1884 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1884 United States presidential election in Michigan

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All 13 Michigan votes to the Electoral College
  James G. Blaine - Brady-Handy.jpg Grover Cleveland - NARA - 518139 (cropped).jpg
Nominee James G. Blaine Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Maine New York
Running mate John A. Logan Thomas A. Hendricks
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 192,669 189,361
Percentage 48.02% 47.20%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1884.svg
Results by county

President before election

Chester A. Arthur
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1884 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 4, 1884, as part of the 1884 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose thirteen[1] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Republican nominee James G. Blaine won Michigan over Democrat Grover Cleveland in a close race by only 3,308 votes, a margin of less than 1%.[2]

Results[edit]

1884 United States presidential election in Michigan
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James G. Blaine 192,669 48.02%
Democratic Grover Cleveland 189,361 47.20%
Prohibition John St. John 18,403 4.59%
Greenback Benjamin Butler 753 0.19%
Total votes 401,186 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Grover Cleveland
Democratic
James G. Blaine
Republican
John St. John
Prohibition
Benjamin Butler
Greenback
Total votes
# % # % # % # %
Alcona
Alger
Allegan
Alpena
Antrim
Arenac
Baraga
Barry
Bay
Benzie
Berrien
Branch
Calhoun
Cass
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Chippewa
Clare
Clinton
Crawford
Delta
Dickinson
Eaton
Emmet
Genesee
Gladwin
Gogebic
Grand Traverse
Gratiot
Hillsdale
Houghton
Huron
Ingham
Ionia
Iosco
Iron
Isabella
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Kalkaska
Kent
Keweenaw
Lake
Lapeer
Leelanau
Lenawee
Livingston
Luce
Mackinac
Macomb
Manistee
Marquette
Mason
Mecosta
Menominee
Midland
Missaukee
Monroe
Montcalm
Montmorency
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oakland
Oceana
Ogemaw
Ontonagon
Osceola
Oscoda
Otsego
Ottawa
Presque Isle
Roscommon
Saginaw
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Shiawassee
St. Clair
St. Joseph
Tuscola
Van Buren
Washtenaw
Wayne
Wexford
Totals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1884 Election for the Twenty-Fifth Term (1885-1889)". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "1884 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved 2018-04-03.