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1892 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

The 1892 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 8, 1892, as part of the 1892 United States presidential election. Voters chose 15 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1892 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

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Turnout74.6[1] Increase 2.9 pp
  Pach Brothers - Benjamin Harrison.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png
Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Whitelaw Reid Adlai Stevenson
Electoral vote 15 0
Popular vote 202,814 176,813
Percentage 51.87% 45.22%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Massachusetts voted for the Republican nominee, incumbent President Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, former President Grover Cleveland, who was running for a second, non-consecutive term. Harrison won the state by a narrow margin of 6.65%.

With 51.87% of the popular vote, Massachusetts would prove to be Harrison's third strongest victory in terms of percentage in the popular vote after neighboring Vermont and Maine.[2]

ResultsEdit

1892 United States presidential election in Massachusetts[3]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Whitelaw Reid of New York 202,814 51.87% 15 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Adlai Ewing Stevenson I of Illinois 176,813 45.22% 0 0.00%
Prohibition John Bidwell of California James Cranfill of Texas 7,539 1.93% 0 0.00%
People's James Baird Weaver of Iowa James Gaven Field of Virginia 3,210 0.82% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Simon Wing of Massachusetts Charles Matchett of New York 649 0.16% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 3 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 391,028 100.00% 15 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, part 2, p. 1072.
  2. ^ "1892 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  3. ^ "1892 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.