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1880 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

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The 1880 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1880

← 1876 November 2, 1880 1884 →
Turnout71.2%[1] Decrease 1.1 pp
  JamesGarfield.png WinfieldScottHancock.png
Nominee James A. Garfield Winfield S. Hancock
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Pennsylvania
Running mate Chester A. Arthur William H. English
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 165,198 111,720
Percentage 58.53% 39.58%

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Elected President

James A. Garfield
Republican

Massachusetts voted for the Republican nominee, James A. Garfield, over the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock. Garfield won the state by a margin of 18.95%.

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1880[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican James Abram Garfield of Ohio Chester Alan Arthur of New York 165,198 58.53% 13 100.00%
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock of Pennsylvania William Hayden English of Indiana 111,720 39.58% 0 0.00%
Greenback James Baird Weaver of Iowa Barzillai Jefferson Chambers of Texas 4,548 1.61% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Neal Dow of Maine Henry Adams Thompson of Ohio 682 0.24% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 117 0.04% 0 0.00%
Total 282,265 100.00% 13 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
  2. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts".