Ulysses Grant, the 1968 Presidential candidate for the Republican party was joined by Schuyler Colfax, a Radical Republican from Indiana who was chosen as his running mate. He beat out Senator Benjamin Wade of Ohio by a slim margin.
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Who were Ulysses S. Grants running mates in his presidential campain?
Paul Scott Ulysses S. Grant served two terms as president. His first running mate was Schuyler Colfax, who was dumped as Grant's running mate in 1872 because of his involvement in a financial scandal. He was replaced by Henry Wilson, who died in office less than two years into his term. At the time, there was no procedure for replacing a vice president who died, resigned or was impeached. -- Gjampol ...