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

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]


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