Who was the only presidential candidate to die during the electoral process?

  • William Jennings Bryan
  • James Blaine
  • Samuel Tilden
  • Horace Greeley correct

    Greeley ran as a Liberal Republican against President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. He lost in a landslide, only winning 66 electoral votes to Grant's 286. However, Greeley died after election day but before the electoral votes could be officially cast. They were instead spread among four minor candidates. Source: Encyclopaedia Brittanica

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