1888 United States presidential election in Nevada

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United States presidential election in Nevada, 1888

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  Pach Brothers - Benjamin Harrison.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png
Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 7,088 5,149
Percentage 57.73% 41.94%

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

The 1888 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Nevada voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won the state by a margin of 15.79 percentage points.

With 57.73 percent of the popular vote, Nevada would prove to be Harrison's second strongest victory in terms of percentage in the popular vote after Vermont.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Nevada, 1888[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 7,088 57.73% 3 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 5,149 41.94% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 41 0.33% 0 0.00%
Total 12,278 100.00% 3 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

Benjamin Harrison[3]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[3]
Democratic
Clinton Bowen Fisk[4]
Prohibition
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # %
Churchill 86 49.14% 89 50.86% 0 0.00% -3 -1.71% 175
Douglas 269 64.20% 144 34.37% 6 1.43% 125 29.83% 419
Elko 793 53.08% 695 46.52% 6 0.40% 98 6.56% 1,494
Esmeralda 413 60.74% 265 38.97% 2 0.29% 148 21.76% 680
Eureka 607 62.97% 356 36.93% 1 0.10% 251 26.04% 964
Humboldt 430 47.36% 467 51.43% 11 1.21% -37 -4.07% 908
Lander 374 58.07% 270 41.93% 0 0.00% 104 16.15% 644
Lincoln 150 45.87% 177 54.13% 0 0.00% -27 -8.26% 327
Lyon 449 63.06% 263 36.94% 0 0.00% 186 26.12% 712
Nye 137 69.54% 60 30.46% 0 0.00% 77 39.09% 197
Ormsby 570 61.69% 354 38.31% 0 0.00% 216 23.38% 924
Storey 1,611 56.49% 1,241 43.51% 0 0.00% 370 12.97% 2,852
Washoe 902 57.42% 655 41.69% 14 0.89% 247 15.72% 1,571
White Pine 386 64.33% 213 35.50% 1 0.17% 173 28.83% 600
Totals 7,177 57.57% 5,249 42.10% 41 0.33% 1,928 15.46% 12,467

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1888 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Nevada". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1888 Popular Vote (.xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton Fisk (.xlsx file for €15)