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In the matter of the count of the electoral votes of Louisiana. 1877

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Published in n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Election,
  • Elections

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK526 1877 .I4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25267438M
    LC Control Number17018504

    Nicholls became governor as part of the national compromise of In return for Louisiana's presidential electoral votes, Rutherford B. Hayes recognized Nicholls' victory over Stephen B. Packard. Nicholls still had to determine which of the rival Legislatures would act as the official institution. Before the commission created by act of Congress, approved Janu Holden, Edward Singleton, cipher despatches, Holt, Michael F. (Michael Fitzgibbon) By one vote: Hopkins, Jas. H. (James H.) Patriotism in politics": In the matter of the count of the electoral votes of Louisiana. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection.

    This is the famous disputed election of ' He did not have a majority of the votes that were cast. He was elected by one electoral vote and that only after a long dispute in Congress over whether the electoral votes of South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana should be counted for either Hayes or his rival, Samuel J. Tilden of New York. that the certificates, with accompanying papers, and the objections thereto in the matter of the electoral vote of the State of Louisiana, be printed resolutions offered by--that in the opinion of the Commission evidence is admissible upon the several matters which counsel for the objectors to Certificates Nos. 1 and 3 offered to prove.

    [email protected] For "letters to the editor" for possible publication on a Sunday ; [email protected] To tell us about typos or factual errors we should fix; [email protected] For general suggestions, ideas, etc. To download a poster about the . ELECTORAL COMMISSION, in United States history, a commission created to settle the disputed presidential election of In this election Samuel J. Tilden, the Democratic candidate, received uncontested electoral votes, and Rutherford B. Hayes, the Republican candidate, The states of Florida, Louisiana, Oregon and South Carolina, with a total of 22 votes, each sent in two sets of.


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In the matter of the count of the electoral votes of Louisiana. 1877 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Electoral Commission was a temporary body created on Janu by the United States Congress to resolve the disputed United States presidential election of Democrat Samuel J. Tilden and Republican Rutherford B.

Hayes were the main contenders in the election. Tilden won electoral votes, one vote shy of the needed to win, to Hayes'with 20 electoral votes from four. Electoral Commission, (), in U.S. history, commission created by Congress to resolve the disputed presidential election of between Republican Rutherford B.

Hayes and Democrat Samuel J. the first time since before the Civil War the Democrats had polled a majority of the popular vote, and preliminary returns showed Tilden with electoral votes of the needed to win. Although it is not disputed that Tilden outpolled Hayes in the popular vote, after a first count of votes, Tilden had won electoral votes to Hayes'with 20 votes from four states unresolved: in Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina, each party reported its candidate had won the state, while in Oregon, one elector was replaced after.

Electoral Count of Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the Two Houses of Congress in Joint Meeting Relative to the Count of Electoral Votes Cast December 6,for the Presidential Term Commencing March 4, United States. Electoral Commission () Preview this book. Electoral Count of Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the Two Houses of Congress in Joint Meeting Relative to the Count of Electoral Votes Cast December 6,for the Presidential Term Commencing March 4, Author: United States.

Electoral Commission () Contributor: United States. Congress: Publisher. On this date, a Joint Session of the 44th Congress (–) met for the first time to count the electoral votes in the presidential election. Democrat Samuel Tilden had emerged from the close election leading Republican Rutherford B.

Hayes of Ohio, just one vote shy of the needed to win. However, returns from Louisiana, Florida, South Carolina, and Oregon remained in dispute. The. Electoral Count of Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the Two Houses of Congress in Joint Meeting Relative to the Count of Electoral Votes Cast December 6,for the Presidential Term Commencing March 4, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, In the matter of the count of the electoral votes of Louisiana.

() Speech of Hon. Wade Hampton, of South Carolina: in the senate of the United States, by Wade Hampton (Book).

The electoral votes from Louisiana and the other states are used to elect a President and Vice President every four years. Whichever Presidential candidate gets the majority of the electoral votes becomes the President.

Louisiana is given one electoral vote for each Louisiana congressional district, in addition to one electoral vote for each of. A certificate of Louisiana’s electoral vote for Rutherford B.

Hayes (Wikimedia Commons) But in a political scheme that backfired, Davis was chosen by. The popular vote was very close in Florida; nevertheless Obama, who won that vote, got 29 electoral votes.

A victory by the same margin in Wyoming would net the winner only 3 electoral votes. When it came time for the Congress to count the electoral votes, they were faced with two sets of electoral votes from four states.

Twenty electoral votes were in dispute, just enough to change the outcome of the election. Tilden had certain votes, and Hayes had Hayes had to win all twenty of the disputed votes to win the election. Additionally, under the Electoral College system, electoral outcomes can undermine the popular vote.

Because 48 states and Washington, D.C. award their votes on a winner-take-all basis,* it is technically possible for a candidate to win the presidency with around 23 percent of the national popular vote.

Tilden won the popular vote and led in the electoral college, but 19 votes from three Republican-controlled states (Louisiana, Florida, and South Carolina) remained disputed. Oregon's count was also challenged.

Allegations of widespread voter fraud forced Congress to set up a special electoral commission to determine the winner, composed of. Winning the national popular vote doesn’t matter, as we saw most recently in the and presidential elections where the winner of the popular vote actually lost the election.

That’s led to many efforts to reform the Electoral College over the years. There is actually one way to win the presidency without getting electoral votes.

Samuel J. Tilden of New York outpolled Ohio's Rutherford B. Hayes in the popular vote, and had electoral votes to Hayes'swith 20 votes uncounted. These 20 electoral votes were in dispute in three states: Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina; each party reported its candidate had won the state, while in Oregon one elector was.

In a quest to better understand the Compromise of and its significance/effect (or lack of) on the end of Reconstruction, I found this excellent video, above.

Subsequently, I visited the the Rutherford B Hayes Library/Museum site for more information. In short order, I was brought up to. In total, eleven States would have a different number of electoral votes if only legal citizens were counted.

“ California would lose four, and Texas, New York, and Florida would each lose one. Montana, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Colorado would each gain one,” says the Daily Caller.

Louisiana, created mostly, but not entirely, from land bought from France in the Louisiana Purchase, became a state in April Louisiana seceded from the Union during the Civil War and did not participate in the election. The state’s electoral votes were rejected in due to irregularities. Samuel J.

Tilden of New York outpolled Ohio's Rutherford B. Hayes in the popular vote, and had electoral votes to Hayes'with 20 votes uncounted. These 20 electoral votes were in dispute: in three states (Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina), each party reported its candidate had won the state, while in Oregon one elector was.

The Electoral Commission, charged with resolving the disputed U.S. presidential election of The Electoral Commission was a temporary body created on Janu by the United States Congress to resolve the disputed United States presidential election of Democrat Samuel J.

Tilden and Republican Rutherford B. Hayes were the main contenders in the election.November 9, As we go to press, Mr. Tilden appears to have secured electoral votes, one less than a majority, with Florida, Louisiana, Oregon and Wisconsin, still in doubt.The Electoral Commission was a temporary body created by Congress to resolve the disputed United States presidential election of It consisted of 15 members.

The election was contested by the Democratic ticket, Samuel J. Tilden and Thomas A. Hendricks, and the Republican ticket, Rutherford B.

Hayes and William A. Wheeler. Twenty electoral votes, from the states of Florida, Louisiana.