1888 United States presidential election in Vermont

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

1888 United States presidential election in Vermont

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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 4 0
Popular vote 45,192 16,788
Percentage 69.05% 25.65%

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County Results
Harrison
  60-70%
  70-80%
  80-90%


President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Vermont voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won Vermont by a margin of 43.40%.

With 69.05% of the popular vote, Vermont would be Harrison's strongest victory in terms of percentage in the popular vote.[1]

Vice President-elect Levi P. Morton was born in Shoreham, Vermont.

ResultsEdit

1888 United States presidential election in Vermont[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 45,192 69.05% 4 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 16,788 25.65% 0 0.00%
Labor Alson Streeter of Illinois Charles E. Cunningham of Arkansas 1,977 3.02% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 1,460 2.23% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 35 0.05% 0 0.00%
Total 65,452 100.00% 4 100.00%

Results by countyEdit

County Benjamin Harrison[3]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[3]
Democratic
Alson Jenness Streeter[4]
Union Labor[note 1]
Clinton Bowen Fisk[4]
Prohibition
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # %
Addison 4,036 82.77% 618 12.67% 58 1.19% 164 3.36% 3,418 70.10% 4,876
Bennington 2,497 60.72% 1,128 27.43% 396 9.63% 91 2.21% 1,369 33.29% 4,112
Caledonia 3,083 65.82% 1,249 26.67% 190 4.06% 162 3.46% 1,834 39.15% 4,684
Chittenden 4,149 65.59% 1,940 30.67% 131 2.07% 106 1.68% 2,209 34.92% 6,326
Essex 907 61.62% 502 34.10% 38 2.58% 25 1.70% 405 27.51% 1,472
Franklin 3,121 67.34% 1,343 28.98% 0 0.00% 171 3.69% 1,778 38.36% 4,635
Grand Isle 465 71.76% 180 27.78% 0 0.00% 3 0.46% 285 43.98% 648
Lamoille 1,797 74.10% 543 22.39% 19 0.78% 66 2.72% 1,254 51.71% 2,425
Orange 7,292 81.39% 1,277 14.25% 276 3.08% 114 1.27% 6,015 67.14% 8,959
Orleans 3,036 73.55% 724 17.54% 265 6.42% 103 2.50% 2,312 56.01% 4,128
Rutland 6,088 68.57% 2,417 27.22% 220 2.48% 153 1.72% 3,671 41.35% 8,878
Washington 3,715 64.70% 1,892 32.95% 32 0.56% 103 1.79% 1,823 31.75% 5,742
Windham 4,344 69.75% 1,518 24.37% 244 3.92% 122 1.96% 2,826 45.38% 6,228
Windsor 5,163 75.48% 1,457 21.30% 143 2.09% 77 1.13% 3,706 54.18% 6,840
Totals 49,693 71.04% 16,788 24.00% 2,012 2.88% 1,460 2.09% 32,905 47.04% 69,953

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The Streeter total include 35 write-in votes, whose data were not compiled separately from the actual Streeter vote by Géoelections.

ReferencesEdit

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