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1908 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

The 1908 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 3, 1908. Wisconsin voters chose thirteen electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election, 1908

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Nominee William Howard Taft William Jennings Bryan Eugene V. Debs
Party Republican Democratic Social Democratic
Home state Ohio Nebraska Indiana
Running mate James S. Sherman John W. Kern Benjamin Hanford
Electoral vote 13 0 0
Popular vote 247,747 166,662 28,147
Percentage 54.52% 36.67% 6.19%

President before election

Theodore Roosevelt
Republican

Elected President

William Howard Taft
Republican

Republican Party candidate William Howard Taft won the state with 55% of the popular vote, winning Wisconsin's thirteen electoral votes.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1908
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican William Howard Taft 247,747 54.52% 13
Democratic William Jennings Bryan 166,662 36.67% 0
Social Democratic Eugene V. Debs 28,147 6.19% 0
Prohibition Eugene Chafin 11,565 2.54% 0
Totals 454,121 100.0% 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1908 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin". Retrieved August 18, 2016.