United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1880

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1880
Pennsylvania
← 1876 November 2, 1880 1884 →
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Nominee James A. Garfield Winfield S. Hancock
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Pennsylvania
Running mate Chester A. Arthur William H. English
Electoral vote 29 0
Popular vote 444,704 407,428
Percentage 50.84% 46.57%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Elected President

James A. Garfield
Republican

The 1880 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 United States presidential election. Voters chose 29 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, James A. Garfield, over the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock. Garfield won Pennsylvania by a margin of 4.27%.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1880[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican James A. Garfield 444,704 50.84% 29
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock 407,428 46.57% 0
Greenback James B. Weaver 20,668 2.36% 0
Prohibition Neal S. Dow 1,939 0.22% 0
Anti-Masonic John W. Phelps 44 0.01% 0
Totals 874,783 100.0% 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.