This US presidential candidate lost the 1876 election even though he had the majority of popular votes.
Samuel Tilden. While running against Rutherford Hayes, Tilden received 51 percent of the popular vote and led in the Electoral College 184 ? 165, but 20 electoral votes were in dispute at the election’s end. Congress awarded the 20 electoral votes to Hayes and Tilden remains one of the most unfortunate presidential candidates in US history.
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