1888 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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

1888 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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Nominee Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Allen G. Thurman Levi P. Morton
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 85,032 30,660
Percentage 73.37% 26.46%

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Parish Results

President before election

Grover Cleveland

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison

Louisiana voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland, over the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison. Cleveland won the state by a large margin of 46.91%.


1888 United States presidential election in Louisiana[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 85,032 73.37% 8 100.00%
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 30,660 26.46% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 199 0.17% 0 0.00%
Total 115,891 100.00% 3 100.00%

See alsoEdit



  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.