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1888

Overview1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

BLU Benjamin
HARRISON
Levi Parsons Morton
Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State:
.PR:
IN; VP: NY
Electoral Votes: 233
Pop. Vote: 5,443,892 (47.8%)
RED Grover
CLEVELAND
Allen Granberry Thurman
Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State:
.PR:
NY; VP: OH
Electoral Votes: 168
Pop. Vote: 5,534,488 (48.6%)
YEL Clinton Bowen
FISK
John Anderson Brooks
Party: PROHIBITION
Home State:
.PR:
NJ; VP: MO
Electoral Votes: 0 Pop. Vote: 249,819 (2.2%)
GRN Alson Jennes
STREETER
Charles E. Cunningham
Party: UNION LABOR
Home State:
.PR:
IL; VP: AR
Electoral Votes: 0
Pop. Vote: 146,602 (1.3%)
PUR Other Candidates
United Labor, American
Party: SEVERAL
Electoral Votes: 0
Pop. Vote: 4,430 (>0.1%)
Total electoral votes - 401 (from 38 states)
Majority needed to win - 201
Total popular vote - 11,379,131

Electoral Map1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

Electoral College 1888

Background1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

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State Results 1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

In 1888, 401 electoral votes were available; 201 votes were needed to secure the win.
All percentages in this table are based only on votes to these four candidates.
STATE HARRISON CLEVELAND FISK STREETER EVs
ALABAMA57,177
(32.7%)
117,314
(67.0%)
594
(0.3%)
-10
ARKANSAS59,752
(38.0%)
86,062
(54.8%)
614
(0.4%)
10,630
(6.8%)
7
CALIFORNIA124,816
(49.7%)
117,729
(46.8%)
5,761
(2.3%)
-8
COLORADO50,772
(55.2%)
37,549
(40.8%)
2,182
2.4%)
1,266
(1.4%)
3
CONNECTICUT74,587
(48.4%)
74,920
(48.7%)
4,234
(2.7%)
240
(0.2%)
6
DELAWARE12,950
(43.5%)
16,414
(55.1%)
399
(1.3%)
-3
FLORIDA26,529
(39.9%)
39,557
(59.5%)
414
(0.6%)
-4
GEORGIA40,499
(28.3%)
100,493
(70.3%)
1,808
(1.3%)
136
(0.1%)
12
ILLINOIS370,475
(49.5%)
348,351
(46.6%)
21,703
(2.9%)
7,134
(1.0%)
22
INDIANA263,366
(49.0%)
260,990
(48.6%)
9,939
(1.9%)
2,693
(0.5%)
15
IOWA211,607
(52.3%)
179,876
(44.4%)
3,550
(0.9%)
9,105
(2.2%)
13
KANSAS182,845
(55.2%)
102,739
(31.0%)
6,774
(2.0%)
37,838
(11.4%)
9
KENTUCKY155,138
(45.0%)
183,830
(53.3%)
5,223
(1.5%)
677
(0.2%)
13
LOUISIANA30,660
(26.5%)
85,032
(73.4%)
160
(0.1%)
39
(>0.1%)
8
MAINE73,730
(57.5%)
50,472
(39.4%)
2,961
(2.1%)
1,344
(1.0%)
6
MARYLAND99,986
(47.4%)
106,188
(50.3%)
4,767
(2.3%)
-8
MASSACHUSETTS183,892
(53.4%)
151,590
(44.0%)
8,701
(2.5%)
-14
MICHIGAN236,387
(49.7%)
213,469
(44.9%)
20,945
(4.4%)
4,555
(1.0%)
13
MINNESOTA142,492
(54.1%)
104,372
(39.7%)
15,201
(5.8%)
1,097
(0.4%)
7
MISSISSIPPI30,095
(26.0%)
85,451
(73.8%)
240
(0.2%)
-9
MISSOURI236,252
(45.3%)
261,943
(50.2%)
4,539
(0.9%)
18,625
(3.6%)
16
NEBRASKA108,417
(53.5%)
80,552
(39.8%)
9,435
(4.7%)
4,226
(2.1%)
5
NEVADA7,229
(57.5%)
5,303
(42.2%)
41
(0.3%)
-3
NEW HAMPSHIRE45,734
(50.4%)
43,382
(47.8%)
1,596
(1.8%)
-4
NEW JERSEY144,347
(47.5%)
151,493
(49.9%)
7,794
(2.6%)
-9
NEW YORK650,338
(49.3)
635,965
(48.2%)
30,231
(2.3%)
627
(>0.1%)
36
NORTH CAROLINA134,784
(47.2%)
147,902
(51.8%)
2,840
(1.0%)
-11
OHIO416,054
(49.6%)
395,456
(47.1%)
24,356
(2.9%)
3,491
(0.4%)
23
OREGON33,291
(53.8%)
26,518
(42.8%)
1,676
(2.7%)
-3
PENNSYLVANIA526,091
(53.8%)
446,633
(44.8%)
20,947
(2.1%)
3,873
(0.4%)
30
RHODE ISLAND21,969
(53.9%)
17,530
(43.0%)
1,251
(3.1%)
18
(>0.1%)
4
SOUTH CAROLINA13,736
(17.2%)
65,824
(82.3%)
--9
TENNESSEE138,978
(45.8%)
158,699
(52.3%)
5,969
(2.0%)
48
(>0.1%)
12
TEXAS88,604
(25.0%)
232,189
(65.5%)
4,739
(1.3%)
28,880
(8.1%)
13
VERMONT45,193
(71.2%)
16,788
(26.4%)
1,460
(2.3%)
-4
VIRGINIA150,399
(49.5%)
152,004
(50.0%)
1,684
(0.6%)
-12
WEST VIRGINIA78,171
(49.0%)
78,677
(49.3%)
1,084
(0.7%)
1,508
(0.9%)
6
WISCONSIN176,553
(49.8%)
155,232
(43.8%)
14,277
(4.0%)
8,552
(2.4%)
11
TOTALS 5,443,892
(47.8%)
5,534,488
(48.6%)
249,819
(2.2%)
146,602
(1.3%)
.
ELECTORAL
VOTES
233 168 0 0 .
In 1888, 401 electoral votes were available; 201 votes were needed to secure the win.
All percentages in this table are based only on votes to these four candidates.

Other Candidates1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

Candidate Party Votes
Robert Hall Cowdery (IL) /
William H. T. Wakefield (KS)
United Labor 2,818
James Langdon Curtis (NY) /
Peter Dinwiddie Wigginton (CA)
American 1,612

1888 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

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