|LC Classifications||JK526 1876 .D5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||cover-title, 16 p.|
|Number of Pages||16|
|LC Control Number||09023711|
An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Did Louisiana vote for Hayes or Tilden? Item Preview remove-circle. With the electoral votes from all three states, Hayes would win a majority in the Electoral College. A certificate of Louisiana’s electoral vote for Rutherford B. Hayes. Three of those Southern states – Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina – had Republican-dominated election boards. In those three states, some initial results seemed to indicate Tilden . Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, – August 4, ) was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of New York and was the Democratic candidate for president in the disputed election of Tilden was the second presidential candidate to lose with a majority of the popular vote and is the only person to win an outright majority of the popular vote in a United States.
A certificate of Louisiana’s electoral vote for Rutherford B. Hayes. Wikimedia Commons. Competing sets of election returns and electoral votes were sent to Congress to be counted in January , so Congress voted to create a bipartisan commission of 15 members of Congress and Supreme Court justices to determine how to allocate the electors from the three disputed states. Excluding those 20 disputed electors, Tilden had pledged electors of the needed for victory in the Electoral College; Hayes had Tilden was clearly the front-runner – but Hayes . However, the Republican-controlled Louisiana election board offered to say that the vote had gone to Tilden for the princely sum of $1,, It . On March 2, the congressional commission voted along party lines to award all the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, giving him votes to Tilden.
The most contentious and controversial presidential election in American history was arguably the contest between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel J. Tilden. In Southern states, the voting was marred by threats of violence from Democrats who aimed to keep black voters away from the polls. A certificate of Louisiana’s electoral vote for Rutherford B. Hayes. Image: Wikimedia Commons. But in a political scheme that backfired, Davis was chosen by Democrats in the Illinois state legislature to serve in the U.S. Senate. (Senators weren’t chosen by voters until ) They’d hoped to win his support on the electoral commission. The voting in Louisiana was marked by the worst frauds of all. Louisiana had not yet been "redeemed" and was occupied by United States troops, but a complicated political situation had developed there in Henry C. Warmoth, the carpetbagger Republican governor elected four years earlier, had quarreled with his own party and had changed s: 1. Why the election looks a lot like — with one crucial difference The election has its closest parallel in the protracted, difficult contest between Tilden and Hayes.