democrats. The map displays all those electoral votes as if won by a single Democrat.
  • Three votes that were still made for deceased Horace Greeley were not counted
  • Issues of the Day: Corruption in Federal Government
1872 Actual
Ulysses S. Grant (R) (I)
    Electoral 286
    Popular 3,597,132
Various*** (D)
    Electoral 63
    Popular 2,834,125
(R) Republican
(D) Democratic
(I) Incumbent


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