1868 United States presidential election in Ohio

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United States presidential election, 1868

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  Ulysses S Grant by Brady c1870-restored (cropped).jpg Horatio Seymour - Brady-Handysmall.jpg
Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horatio Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Schuyler Colfax Francis P. Blair, Jr.
Electoral vote 21 0
Popular vote 280,167 238,621
Percentage 54.00% 46.00%

President before election

Andrew Johnson
National Union

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

The 1868 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 3, 1868. Ohio voters chose twenty-one electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

The Republican Party candidate, General Ulysses S. Grant, won the state of Ohio with 54.00% of the popular vote. The Democratic Party candidate, Horatio Seymour, garnered 46.00% of the popular vote.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1868
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 280,167 54.00% 21
Democratic Horatio Seymour 238,621 46.00% 0
Totals 518,788 100.0% 21

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