United States presidential election in California, 1868

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United States presidential election in California, 1868
California
← 1864 November 3, 1868 1872 →
  UlyssesGrant.png Horatio Seymour - Brady-Handysmall.png
Nominee Ulysses S. Grant Horatio Seymour
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Illinois New York
Running mate Schuyler Colfax Francis Preston Blair, Jr.
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 54,588 54,068
Percentage 50.24% 49.76%

President before election

Andrew Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Ulysses S. Grant
Republican

In the 1868 United States presidential election, California narrowly voted for the Republican nominee, Union general Ulysses S. Grant, over the Democratic nominee, DNC chair Horatio Seymour.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1868[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ulysses S. Grant 54,588 50.24% 5
Democratic Horatio Seymour 54,068 49.76% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 108,656 100.00% 5
Voter turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1868 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.