1888 United States presidential election in Iowa

The 1888 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1888 United States presidential election in Iowa

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  Benjamin Harrison 1896.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 13 0
Popular vote 211,603 179,877
Percentage 52.36% 44.51%

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County Results

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Iowa voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won the state by a margin of 7.85%.

ResultsEdit

1888 United States presidential election in Iowa[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 211,603 52.36% 13 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 179,877 44.51% 0 0.00%
Labor Alson Streeter of Illinois Charles E. Cunningham of Arkansas 9,105 2.25% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 3,550 0.88% 0 0.00%
Total 404,135 100.00% 13 100.00%

Results by countyEdit

County[2] Benjamin Harrison
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland
Democratic
Alson Jenness Streeter[3]
Union Labor
Clinton Bowen Fisk[3]
Prohibition
Various candidates[3]
Write-ins
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Adair 1,883 59.25% 1,178 37.07% 108 3.40% 9 0.28% 705 22.18% 3,178
Adams 1,387 51.41% 1,146 42.48% 112 4.15% 53 1.96% 241 8.93% 2,698
Allamakee 1,903 47.93% 2,023 50.96% 43 1.08% 1 0.03% -120 -3.02% 3,970
Appanoose 2,103 52.02% 1,837 45.44% 44 1.09% 59 1.46% 266 6.58% 4,043
Audubon 1,366 51.35% 1,210 45.49% 67 2.52% 17 0.64% 156 5.86% 2,660
Benton 2,768 50.46% 2,646 48.24% 39 0.71% 32 0.58% 122 2.22% 5,485
Black Hawk 3,106 58.50% 2,127 40.06% 56 1.05% 18 0.34% 2 0.04% 979 18.44% 5,309
Boone 2,768 58.45% 1,847 39.00% 105 2.22% 16 0.34% 921 19.45% 4,736
Bremer 1,613 47.43% 1,728 50.81% 39 1.15% 21 0.62% -115 -3.38% 3,401
Buchanan 2,343 54.37% 1,880 43.63% 52 1.21% 34 0.79% 463 10.74% 4,309
Buena Vista 1,693 65.04% 857 32.92% 26 1.00% 27 1.04% 836 32.12% 2,603
Butler 2,038 62.38% 1,204 36.85% 10 0.31% 15 0.46% 834 25.53% 3,267
Calhoun 1,729 66.78% 828 31.98% 10 0.39% 22 0.85% 901 34.80% 2,589
Carroll 1,593 42.79% 2,052 55.12% 64 1.72% 14 0.38% -459 -12.33% 3,723
Cass 2,372 53.88% 1,722 39.12% 221 5.02% 15 0.34% 72 1.64% 650 14.77% 4,402
Cedar 2,137 49.12% 2,134 49.05% 11 0.25% 68 1.56% 1 0.02% 3 0.07% 4,351
Cerro Gordo 1,866 63.30% 1,004 34.06% 7 0.24% 71 2.41% 862 29.24% 2,948
Cherokee 1,960 60.14% 1,162 35.66% 75 2.30% 62 1.90% 798 24.49% 3,259
Chickasaw 1,561 48.33% 1,604 49.66% 55 1.70% 10 0.31% -43 -1.33% 3,230
Clarke 1,395 56.14% 910 36.62% 157 6.32% 23 0.93% 485 19.52% 2,485
Clay 1,438 73.07% 494 25.10% 2 0.10% 34 1.73% 944 47.97% 1,968
Clayton 2,576 43.19% 3,311 55.52% 42 0.70% 35 0.59% -735 -12.32% 5,964
Clinton 3,599 40.80% 5,106 57.89% 58 0.66% 31 0.35% 26 0.29% -1,507 -17.09% 8,820
Crawford 1,658 43.63% 2,123 55.87% 6 0.16% 13 0.34% -465 -12.24% 3,800
Dallas 2,538 57.12% 1,579 35.54% 249 5.60% 77 1.73% 959 21.58% 4,443
Davis 1,428 41.56% 1,626 47.32% 334 9.72% 48 1.40% -198 -5.76% 3,436
Decatur 1,753 50.36% 1,497 43.00% 165 4.74% 66 1.90% 256 7.35% 3,481
Delaware 2,247 58.08% 1,570 40.58% 14 0.36% 36 0.93% 2 0.05% 677 17.50% 3,869
Des Moines 3,368 43.65% 4,291 55.61% 23 0.30% 34 0.44% -923 -11.96% 7,716
Dickinson 672 74.17% 225 24.83% 1 0.11% 8 0.88% 447 49.34% 906
Dubuque 3,060 31.09% 5,948 60.43% 385 3.91% 58 0.59% 392 3.98% -2,888 -29.34% 9,843
Emmet 573 71.71% 206 25.78% 14 1.75% 6 0.75% 367 45.93% 799
Fayette 2,781 52.38% 2,182 41.10% 287 5.41% 59 1.11% 599 11.28% 5,309
Floyd 1,982 58.95% 1,288 38.31% 68 2.02% 24 0.71% 694 20.64% 3,362
Franklin 1,609 65.19% 848 34.36% 0 0.00% 11 0.45% 761 30.83% 2,468
Fremont 1,851 48.20% 1,866 48.59% 84 2.19% 39 1.02% -15 -0.39% 3,840
Greene 2,113 60.20% 1,300 37.04% 52 1.48% 45 1.28% 813 23.16% 3,510
Grundy 1,372 54.12% 1,132 44.65% 4 0.16% 27 1.07% 240 9.47% 2,535
Guthrie 2,218 58.34% 1,405 36.95% 147 3.87% 32 0.84% 813 21.38% 3,802
Hamilton 1,778 63.34% 1,007 35.87% 17 0.61% 5 0.18% 771 27.47% 2,807
Hancock 892 59.55% 561 37.45% 0 0.00% 14 0.93% 31 2.07% 331 22.10% 1,498
Hardin 2,522 65.12% 1,287 33.23% 18 0.46% 46 1.19% 1,235 31.89% 3,873
Harrison 2,381 48.41% 2,247 45.69% 220 4.47% 70 1.42% 134 2.72% 4,918
Henry 2,485 57.48% 1,729 40.00% 46 1.06% 63 1.46% 756 17.49% 4,323
Howard 1,233 54.37% 1,012 44.62% 10 0.44% 13 0.57% 221 9.74% 2,268
Humboldt 1,237 64.60% 641 33.47% 3 0.16% 34 1.78% 596 31.12% 1,915
Ida 1,269 53.32% 1,087 45.67% 12 0.50% 12 0.50% 182 7.65% 2,380
Iowa 1,664 44.86% 1,978 53.33% 50 1.35% 17 0.46% -314 -8.47% 3,709
Jackson 2,029 39.54% 3,029 59.02% 42 0.82% 32 0.62% -1,000 -19.49% 5,132
Jasper 3,137 53.16% 2,341 39.67% 354 6.00% 69 1.17% 796 13.49% 5,901
Jefferson 2,046 54.97% 1,588 42.67% 29 0.78% 59 1.59% 458 12.31% 3,722
Johnson 2,051 40.15% 3,038 59.48% 10 0.20% 9 0.18% -987 -19.32% 5,108
Jones 2,428 52.05% 2,187 46.88% 13 0.28% 37 0.79% 241 5.17% 4,665
Keokuk 2,690 49.36% 2,635 48.35% 80 1.47% 45 0.83% 55 1.01% 5,450
Kossuth 1,451 57.58% 1,026 40.71% 36 1.43% 6 0.24% 1 0.04% 425 16.87% 2,520
Lee 3,820 44.44% 4,650 54.10% 99 1.15% 26 0.30% -830 -9.66% 8,595
Linn 5,247 53.19% 4,373 44.33% 79 0.80% 165 1.67% 874 8.86% 9,864
Louisa 1,836 62.26% 1,012 34.32% 68 2.31% 33 1.12% 824 27.94% 2,949
Lucas 1,891 58.62% 1,225 37.97% 94 2.91% 16 0.50% 666 20.64% 3,226
Lyon 952 58.26% 676 41.37% 0 0.00% 6 0.37% 276 16.89% 1,634
Madison 1,870 51.77% 1,346 37.26% 373 10.33% 23 0.64% 524 14.51% 3,612
Mahaska 3,700 55.17% 2,703 40.30% 208 3.10% 96 1.43% 997 14.87% 6,707
Marion 2,374 47.30% 2,322 46.26% 295 5.88% 28 0.56% 52 1.04% 5,019
Marshall 3,365 61.77% 1,933 35.48% 103 1.89% 47 0.86% 1,432 26.28% 5,448
Mills 1,625 50.61% 1,461 45.50% 101 3.15% 24 0.75% 164 5.11% 3,211
Mitchell 1,683 61.02% 1,028 37.27% 15 0.54% 31 1.12% 1 0.04% 655 23.75% 2,758
Monona 1,590 53.21% 1,088 36.41% 286 9.57% 24 0.80% 1,304 43.64% 2,988
Monroe 1,442 50.21% 1,233 42.93% 175 6.09% 16 0.56% 6 0.21% 209 7.28% 2,872
Montgomery 2,260 63.84% 1,228 34.69% 24 0.68% 28 0.79% 1,032 29.15% 3,540
Muscatine 2,654 48.27% 2,767 50.33% 54 0.98% 21 0.38% 2 0.04% -113 -2.06% 5,498
O'Brien 1,671 60.17% 1,085 39.07% 2 0.07% 4 0.14% 15 0.54% 586 21.10% 2,777
Osceola 695 65.88% 354 33.55% 4 0.38% 2 0.19% 341 32.32% 1,055
Page 2,571 58.14% 1,468 33.20% 183 4.14% 200 4.52% 1,103 24.94% 4,422
Palo Alto 840 47.67% 850 48.24% 64 3.63% 8 0.45% -10 -0.57% 1,762
Plymouth 1,755 43.72% 2,140 53.31% 61 1.52% 58 1.44% -385 -9.59% 4,014
Pocahontas 999 55.72% 746 41.61% 1 0.06% 40 2.23% 7 0.39% 253 14.11% 1,793
Polk 7,049 57.48% 4,966 40.50% 142 1.16% 106 0.86% 2,083 16.99% 12,263
Pottawattamie 4,591 47.81% 4,881 50.83% 90 0.94% 41 0.43% -290 -3.02% 9,603
Poweshiek 2,347 54.24% 1,779 41.11% 167 3.86% 34 0.79% 568 13.13% 4,327
Ringgold 1,766 59.86% 1,040 35.25% 62 2.10% 82 2.78% 726 24.61% 2,950
Sac 1,832 61.15% 1,102 36.78% 7 0.23% 55 1.84% 730 24.37% 2,996
Scott 2,832 32.82% 5,692 65.97% 53 0.61% 51 0.59% -2,860 -33.15% 8,628
Shelby 1,714 47.17% 1,762 48.49% 150 4.13% 8 0.22% -48 -1.32% 3,634
Sioux 1,905 56.87% 1,408 42.03% 11 0.33% 15 0.45% 11 0.33% 497 14.84% 3,350
Story 2,420 67.13% 1,050 29.13% 98 2.72% 37 1.03% 1,370 38.00% 3,605
Tama 2,305 48.77% 2,294 48.54% 98 2.07% 29 0.61% 11 0.23% 4,726
Taylor 2,015 56.03% 1,322 36.76% 230 6.40% 29 0.81% 693 19.27% 3,596
Union 1,833 49.13% 1,414 37.90% 460 12.33% 24 0.64% 419 11.23% 3,731
Van Buren 2,028 52.04% 1,775 45.55% 20 0.51% 72 1.85% 2 0.05% 253 6.49% 3,897
Wapello 3,282 48.77% 3,101 46.08% 344 5.11% 3 0.04% 181 2.69% 6,730
Warren 2,289 55.97% 1,523 37.24% 215 5.26% 63 1.54% 766 18.73% 4,090
Washington 2,345 52.89% 1,980 44.65% 76 1.71% 33 0.74% 365 8.23% 4,434
Wayne 1,781 51.76% 1,570 45.63% 61 1.77% 29 0.84% 211 6.13% 3,441
Webster 2,353 53.36% 1,809 41.02% 239 5.42% 9 0.20% 544 12.34% 4,410
Winnebago 894 78.77% 218 19.21% 3 0.26% 20 1.76% 676 59.56% 1,135
Winneshiek 2,559 55.02% 2,043 43.93% 19 0.41% 30 0.65% 516 11.09% 4,651
Woodbury 4,169 52.87% 3,588 45.50% 87 1.10% 42 0.53% 581 7.37% 7,886
Worth 1,063 65.06% 542 33.17% 7 0.43% 22 1.35% 521 31.88% 1,634
Wright 1,677 66.34% 831 32.87% 1 0.04% 19 0.75% 846 33.47% 2,528
Totals 211,602 52.29% 179,867 44.45% 9,105 2.25% 3,550 0.88% 571 0.14% 31,735 7.84% 404,695

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  2. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote at the Presidential Election for 1888 (.xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ a b c Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton B. Fisk (.xlsx file for €15)