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1876 Presidential Election Interactive Map

185 electoral votes to win
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1876 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Rutherford B. Hayes Republican 185 4,036,298
Samuel J. Tilden Democratic 184 4,300,590

1876 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Colorado becomes a state during this election cycle
  • One of most controversial elections ever; Electoral Commission awarded it to Hayes
  • One of only 5 elections (1824, 1876, 1888, 2000, 2016) where the popular vote winner was defeated
  • Issues of the Day: Corruption, Financial Panic of 1873