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1908 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

The 1908 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place on November 3, 1908 as part of the 1908 United States presidential election. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1908 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

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Nominee William Howard Taft William Jennings Bryan
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Nebraska
Running mate James S. Sherman John Worth Kern
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 53,149 33,655
Percentage 59.32% 37.56%

President before election

Theodore Roosevelt
Republican

Elected President

William Howard Taft
Republican

New Hampshire solidly voted for the Republican nominee, Secretary of War William Howard Taft, over the Democratic nominee, former U.S. Representative William Jennings Bryan. Taft won the state by a margin of 21.76 percent.

ResultsEdit

1908 United States presidential election in New Hampshire[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican William Howard Taft of Ohio James Schoolcraft Sherman of New York 53,149 59.32% 4 100.00%
Democratic William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska John Worth Kern of Indiana 33,655 37.56% 0 0.00%
Socialist Eugene Victor Debs of Indiana Ben Hanford of New York 1,299 1.45% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Eugene Wilder Chafin of Illinois Aaron Sherman Watkins of Ohio 905 1.01% 0 0.00%
Independence Thomas Louis Hisgen of Massachusetts John Temple Graves of Georgia 584 0.65% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 8 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 89,600 100.00% 4 100.00%

Results by countyEdit

County Taft# Taft% Bryan# Bryan% Others# Others% Total votes cast[2]
Belknap 2,916 61.07% 1,692 35.43% 167 3.50% 4,775
Carroll 2,562 60.74% 1,591 37.72% 65 1.54% 4,218
Cheshire 4,160 64.74% 1,917 29.83% 349 5.43% 6,426
Coös 3,294 58.34% 2,216 39.25% 136 2.41% 5,646
Grafton 6,323 62.60% 3,582 35.46% 196 1.94% 10,101
Hillsborough 12,568 57.29% 8,701 39.66% 669 3.05% 21,938
Merrimack 6,932 56.51% 4,846 39.50% 489 3.99% 12,267
Rockingham 6,814 60.34% 4,118 36.47% 361 3.20% 11,293
Strafford 4,822 56.25% 3,523 41.09% 228 2.66% 8,573
Sullivan 2,758 63.21% 1,469 33.67% 136 3.12% 4,363
Total 53,149 59.32% 33,655 37.56% 2,796 3.12% 89,600

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1908 Presidential General Election Results - New Hampshire". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  2. ^ Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote 1896-1932, p. 270 ISBN 9780804716963