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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1872 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 04, 1872 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 04, 1872 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1873 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1877 - 12:00am
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedE Pluribus Unum February 04, 2019 04:09pm
Data SourcesThe Glorious Burden, p. 1068.
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Joint Session of Congress, 1873

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Schuyler Colfax IN
U.S. House Speaker
James G. Blaine ME
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John Sherman OH
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James B. Beck KY
U.S. Rep.
Henry L. Dawes MA
Recap of Popular Vote

President Grant won a 56-44% victory in the national popular vote on 11/5/1872. He carried 29 states with 286 electoral votes; Greeley carried six states with 66 electoral votes. Both parties claimed Louisiana and Arkansas.

The electoral vote was complicated by the death of Horace Greeley on 11/29/1872. The Liberal Repu

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/02/1868
NameUlysses S. Grant Votes214 (72.79%)
Term03/04/1869 - 03/04/1873 Margin134 (+45.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/1876
NameRutherford Birchard Hayes Votes185 (50.14%)
Term03/04/1877 - 03/04/1881 Margin1 (+0.27%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 22, 1872 US President - PRB Convention James Black
PRB 1
Feb 22, 1872 US President - Labor Reform Convention David Davis
LabR 388
May 02, 1872 US President - Reunion and Reform Convention Horace Greeley
LR 1
May 03, 1872 US President - LR Convention Horace Greeley
LR 1,262
May 10, 1872 US President - Equal Rights Convention Victoria C. Woodhull
ERP 1
May 23, 1872 US President - National Workingmen Convention Ulysses S. Grant
Wkm 209
May 23, 1872 US President - Anti-Masonic Convention Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
AM 1
Jun 06, 1872 US President - R Convention Ulysses S. Grant
R 752
Jun 22, 1872 US President - ILR Convention William Slocum Groesbeck
LR 1
Jul 10, 1872 US President - D Convention Horace Greeley
D 724
Sep 05, 1872 US President - Straight-Out Democratic Convention Charles O'Conor
SOD 604
Sep 25, 1872 US President - Liberal Colored Republican Convention Horace Greeley
LR 1
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Name (I) President Ulysses S. Grant Sen. Thomas A. Hendricks Gov. Benjamin Gratz Brown Rep. Horace Greeley Gov. Charles J. Jenkins Supreme Court Justice David Davis Charles O'Conor
PartyRepublican Democratic Liberal Republican Liberal Republican Democratic Independent Straight Out Democrat
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Certified Votes286 (81.25%) 42 (11.93%) 18 (5.11%) 3 (0.85%) 2 (0.57%) 1 (0.28%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -244 (-69.32%) -268 (-76.14%) -283 (-80.40%) -284 (-80.68%) -285 (-80.97%) -286 (-81.25%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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Sep 11, 1872 02:30pm Feb 28, 1873 02:30pm Scandal Credit Mobilier Scandal  Chronicler 
Mar 04, 1873 10:00am Mar 04, 1873 10:00pm Inauguration 25th Presidential Inauguration (Grant)  Chronicler 

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