1916 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1916

← 1912 November 7, 1916 1920 →
  Governor Charles Evans Hughes.jpg Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg
Nominee Charles Evans Hughes Woodrow Wilson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York New Jersey
Running mate Charles W. Fairbanks Thomas R. Marshall
Electoral vote 7 0
Popular vote 106,514 99,786
Percentage 49.80% 46.66%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

The 1916 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose seven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Connecticut was won by the Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes of New York, and his running mate Senator Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana. They defeated Democratic nominees, incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall.

Hughes won Connecticut by a narrow margin of 3.14 percent.

Results

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1916[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Charles Evans Hughes of New York Charles Warren Fairbanks of Indiana 106,514 49.80% 7 100.00%
Democratic Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey Thomas Riley Marshall of Indiana 99,786 46.66% 0 0.00%
Socialist Allan Louis Benson of New York George Ross Kirkpatrick of New Jersey 5,179 2.42% 0 0.00%
Prohibition James Franklin Hanly of Indiana Ira Landrith of Tennessee 1,789 0.84% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Arthur Elmer Reimer of Massachusetts Caleb Harrison of Illinois 606 0.28% 0 0.00%
Total 213,874 100.00% 7 100.00%

Results by town

Charles Evans Hughes
Republican
Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Democratic
Allan Louis Benson
Socialist
James Franklin Hanly
Prohibition
Arthur Elmer Reimer
Socialist Labor
Margin Total votes cast[2]
Town # % # % # % # % # % # % #
Andover 44 57.14% 30 38.96% 0 0.00% 3 3.90% 0 0.00% 14 18.18% 77
Ansonia 1,269 47.03% 1,315 48.74% 93 3.45% 13 0.48% 8 0.30% -46 -1.70% 2,698
Ashford 56 44.44% 66 52.38% 1 0.79% 3 2.38% 0 0.00% -10 -7.94% 126
Avon 159 60.00% 100 37.74% 4 1.51% 2 0.75% 0 0.00% 59 22.26% 265
Barkhamsted 101 55.80% 79 43.65% 1 0.55% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 22 12.15% 181
Beacon Falls 89 61.81% 48 33.33% 7 4.86% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 41 28.47% 144
Berlin 355 53.79% 267 40.45% 26 3.94% 11 1.67% 1 0.15% 88 13.33% 660
Bethany 44 48.35% 45 49.45% 0 0.00% 2 2.20% 0 0.00% -1 -1.10% 91
Bethel 400 54.95% 311 42.72% 8 1.10% 6 0.82% 3 0.41% 89 12.23% 728
Bethlehem 73 63.48% 41 35.65% 0 0.00% 1 0.87% 0 0.00% 32 27.83% 115
Bloomfield 201 47.41% 190 44.81% 7 1.65% 23 5.42% 3 0.71% 11 2.59% 424
Bolton 54 50.94% 48 45.28% 2 1.89% 2 1.89% 0 0.00% 6 5.66% 106
Bozrah 72 35.12% 127 61.95% 3 1.46% 2 0.98% 1 0.49% -55 -26.83% 205
Branford 606 53.25% 485 42.62% 42 3.69% 4 0.35% 1 0.09% 121 10.63% 1,138
Bridgeport 10,031 51.12% 8,837 45.03% 582 2.97% 111 0.57% 63 0.32% 1,194 6.08% 19,624
Bridgewater 40 36.04% 69 62.16% 0 0.00% 2 1.80% 0 0.00% -29 -26.13% 111
Bristol 1,245 47.00% 1,318 49.75% 42 1.59% 44 1.66% 0 0.00% -73 -2.76% 2,649
Brookfield 99 52.66% 85 45.21% 1 0.53% 2 1.06% 1 0.53% 14 7.45% 188
Brooklyn 152 48.56% 157 50.16% 3 0.96% 1 0.32% 0 0.00% -5 -1.60% 313
Burlington 93 54.39% 76 44.44% 1 0.58% 1 0.58% 0 0.00% 17 9.94% 171
Canaan 84 55.63% 63 41.72% 0 0.00% 4 2.65% 0 0.00% 21 13.91% 151
Canterbury 111 58.12% 74 38.74% 0 0.00% 6 3.14% 0 0.00% 37 19.37% 191
Canton 356 58.94% 246 40.73% 1 0.17% 1 0.17% 0 0.00% 110 18.21% 604
Chaplin 46 66.67% 20 28.99% 3 4.35% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 26 37.68% 69
Cheshire 280 63.35% 156 35.29% 1 0.23% 5 1.13% 0 0.00% 124 28.05% 442
Chester 190 61.49% 112 36.25% 5 1.62% 2 0.65% 0 0.00% 78 25.24% 309
Clinton 180 62.50% 101 35.07% 1 0.35% 5 1.74% 1 0.35% 79 27.43% 288
Colchester 234 60.94% 146 38.02% 2 0.52% 2 0.52% 0 0.00% 88 22.92% 384
Colebrook 67 58.26% 47 40.87% 0 0.00% 1 0.87% 0 0.00% 20 17.39% 115
Columbia 86 60.99% 53 37.59% 2 1.42% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 33 23.40% 141
Cornwall 95 39.26% 142 58.68% 0 0.00% 5 2.07% 0 0.00% -47 -19.42% 242
Coventry 199 55.74% 153 42.86% 4 1.12% 1 0.28% 0 0.00% 46 12.89% 357
Cromwell 240 64.00% 129 34.40% 5 1.33% 1 0.27% 0 0.00% 111 29.60% 375
Danbury 2,224 47.44% 2,302 49.10% 117 2.50% 31 0.66% 14 0.30% -78 -1.66% 4,688
Darien 453 63.62% 250 35.11% 7 0.98% 2 0.28% 0 0.00% 203 28.51% 712
Derby 654 40.30% 908 55.95% 57 3.51% 0 0.00% 4 0.25% -254 -15.65% 1,623
Durham 117 49.16% 120 50.42% 0 0.00% 1 0.42% 0 0.00% -3 -1.26% 238
East Granby 125 59.24% 84 39.81% 1 0.47% 1 0.47% 0 0.00% 41 19.43% 211
East Haddam 232 63.74% 125 34.34% 1 0.27% 5 1.37% 1 0.27% 107 29.40% 364
East Hampton 278 45.57% 293 48.03% 21 3.44% 16 2.62% 2 0.33% -15 -2.46% 610
East Hartford 838 40.60% 1,142 55.33% 50 2.42% 23 1.11% 11 0.53% -304 -14.73% 2,064
East Haven 273 57.35% 182 38.24% 16 3.36% 3 0.63% 2 0.42% 91 19.12% 476
East Lyme 228 54.42% 182 43.44% 1 0.24% 7 1.67% 1 0.24% 46 10.98% 419
East Windsor 403 60.06% 237 35.32% 25 3.73% 5 0.75% 1 0.15% 166 24.74% 671
Eastford 60 56.60% 45 42.45% 0 0.00% 1 0.94% 0 0.00% 15 14.15% 106
Easton 99 50.00% 98 49.49% 1 0.51% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.51% 198
Ellington 210 48.95% 198 46.15% 15 3.50% 4 0.93% 2 0.47% 12 2.80% 429
Enfield 936 56.45% 693 41.80% 7 0.42% 19 1.15% 3 0.18% 243 14.66% 1,658
Essex 371 57.43% 264 40.87% 4 0.62% 7 1.08% 0 0.00% 107 16.56% 646
Fairfield 633 55.19% 482 42.02% 13 1.13% 16 1.39% 3 0.26% 151 13.16% 1,147
Farmington 383 50.80% 358 47.48% 6 0.80% 6 0.80% 1 0.13% 25 3.32% 754
Franklin 77 70.00% 31 28.18% 0 0.00% 2 1.82% 0 0.00% 46 41.82% 110
Glastonbury 429 47.61% 454 50.39% 11 1.22% 6 0.67% 1 0.11% -25 -2.77% 901
Goshen 90 61.22% 55 37.41% 0 0.00% 2 1.36% 0 0.00% 35 23.81% 147
Granby 162 58.48% 105 37.91% 1 0.36% 9 3.25% 0 0.00% 57 20.58% 277
Greenwich 1,815 60.56% 1,130 37.70% 41 1.37% 6 0.20% 5 0.17% 685 22.86% 2,997
Griswold 304 45.65% 357 53.60% 4 0.60% 1 0.15% 0 0.00% -53 -7.96% 666
Groton 645 46.37% 692 49.75% 22 1.58% 31 2.23% 1 0.07% -47 -3.38% 1,391
Guilford 370 57.19% 234 36.17% 2 0.31% 39 6.03% 2 0.31% 136 21.02% 647
Haddam 229 53.26% 195 45.35% 2 0.47% 4 0.93% 0 0.00% 34 7.91% 430
Hamden 682 55.13% 495 40.02% 36 2.91% 9 0.73% 15 1.21% 187 15.12% 1,237
Hampton 95 67.86% 43 30.71% 1 0.71% 1 0.71% 0 0.00% 52 37.14% 140
Hartford 8,375 40.61% 11,357 55.07% 602 2.92% 215 1.04% 74 0.36% -2,982 -14.46% 20,623
Hartland 59 59.00% 38 38.00% 1 1.00% 2 2.00% 0 0.00% 21 21.00% 100
Harwinton 126 68.48% 55 29.89% 2 1.09% 1 0.54% 0 0.00% 71 38.59% 184
Hebron 102 63.75% 56 35.00% 2 1.25% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 46 28.75% 160
Huntington 729 55.44% 512 38.94% 58 4.41% 12 0.91% 4 0.30% 217 16.50% 1,315
Kent 133 55.88% 105 44.12% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 28 11.76% 238
Killingly 705 54.57% 565 43.73% 7 0.54% 15 1.16% 0 0.00% 140 10.84% 1,292
Killingworth 69 61.06% 37 32.74% 6 5.31% 1 0.88% 0 0.00% 32 28.32% 113
Lebanon 149 71.63% 54 25.96% 0 0.00% 5 2.40% 0 0.00% 95 45.67% 208
Ledyard 90 56.96% 65 41.14% 3 1.90% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 25 15.82% 158
Lisbon 92 58.97% 53 33.97% 9 5.77% 0 0.00% 2 1.28% 39 25.00% 156
Litchfield 346 47.79% 366 50.55% 3 0.41% 7 0.97% 2 0.28% -20 -2.76% 724
Lyme 84 52.83% 67 42.14% 3 1.89% 5 3.14% 0 0.00% 17 10.69% 159
Madison 272 73.51% 88 23.78% 2 0.54% 7 1.89% 1 0.27% 184 49.73% 370
Manchester 1,224 48.53% 1,040 41.24% 115 4.56% 117 4.64% 26 1.03% 184 7.30% 2,522
Mansfield 245 63.14% 132 34.02% 2 0.52% 9 2.32% 0 0.00% 113 29.12% 388
Marlborough 45 58.44% 31 40.26% 1 1.30% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 14 18.18% 77
Meriden 3,368 49.34% 3,239 47.45% 145 2.12% 51 0.75% 23 0.34% 129 1.89% 6,826
Middlebury 86 59.72% 51 35.42% 3 2.08% 4 2.78% 0 0.00% 35 24.31% 144
Middlefield 117 73.13% 42 26.25% 0 0.00% 1 0.63% 0 0.00% 75 46.88% 160
Middletown 1,548 48.34% 1,591 49.69% 44 1.37% 13 0.41% 6 0.19% -43 -1.34% 3,202
Milford 885 56.69% 639 40.94% 23 1.47% 10 0.64% 4 0.26% 246 15.76% 1,561
Monroe 135 60.81% 86 38.74% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.45% 49 22.07% 222
Montville 247 53.58% 205 44.47% 4 0.87% 3 0.65% 2 0.43% 42 9.11% 461
Morris 57 46.34% 66 53.66% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -9 -7.32% 123
Naugatuck 861 39.97% 1,159 53.81% 121 5.62% 8 0.37% 5 0.23% -298 -13.83% 2,154
New Britain 3,770 50.81% 3,295 44.41% 227 3.06% 96 1.29% 32 0.43% 475 6.40% 7,420
New Canaan 490 65.07% 254 33.73% 5 0.66% 3 0.40% 1 0.13% 236 31.34% 753
New Fairfield 81 62.31% 47 36.15% 2 1.54% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 34 26.15% 130
New Hartford 231 55.66% 181 43.61% 2 0.48% 1 0.24% 0 0.00% 50 12.05% 415
New Haven 11,151 45.41% 12,195 49.66% 1,008 4.10% 116 0.47% 86 0.35% -1,044 -4.25% 24,556
New London 1,653 42.31% 2,164 55.39% 35 0.90% 50 1.28% 5 0.13% -511 -13.08% 3,907
New Milford 516 47.69% 541 50.00% 8 0.74% 15 1.39% 2 0.18% -25 -2.31% 1,082
Newington 168 52.34% 139 43.30% 7 2.18% 7 2.18% 0 0.00% 29 9.03% 321
Newtown 316 45.86% 369 53.56% 2 0.29% 2 0.29% 0 0.00% -53 -7.69% 689
Norfolk 164 45.68% 194 54.04% 1 0.28% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -30 -8.36% 359
North Branford 116 62.37% 70 37.63% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 46 24.73% 186
North Canaan 226 51.60% 211 48.17% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.23% 15 3.42% 438
North Haven 299 68.58% 124 28.44% 4 0.92% 6 1.38% 3 0.69% 175 40.14% 436
North Stonington 130 49.62% 128 48.85% 2 0.76% 2 0.76% 0 0.00% 2 0.76% 262
Norwalk 2,797 59.18% 1,830 38.72% 51 1.08% 35 0.74% 13 0.28% 967 20.46% 4,726
Norwich 2,398 49.89% 2,291 47.66% 77 1.60% 27 0.56% 14 0.29% 107 2.23% 4,807
Old Lyme 144 51.80% 128 46.04% 2 0.72% 3 1.08% 1 0.36% 16 5.76% 278
Old Saybrook 181 61.15% 113 38.18% 1 0.34% 1 0.34% 0 0.00% 68 22.97% 296
Orange 1,439 51.39% 1,234 44.07% 87 3.11% 20 0.71% 20 0.71% 205 7.32% 2,800
Oxford 115 59.28% 74 38.14% 3 1.55% 2 1.03% 0 0.00% 41 21.13% 194
Plainfield 472 50.05% 454 48.14% 12 1.27% 4 0.42% 1 0.11% 18 1.91% 943
Plainville 386 54.14% 296 41.51% 21 2.95% 8 1.12% 2 0.28% 90 12.62% 713
Plymouth 342 45.66% 348 46.46% 47 6.28% 7 0.93% 5 0.67% -6 -0.80% 749
Pomfret 204 59.13% 134 38.84% 2 0.58% 5 1.45% 0 0.00% 70 20.29% 345
Portland 421 52.17% 381 47.21% 3 0.37% 1 0.12% 1 0.12% 40 4.96% 807
Preston 165 61.34% 101 37.55% 0 0.00% 3 1.12% 0 0.00% 64 23.79% 269
Prospect 66 75.00% 19 21.59% 3 3.41% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 47 53.41% 88
Putnam 640 51.82% 581 47.04% 9 0.73% 5 0.40% 0 0.00% 59 4.78% 1,235
Redding 186 51.38% 171 47.24% 3 0.83% 2 0.55% 0 0.00% 15 4.14% 362
Ridgefield 345 59.59% 229 39.55% 4 0.69% 1 0.17% 0 0.00% 116 20.03% 579
Rocky Hill 142 55.47% 109 42.58% 3 1.17% 2 0.78% 0 0.00% 33 12.89% 256
Roxbury 77 49.04% 79 50.32% 1 0.64% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -2 -1.27% 157
Salem 54 63.53% 30 35.29% 1 1.18% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 24 28.24% 85
Salisbury 360 58.92% 249 40.75% 0 0.00% 2 0.33% 0 0.00% 111 18.17% 611
Saybrook 241 54.04% 194 43.50% 7 1.57% 4 0.90% 0 0.00% 47 10.54% 446
Scotland 68 64.76% 35 33.33% 0 0.00% 2 1.90% 0 0.00% 33 31.43% 105
Seymour 586 61.62% 336 35.33% 12 1.26% 17 1.79% 0 0.00% 250 26.29% 951
Sharon 243 62.47% 145 37.28% 0 0.00% 1 0.26% 0 0.00% 98 25.19% 389
Sherman 66 61.11% 41 37.96% 1 0.93% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 25 23.15% 108
Simsbury 280 51.00% 256 46.63% 6 1.09% 7 1.28% 0 0.00% 24 4.37% 549
Somers 148 59.44% 97 38.96% 3 1.20% 1 0.40% 0 0.00% 51 20.48% 249
South Windsor 207 53.35% 169 43.56% 2 0.52% 10 2.58% 0 0.00% 38 9.79% 388
Southbury 146 53.68% 126 46.32% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 20 7.35% 272
Southington 691 52.55% 590 44.87% 25 1.90% 8 0.61% 1 0.08% 101 7.68% 1,315
Sprague 155 38.75% 234 58.50% 6 1.50% 3 0.75% 2 0.50% -79 -19.75% 400
Stafford 431 50.47% 397 46.49% 17 1.99% 8 0.94% 1 0.12% 34 3.98% 854
Stamford 3,206 54.95% 2,517 43.14% 93 1.59% 8 0.14% 10 0.17% 689 11.81% 5,834
Sterling 88 36.51% 152 63.07% 1 0.41% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -64 -26.56% 241
Stonington 977 50.54% 855 44.23% 67 3.47% 24 1.24% 10 0.52% 122 6.31% 1,933
Stratford 813 53.98% 619 41.10% 59 3.92% 12 0.80% 3 0.20% 194 12.88% 1,506
Suffield 479 61.97% 289 37.39% 0 0.00% 4 0.52% 1 0.13% 190 24.58% 773
Thomaston 404 54.97% 314 42.72% 12 1.63% 5 0.68% 0 0.00% 90 12.24% 735
Thompson 311 55.83% 235 42.19% 5 0.90% 4 0.72% 2 0.36% 76 13.64% 557
Tolland 83 41.50% 107 53.50% 3 1.50% 3 1.50% 4 2.00% -24 -12.00% 200
Torrington 1,741 53.70% 1,402 43.24% 67 2.07% 24 0.74% 8 0.25% 339 10.46% 3,242
Trumbull 221 53.64% 185 44.90% 4 0.97% 2 0.49% 0 0.00% 36 8.74% 412
Union 52 69.33% 23 30.67% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 29 38.67% 75
Vernon 953 52.54% 705 38.86% 130 7.17% 11 0.61% 15 0.83% 248 13.67% 1,814
Voluntown 94 62.25% 55 36.42% 2 1.32% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 39 25.83% 151
Wallingford 1,045 47.89% 1,045 47.89% 60 2.75% 22 1.01% 10 0.46% 0 0.00% 2,182
Warren 38 44.19% 45 52.33% 1 1.16% 2 2.33% 0 0.00% -7 -8.14% 86
Washington 231 60.31% 150 39.16% 0 0.00% 2 0.52% 0 0.00% 81 21.15% 383
Waterbury 5,298 44.86% 6,066 51.37% 373 3.16% 42 0.36% 30 0.25% -768 -6.50% 11,809
Waterford 291 43.76% 357 53.68% 9 1.35% 7 1.05% 1 0.15% -66 -9.92% 665
Watertown 443 64.86% 229 33.53% 8 1.17% 3 0.44% 0 0.00% 214 31.33% 683
West Hartford 752 59.78% 448 35.61% 25 1.99% 27 2.15% 6 0.48% 304 24.17% 1,258
Westbrook 110 59.78% 68 36.96% 2 1.09% 3 1.63% 1 0.54% 42 22.83% 184
Weston 104 56.52% 78 42.39% 1 0.54% 1 0.54% 0 0.00% 26 14.13% 184
Westport 504 62.30% 290 35.85% 11 1.36% 2 0.25% 2 0.25% 214 26.45% 809
Wethersfield 301 53.18% 253 44.70% 10 1.77% 0 0.00% 2 0.35% 48 8.48% 566
Willington 151 79.47% 33 17.37% 3 1.58% 3 1.58% 0 0.00% 118 62.11% 190
Wilton 215 58.74% 150 40.98% 0 0.00% 1 0.27% 0 0.00% 65 17.76% 366
Winchester 861 48.40% 899 50.53% 9 0.51% 9 0.51% 1 0.06% -38 -2.14% 1,779
Windham 1,023 45.83% 1,152 51.61% 22 0.99% 32 1.43% 3 0.13% -129 -5.78% 2,232
Windsor 465 50.49% 410 44.52% 15 1.63% 27 2.93% 4 0.43% 55 5.97% 921
Windsor Locks 236 36.09% 408 62.39% 5 0.76% 4 0.61% 1 0.15% -172 -26.30% 654
Wolcott 75 69.44% 33 30.56% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 42 38.89% 108
Woodbridge 100 65.36% 50 32.68% 1 0.65% 2 1.31% 0 0.00% 50 32.68% 153
Woodbury 199 63.78% 108 34.62% 1 0.32% 4 1.28% 0 0.00% 91 29.17% 312
Woodstock 228 71.70% 84 26.42% 3 0.94% 3 0.94% 0 0.00% 144 45.28% 318
Totals 106,514 49.80% 99,786 46.66% 5,179 2.42% 1,789 0.84% 606 0.28% 6,728 3.15% 213,874

References

  1. ^ "1916 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  2. ^ Connecticut Secretary of State; Connecticut Register and Manual (1917), pp. 481-489
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