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U.S. presidential election, 1880

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
James Garfield (W) 214 4,454,416 Republican Chester A. Arthur (214)
Winfield S. Hancock 155 4,444,952 Democrat William H. English[?] (155)
Other elections: 1868, 1872, 1876, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register (http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/electoral_college/scores#1880)

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The vote of Georgia was not cast until December 8, the second Wednesday of December. If they had not been counted, Winfield S. Hancock would only have received 144 votes.

James Weaver of the Greenback Party[?] received 305,997 popular votes.

James Garfield was shot July 2, 1881 and died September 19, 1881. He was succeeded by Chester A. Arthur.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1880

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