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1916 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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The 1916 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 7, 1916. Wisconsin voters chose thirteen electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election, 1916

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  Governor Charles Evans Hughes.jpg Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Allan Louis Benson (1871–1940) circa 1915 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Charles E. Hughes Woodrow Wilson Allan L. Benson
Party Republican Democratic Socialist
Home state New York New Jersey New York
Running mate Charles W. Fairbanks Thomas R. Marshall George Ross Kirkpatrick
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 220,822 191,363 27,631
Percentage 49.4% 42.8% 6.18%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Republican Party candidate Charles Evans Hughes won the state with 49% of the popular vote, winning Wisconsin's thirteen electoral votes.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1916
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Charles Evans Hughes 220,822 49.39% 13
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 191,363 42.8% 0
Socialist Allan Benson 27,631 6.18% 0
Prohibition James Hanly 7,318 1.64% 0
Totals 447,134 100.0% 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1916 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin". Retrieved August 18, 2016.