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1912

Overview1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Thomas Riley Marshall

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: PR: NJ; VP: IN
Electoral Votes: 435
Pop. Vote: 6,293,152 (41.8%)

Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
Hiram Warren Johnson

Party: PROGRESSIVE
Home State: PR: NY; VP: CA
Electoral Votes: 88
Pop. Vote: 4,119,207 (27.4%)

William Howard Taft William Howard Taft
James Schoolcraft Sherman /
Nicholas Murray Butler
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Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: PR: OH; VP: NY / NY
Electoral Votes: 8
Pop. Vote: 3,486,333 (23.2%)

Eugene Victor Debs Eugene Victor Debs
Emil Seidel

Party: SOCIALIST
Home State: PR: IN; VP: WI
Electoral Votes: 0
Pop. Vote: 900,369 (6.0%)

purple box Eugene Wilder Chafin
Aaron Sherman Watkins

Party: PROHIBITION
Home State: PR: IL; VP: OH
Electoral Votes: 0
Pop. Vote: 207,972 (1.4%)

brown box Other Candidates
Party: Socialist Labor, etc.
Pop. Vote: 33,930 (0.2%)
Total electoral votes - 531 (from 48 states)
Majority needed to win - 266
Total popular vote - 15,040,963

Electoral Map1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

Electoral College 1912

Background1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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State Results 1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

In 1912, 531 electoral votes were available; 266 votes were needed to secure the win.
STATE WILSON ROOSEVELT TAFT DEBS CHAFIN OTHERS EVs
ALABAMA82,438
(69.9%)
22,680
(19.2%)
9807
(8.3%)
3,029
(2.6%)
-5
(>0.1%)
12
ARIZONA10,324
(43.6%)
6,949
(29.3%)
2,986
(12.6%)
3,163
(13.4%)
265
(1.1%)
-3
ARKANSAS68,814
(55%)
21,644
(17.3%)
25,585
(20.5%)
8,153
(6.5%)
908
(0.7%)
-9
CALIFORNIA283,436
(41.8%)
283,610
(41.8%)
3,847
(0.6%)
79,201
(11.7%)
23,366
(3.4%)
4417
(0.7%)
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COLORADO113,912
(42.8%)
71,752
(27%)
58,386
(22%)
16,366
(6.2%)
5,063
(1.9%)
475
(0.2%)
6
CONNECTICUT74,561
(39.2%)
34,129
(17.9%)
68,324
(35.9%)
10,056
(5.3%)
2,068
(1.1%)
1,266
(0.7%)
7
DELAWARE22,631
(46.5%)
8,886
(18.3%)
15,997
(32.9%)
556
(1.1%)
620
(1.3%)
-3
FLORIDA35,343
(69.5%)
4,555
(9%)
4,279
(8.4%)
4,806
(9.5%)
1,854
(3.6%)
-6
GEORGIA93,087
(76.6%)
21,985
(18.1%)
5,191
(4.3%)
1,058
(0.9%)
149
(0.1%)
-14
IDAHO33,921
(32.1%)
25,527
(24.1%)
32,810
(31%)
11,960
(11.3%)
1,536
(1.5%)
-4
ILLINOIS405,048
(35.3%)
386,478
(33.7%)
253,593
(22.1%)
81,278
(7.1%)
15,710
(1.4%)
4,066
(0.4%)
29
INDIANA281,890
(43.1%)
162,007
(24.8%)
151,267
(23.1%)
36,931
(5.6%)
19,249
(2.9%)
3,130
(0.5%)
15
IOWA185,322
(37.6%)
161,819
(32.9%)
119,805
(24.3%)
16,967
(3.4%)
8,440
(1.7%)
-13
KANSAS143,663
(39.3%)
120,210
(32.9%)
74,845
(20.5%)
26,779
(7.3%)
-63
(>0.1%)
10
KENTUCKY219,484
(48.5%)
101,766
(22.5%)
115,510
(25.5%)
11,646
(2.6%)
3,253
(0.7%)
1,055
(0.2%)
13
LOUISIANA60,871
(76.8%)
9,283
(11.7%)
3,833
(4.8%)
5,261
(6.6%)
--10
MAINE51,113
(39.4%)
48,495
(37.4%)
26,545
(20.5%)
2,541
(2%)
947
(0.7%)
-6
MARYLAND112,674
(48.6%)
57,789
(24.9%)
54,956
(23.7%)
3,996
(1.7%)
2,244
(1%)
322
(0.1%)
8
MASSACHUSETTS173,408
(35.5%)
142,228
(29.1%)
155,948
(32%)
12,616
(2.6%)
2,753
(0.6%)
1,103
(0.2%)
18
MICHIGAN150,201
(27.4%)
213,243
(38.9%)
151,434
(27.6%)
23,060
(4.2%)
8,794
(1.6%)
1,239
(0.2%)
15
MINNESOTA106,426
(31.8%)
125,856
(37.7%)
64,334
(19.2%)
27,505
(8.2%)
7,886
(2.4%)
2,212
(0.7%)
12
MISSISSIPPI57,324
(88.9%)
3,549
(5.5%)
1,560
(2.4%)
2,050
(3.2%)
--10
MISSOURI330,746
(47.3%)
124,375
(17.8%)
207,821
(29.7%)
28,466
(4.1%)
5,380
(0.8%)
1,778
(0.3%)
18
MONTANA28,129
(35%)
22,709
(28.3%)
18,575
(23.1%)
10,811
(13.5%)
32
(>0.1%)
-4
NEBRASKA109,008
(43.7%)
72,681
(29.1%)
54,226
(21.7%)
10,185
(4.1%)
3,383
(1.4%)
-8
NEVADA7,986
(39.7%)
5,620
(27.9%)
3,196
(15.9%)
3,313
(16.5%)
--3
NEW HAMPSHIRE34,724
(39.5%)
17,794
(20.2%)
32,927
(37.4%)
1,981
(2.3%)
535
(0.6%)
-4
NEW JERSEY178,638
(41.2%)
145,679
(33.6%)
89,066
(20.5%)
15,948
(3.7%)
2,936
(0.7%)
1,396
(0.3%)
14
NEW MEXICO20,437
(41.9%)
8,347
(17.1%)
17,164
(35.2%)
2,859
(5.9%)
--3
NEW YORK655,573
(41.3%)
390,093
(24.6%)
455,487
(28.7%)
63,434
(4%)
19,455
(1.2%)
4,273
(0.3%)
45
NORTH CAROLINA144,407
(59.2%)
69,135
(28.4%)
29,129
(11.9%)
987
(0.4%)
118
(>0.1%)
-12
NORTH DAKOTA29,549
(34.2%)
25,726
(29.7%)
22,990
(26.6%)
6,966
(8.1%)
1,243
(1.4%)
-5
OHIO424,834
(41%)
229,807
(22.2%)
278,168
(26.8%)
90,164
(8.7%)
11,511
(1.1%)
2,630
(0.3%)
24
OKLAHOMA119,143
(47%)
-90,726
(35.8%)
41,630
(16.4%)
2,195
(0.9%)
-10
OREGON47,064
(34.3%)
37,600
(27.4%)
34,673
(25.3%)
13,343
(9.7%)
4,360
(3.2%)
-5
PENNSYLVANIA395,637
(32.5%)
444,894
(36.5%)
273,360
(22.4%)
83,614
(6.9%)
19,525
(1.6%)
706
(0.1%)
38
RHODE ISLAND30,412
(39%)
16,878
(21.7%)
27,703
(35.6%)
2,049
(2.6%)
616
(0.8%)
236
(0.3%)
5
SOUTH CAROLINA48,355
(95.9%)
1,293
(2.6%)
536
(1.1%)
164
(0.3%)
-55
(0.1%)
9
SOUTH DAKOTA48,942
(42.1%)
58,811
(50.6%)
-4,664
(4%)
3,910
(3.4%)
-5
TENNESSEE133,021
(52.8%)
54,041
(21.5%)
60,475
(24%)
3,564
(1.4%)
832
(0.3%)
-12
TEXAS218,921
(72.7%)
26,715
(8.9%)
28,310
(9.4%)
24,884
(8.3%)
1,701
(0.6%)
430
(0.1%)
20
UTAH36,576
(32.6%)
24,174
(21.5%)
42,013
(37.4%)
8,999
(8%)
-510
(0.5%)
4
VERMONT15,350
(24.4%)
22,129
(35.2%)
23,303
(37.1%)
928
(1.5%)
1,094
(1.7%)
-4
VIRGINIA90,332
(65.9%)
21,776
(15.9%)
23,288
(17%)
820
(0.6%)
709
(0.5%)
50
(>0.1%)
12
WASHINGTON86,840
(26.9%)
113,698
(35.2%)
70,445
(21.8%)
40,134
(12.4%)
9,810
(3%)
1,872
(0.6%)
7
WEST VIRGINIA113,097
(42.1%)
79,112
(29.4%)
56,754
(21.1%)
15,248
(5.7%)
4,517
(1.7%)
-8
WISCONSIN164,230
(41.1%)
62,448
(15.6%)
130,596
(32.7%)
33,476
(8.4%)
8,584
(2.1%)
641
(0.2%)
13
WYOMING15,310
(36.2%)
9,232
(21.8%)
14,560
(34.4%)
2,760
(6.5%)
421
(1%)
-3
TOTALS 6,293,152
(41.8%)
4,119,207
(27.4%)
3,486,333
(23.2%)
900,369
(6.0%)
207,972
(1.4%)
33,980
(0.2%)
.
ELECTORAL
VOTES
435 88 8 0 0 0 .
In 1912, 531 electoral votes were available; 266 votes were needed to secure the win.

Other Candidates1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

Candidate Party Votes
Arthur Elmer Reimer (MA) /
August Gillhaus (NY)
Socialist Labor 29,374
others several 4,556

1912 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

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