1868 United States presidential election in Arkansas
|Elections in Arkansas|
The 1868 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 3, 1868, as part of the 1868 United States presidential election. Voters chose five representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
This was the first presidential election where a Republican won Arkansas as well as the first time since 1860 where a presidential election was held in the state due to succession and due to the American Civil War and Reconstruction.
|United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1868|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois||Schuyler Colfax of Indiana||22,112||53.68%||5||100.00%|
|Democratic||Horatio Seymour of New York||Francis Preston Blair, Jr. of Missouri||19,078||46.32%||0||0.00%|
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