Presidential Election 1876

Facts about the 1876 Presidential Election


The 23rd Presidential election was held in 1876. The two major contenders were Rutherford B. Hayes from the Republican Party and Samuel J. Tilden from the Democratic Party.

Rutherford B. Hayes was the winner of the 1876 Presidential election with 185 electoral votes.

Samuel J. Tilden lost the 1876 Presidential election with 184 electoral votes.

Interesting to note that although Samuel J. Tilden did win the popular vote, he lost the election to Rutherford B. Hayes. Neither candidates actually had enough electoral votes to become President, so the election was decided by a commission established by Congress.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1876 Presidential election was William A Wheeler.

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