|Turnout||62.0% 4.9 pp|
|Elections in Massachusetts|
The 1872 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 5, 1872. All contemporary 37 states were part of the 1872 United States presidential election. The state voters chose 13 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.
Massachusetts was won by the Republican nominees, incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois and his running mate Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts. Grant and Wilson defeated the Liberal Republican and Democratic nominees, former Congressman Horace Greeley of New York and his running mate former Senator and Governor Benjamin Gratz Brown of Missouri by a margin of 38.51%.
|1872 United States presidential election in Massachusetts|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Republican||Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois||Henry Wilson of Massachusetts||133,455||53.94%||13||100.00%|
|Liberal Republican||Horace Greeley of New York||Benjamin Gratz Brown of Missouri||59,195||30.69%||0||0.00%|
- Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
- "1872 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
- "1872 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts".
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