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1872 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Republican Ulysses S. Grant Henry Wilson 286 81.9 3,598,468 55.6
Democratic Horace Greeley Benjamin Brown 0 0.0 2,835,315 43.8

STATE TOTAL VOTE Republican Democratic
ULYSSES S. GRANT HORACE GREEFLEY
Votes % EV Votes % EV*
Alabama 169,716 90,272 53.2 10 79,444 46.8  
Arkansas 79,300 41,373 52.2   37,927 47.8 *
California 95,785 54,007 56.4 6 40,717 42.5  
Connecticut 95,992 50,307 52.4 6 45,685 47.6  
Delaware 21,822 11,129 51.0 3 10,205 46.8  
Florida 33,190 17,763 53.5 4 15,427 46.5  
Georgia 138,906 62,550 45.0   76,356 55.0 *
Illinois 429,971 241,936 56.3 21 184,884 43.0  
Indiana 349,779 186,147 53.2 15 163,632 46.8  
Iowa 216,365 131,566 60.8 11 71,189 32.9  
Kansas 100,512 66,805 66.5 5 32,970 32.8  
Kentucky 191,552 88,970 45.5   100,208 54.5 *
Louisiana 128,692 71,663 55.7   57,029 44.3 *
Maine 90,523 61,426 67.9 7 29,097 32.1  
Maryland 134,447 66,760 49.7   67,687 50.3 *
Massachusetts 192,650 133,455 69.3 13 59,195 30.7  
Michigan 221,569 138,768 62.6 11 78,651 35.5  
Minnesota 91,339 56,040 61.4 5 35,131 38.5  
Mississippi 129,457 82,175 63.5 8 47,282 36.5  
Missouri 273,059 119,196 43.7   151,434 55.5 *
Nebraska 25,932 18,329 70.7 3 7,603 29.3  
Nevada 14,649 8,413 57.4 3 6,236 42.6  
New Hampshire 68,906 37,168 53.9 5 31,425 45.6  
New Jersey 168,467 91,666 54.5 9 76,801 45.5  
New York 829,692 440,758 53.1 35 387,279 46.7  
North Carolina 165,163 94,772 57.4 10 70,130 42.5  
Ohio 529,435 281,852 53.2 22 244,320 46.1  
Oregon 20,107 11,818 58.8 3 7,742 38.5  
Pennsylvania 561,629 349,589 62.2 29 212,040 37.8  
Rhode Island 18,994 13,665 71.9 4 5,329 28.1  
South Carolina 95,452 72,290 75.7 7 22,699 23.8  
Tennessee 179,046 85,655 47.8   93,391 52.2 *
Texas 115,700 47,910 41.4   67,675 58.5 *
Vermont 52,961 41,480 78.3 5 10,926 20.6  
Virginia 185,195 93,463 50.5 11 91,647 49.5  
West Virginia 62,467 32,320 51.7 5 29,532 47.3  
Wisconsin 192,255 105,012 54.6 10 86,390 44.9  
Totals 6,470,676 3,598,468 55.6 286 2,835,315 43.8  
Horace Greeley died on November 29, 1872, after the popular election, but before the Electoral College met. His electoral votes were split among four individuals including 18 for Benjamin Gratz Brown, Greeley's running mate.

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