1892 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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1892 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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Nominee Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Adlai Stevenson Whitelaw Reid
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 82,395 77,032
Percentage 50.06% 46.80%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison

Elected President

Grover Cleveland

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

Connecticut voted for the Democratic nominee, former President Grover Cleveland, who was running for a second, non-consecutive term over incumbent President Republican Benjamin Harrison. Cleveland won the state by a narrow margin of 3.26%.


1892 United States presidential election in Connecticut[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Adlai Ewing Stevenson I of Illinois 82,395 50.06% 6 100.00%
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Whitelaw Reid of New York 77,032 46.80% 0 0.00%
Prohibition John Bidwell of California James Cranfill of Texas 4,026 2.45% 0 0.00%
People's James Baird Weaver of Iowa James Gaven Field of Virginia 809 0.49% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Simon Wing of Massachusetts Charles Horatio Matchett of New York 333 0.20% 0 0.00%
Total 164,595 100.00% 6 100.00%


  1. ^ "1892 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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