Rutherford b. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election after he a. won the popular vote. b. won the electoral vote by a landslide. c. made a compromise with the Democrats. d. won an election in the House of Representatives.
The best answer is c. made a compromise with the Democrats.. His election results were unclear, and there were suspicions of electoral fraud. In the end the result was chosen by an Electoral Comission, after an compromise has been reached.