1916 United States presidential election in Nebraska

The 1916 United States presidential election in Nebraska took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States presidential election. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1916 United States presidential election in Nebraska

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All 8 Nebraska votes to the Electoral College
  Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Harris & Ewing bw photo portrait, 1919 (cropped 3x4).jpg Governor Charles Evans Hughes (cropped).jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Charles Evans Hughes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Charles W. Fairbanks
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 158,827 117,347
Percentage 55.28% 44.78%

Nebraska Presidential Election Results 1916.svg
County Results

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Nebraska was won by incumbent President Woodrow Wilson (DVirginia), and incumbent Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall, with 55.28% of the popular vote, against former and future Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes (RNew York), running with the 26th vice president of the United States Charles W. Fairbanks, with 40.99% of the popular vote. As of the 2020 presidential election, this is the last occasion when Keya Paha County voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[1][2]

ResultsEdit

Presidential Candidate Running Mate Party Electoral Vote (EV) Popular Vote (PV)
Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey Thomas R. Marshall Democratic 8[3] 158,827 55.28%
Charles Evans Hughes Charles W. Fairbanks Republican 0 117,771 40.99%
Allan L. Benson George Ross Kirkpatrick Socialist 0 7,141 2.49%
Frank Hanly Ira Landrith Prohibition 0 2,952 1.03%
Arthur E. Reimer Caleb Harrison Socialist Labor 0 624 0.22%

Results by countyEdit

County[4] Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Democratic
Charles Evans Hughes
Republican
Allan Louis Benson
Socialist
James Franklin Hanly
Prohibition
Arthur Elmer Reimer
Socialist Labor
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Adams 2,657 54.58% 2,041 41.93% 98 2.01% 64 1.31% 8 0.16% 616 12.65% 4,868
Antelope 1,881 54.52% 1,495 43.33% 32 0.93% 41 1.19% 1 0.03% 386 11.19% 3,450
Arthur 286 64.27% 143 32.13% 9 2.02% 3 0.67% 4 0.90% 143 32.13% 445
Banner 166 50.00% 142 42.77% 17 5.12% 1 0.30% 6 1.81% 24 7.23% 332
Blaine 246 54.42% 184 40.71% 13 2.88% 9 1.99% 0 0.00% 62 13.72% 452
Boone 2,005 60.61% 1,225 37.03% 35 1.06% 36 1.09% 7 0.21% 780 23.58% 3,308
Box Butte 914 58.22% 591 37.64% 28 1.78% 23 1.46% 14 0.89% 323 20.57% 1,570
Boyd 852 49.48% 809 46.98% 47 2.73% 12 0.70% 2 0.12% 43 2.50% 1,722
Brown 901 59.91% 528 35.11% 42 2.79% 17 1.13% 16 1.06% 373 24.80% 1,504
Buffalo 2,877 54.25% 2,216 41.79% 136 2.56% 63 1.19% 11 0.21% 661 12.46% 5,303
Burt 1,425 47.56% 1,508 50.33% 23 0.77% 24 0.80% 16 0.53% -83 -2.77% 2,996
Butler 2,332 66.42% 1,120 31.90% 35 1.00% 21 0.60% 3 0.09% 1,212 34.52% 3,511
Cass 2,595 54.93% 1,927 40.79% 135 2.86% 61 1.29% 6 0.13% 668 14.14% 4,724
Cedar 1,715 49.13% 1,727 49.47% 21 0.60% 26 0.74% 2 0.06% -12 -0.34% 3,491
Chase 551 55.83% 369 37.39% 40 4.05% 21 2.13% 6 0.61% 182 18.44% 987
Cherry 1,734 57.92% 1,091 36.44% 124 4.14% 34 1.14% 11 0.37% 643 21.48% 2,994
Cheyenne 834 56.62% 563 38.22% 41 2.78% 24 1.63% 11 0.75% 271 18.40% 1,473
Clay 1,975 51.69% 1,737 45.46% 69 1.81% 33 0.86% 7 0.18% 238 6.23% 3,821
Colfax 1,628 63.13% 897 34.78% 47 1.82% 6 0.23% 1 0.04% 731 28.34% 2,579
Cuming 1,424 46.86% 1,551 51.04% 51 1.68% 9 0.30% 4 0.13% -127 -4.18% 3,039
Custer 3,609 60.37% 2,047 34.24% 227 3.80% 83 1.39% 12 0.20% 1,562 26.13% 5,978
Dakota 1,032 61.47% 612 36.45% 22 1.31% 10 0.60% 3 0.18% 420 25.01% 1,679
Dawes 1,088 57.11% 751 39.42% 49 2.57% 16 0.84% 1 0.05% 337 17.69% 1,905
Dawson 1,989 56.12% 1,444 40.74% 60 1.69% 42 1.19% 9 0.25% 545 15.38% 3,544
Deuel 340 62.50% 181 33.27% 16 2.94% 4 0.74% 3 0.55% 159 29.23% 544
Dixon 1,350 51.63% 1,208 46.20% 29 1.11% 28 1.07% 0 0.00% 142 5.43% 2,615
Dodge 2,644 49.83% 2,446 46.10% 160 3.02% 50 0.94% 6 0.11% 198 3.73% 5,306
Douglas 24,796 59.84% 14,557 35.13% 1,755 4.24% 294 0.71% 35 0.08% 10,239 24.71% 41,437
Dundy 570 58.34% 347 35.52% 43 4.40% 17 1.74% 0 0.00% 223 22.82% 977
Fillmore 1,911 53.80% 1,561 43.95% 42 1.18% 35 0.99% 3 0.08% 350 9.85% 3,552
Franklin 1,345 53.80% 1,081 43.24% 38 1.52% 26 1.04% 10 0.40% 264 10.56% 2,500
Frontier 1,138 57.65% 736 37.28% 67 3.39% 28 1.42% 5 0.25% 402 20.36% 1,974
Furnas 1,607 55.90% 1,163 40.45% 43 1.50% 53 1.84% 9 0.31% 444 15.44% 2,875
Gage 3,385 48.74% 3,383 48.71% 83 1.20% 74 1.07% 20 0.29% 2 0.03% 6,945
Garden 598 62.55% 306 32.01% 34 3.56% 15 1.57% 3 0.31% 292 30.54% 956
Garfield 426 52.79% 302 37.42% 57 7.06% 11 1.36% 11 1.36% 124 15.37% 807
Gosper 617 56.87% 434 40.00% 20 1.84% 11 1.01% 3 0.28% 183 16.87% 1,085
Grant 241 59.21% 157 38.57% 6 1.47% 3 0.74% 0 0.00% 84 20.64% 407
Greeley 1,289 64.97% 627 31.60% 43 2.17% 17 0.86% 8 0.40% 662 33.37% 1,984
Hall 2,483 47.17% 2,555 48.54% 159 3.02% 61 1.16% 6 0.11% -72 -1.37% 5,264
Hamilton 1,816 54.27% 1,444 43.16% 31 0.93% 49 1.46% 6 0.18% 372 11.12% 3,346
Harlan 1,267 56.94% 834 37.48% 95 4.27% 27 1.21% 2 0.09% 433 19.46% 2,225
Hayes 382 58.14% 219 33.33% 39 5.94% 9 1.37% 8 1.22% 163 24.81% 657
Hitchcock 733 60.93% 435 36.16% 25 2.08% 9 0.75% 1 0.08% 298 24.77% 1,203
Holt 2,213 56.73% 1,568 40.19% 77 1.97% 38 0.97% 5 0.13% 645 16.53% 3,901
Hooker 218 64.50% 109 32.25% 3 0.89% 7 2.07% 1 0.30% 109 32.25% 338
Howard 1,695 68.18% 698 28.08% 54 2.17% 21 0.84% 18 0.72% 997 40.10% 2,486
Jefferson 1,841 47.57% 1,813 46.85% 177 4.57% 38 0.98% 1 0.03% 28 0.72% 3,870
Johnson 1,117 44.26% 1,373 54.40% 14 0.55% 15 0.59% 5 0.20% -256 -10.14% 2,524
Kearney 1,396 62.83% 760 34.20% 46 2.07% 19 0.86% 1 0.05% 636 28.62% 2,222
Keith 544 54.62% 389 39.06% 46 4.62% 11 1.10% 6 0.60% 155 15.56% 996
Keya Paha 401 50.44% 316 39.75% 40 5.03% 13 1.64% 25 3.14% 85 10.69% 795
Kimball 388 59.78% 223 34.36% 20 3.08% 13 2.00% 5 0.77% 165 25.42% 649
Knox 2,329 53.79% 1,910 44.11% 53 1.22% 29 0.67% 9 0.21% 419 9.68% 4,330
Lancaster 9,093 54.49% 7,042 42.20% 314 1.88% 232 1.39% 7 0.04% 2,051 12.29% 16,688
Lincoln 2,192 57.96% 1,309 34.61% 213 5.63% 40 1.06% 28 0.74% 883 23.35% 3,782
Logan 283 57.76% 172 35.10% 25 5.10% 8 1.63% 2 0.41% 111 22.65% 490
Loup 219 50.81% 164 38.05% 36 8.35% 8 1.86% 4 0.93% 55 12.76% 431
Madison 2,358 48.15% 2,428 49.58% 47 0.96% 42 0.86% 22 0.45% -70 -1.43% 4,897
McPherson 184 57.86% 106 33.33% 15 4.72% 9 2.83% 4 1.26% 78 24.53% 318
Merrick 1,349 51.33% 1,178 44.82% 49 1.86% 50 1.90% 2 0.08% 171 6.51% 2,628
Morrill 888 62.18% 470 32.91% 57 3.99% 12 0.84% 1 0.07% 418 29.27% 1,428
Nance 1,165 54.57% 930 43.56% 17 0.80% 18 0.84% 5 0.23% 235 11.01% 2,135
Nemaha 1,658 52.15% 1,438 45.23% 46 1.45% 34 1.07% 3 0.09% 220 6.92% 3,179
Nuckolls 1,732 53.41% 1,411 43.51% 70 2.16% 28 0.86% 2 0.06% 321 9.90% 3,243
Otoe 2,344 51.34% 2,121 46.45% 53 1.16% 40 0.88% 8 0.18% 223 4.88% 4,566
Pawnee 1,171 47.35% 1,228 49.66% 33 1.33% 41 1.66% 0 0.00% -57 -2.30% 2,473
Perkins 397 60.61% 210 32.06% 41 6.26% 5 0.76% 2 0.31% 187 28.55% 655
Phelps 1,425 56.66% 971 38.61% 71 2.82% 42 1.67% 6 0.24% 454 18.05% 2,515
Pierce 1,030 44.96% 1,228 53.60% 15 0.65% 17 0.74% 1 0.04% -198 -8.64% 2,291
Platte 2,412 54.76% 1,918 43.54% 41 0.93% 27 0.61% 7 0.16% 494 11.21% 4,405
Polk 1,600 57.80% 1,060 38.29% 46 1.66% 50 1.81% 12 0.43% 540 19.51% 2,768
Red Willow 1,418 55.20% 977 38.03% 144 5.61% 17 0.66% 13 0.51% 441 17.17% 2,569
Richardson 2,650 54.98% 2,039 42.30% 64 1.33% 66 1.37% 1 0.02% 611 12.68% 4,820
Rock 449 51.08% 375 42.66% 46 5.23% 7 0.80% 2 0.23% 74 8.42% 879
Saline 2,646 63.23% 1,469 35.10% 32 0.76% 27 0.65% 11 0.26% 1,177 28.12% 4,185
Sarpy 1,320 58.46% 885 39.19% 33 1.46% 17 0.75% 3 0.13% 435 19.26% 2,258
Saunders 2,671 55.73% 1,957 40.83% 89 1.86% 66 1.38% 10 0.21% 714 14.90% 4,793
Scotts Bluff 1,587 54.07% 1,144 38.98% 169 5.76% 30 1.02% 5 0.17% 443 15.09% 2,935
Seward 1,797 48.54% 1,855 50.11% 24 0.65% 22 0.59% 4 0.11% -58 -1.57% 3,702
Sheridan 1,158 62.02% 604 32.35% 74 3.96% 27 1.45% 4 0.21% 554 29.67% 1,867
Sherman 1,208 59.57% 706 34.81% 79 3.90% 19 0.94% 16 0.79% 502 24.75% 2,028
Sioux 737 65.34% 344 30.50% 33 2.93% 14 1.24% 0 0.00% 393 34.84% 1,128
Stanton 899 53.64% 736 43.91% 17 1.01% 15 0.89% 9 0.54% 163 9.73% 1,676
Thayer 1,581 45.73% 1,772 51.26% 74 2.14% 30 0.87% 0 0.00% -191 -5.53% 3,457
Thomas 261 48.97% 244 45.78% 18 3.38% 6 1.13% 4 0.75% 17 3.19% 533
Thurston 1,255 62.47% 717 35.69% 26 1.29% 11 0.55% 0 0.00% 538 26.78% 2,009
Valley 1,388 60.22% 840 36.44% 51 2.21% 15 0.65% 11 0.48% 548 23.77% 2,305
Washington 1,555 52.71% 1,297 43.97% 76 2.58% 20 0.68% 2 0.07% 258 8.75% 2,950
Wayne 1,006 44.36% 1,208 53.26% 19 0.84% 29 1.28% 6 0.26% -202 -8.91% 2,268
Webster 1,469 53.01% 1,191 42.98% 61 2.20% 46 1.66% 4 0.14% 278 10.03% 2,771
Wheeler 270 54.66% 163 33.00% 59 11.94% 2 0.40% 0 0.00% 107 21.66% 494
York 2,206 50.70% 2,011 46.22% 48 1.10% 59 1.36% 27 0.62% 195 4.48% 4,351
Totals 158,827 55.28% 117,771 40.99% 7,141 2.49% 2,952 1.03% 624 0.22% 41,056 14.29% 287,315

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp. 250-255 ISBN 0786422173
  2. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  3. ^ "1916 Presidential General Election Results – Nebraska". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.
  4. ^ Nebraska Secretary of State Election Administration; Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board General Election Held November 7th, 1916