James Garfield (Republican) defeated Winfield Hancock (Democrat) in the 1880 presidential election. Although Garfield comfortably won the Electoral College vote, he won the popular vote by less than 10,000 votes.
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the disputed presidential election of 1880, including manuscripts, broadsides, prints, political cartoons, sheet music, and newspaper articles. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the presidential election of 1880 that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on the 1880 election and a selected bibliography.
1880 Presidential Election Results 
||James A. Garfield
||Chester A. Arthur
||Winfield S. Hancock
||Thomas A. Hendricks