United States presidential election in California, 1872

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In the 1872 United States presidential election, California narrowly voted for the Republican incumbent, Ulysses S. Grant, over the Liberal Republican nominee, New York Tribune publisher Horace Greeley.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1872[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant (incumbent) 54,007 56.38% 6
Liberal Republican Horace Greeley 40,717 42.51% 0
Democratic Charles O'Conor 1,061 1.11% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 95,785 100.00% 6
Voter turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1872 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.