United States presidential election in Maine, 1888

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United States presidential election in Maine, 1888

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  Pach Brothers - Benjamin Harrison.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png
Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 73,730 50,472
Percentage 57.49% 39.35%

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

The 1888 United States presidential election in Maine took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Maine voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won the state by a margin of 18.14 percent.

Results

United States presidential election in Maine, 1888[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 73,730 57.49% 6 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 50,472 39.35% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 2,691 2.10% 0 0.00%
Labor Alson Streeter of Illinois Charles E. Cunningham of Arkansas 1,344 1.05% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 16 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 128,253 100.00% 6 100.00%

Results by county

Benjamin Harrison[2]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[2]
Democratic
Clinton Bowen Fisk[3]
Prohibition
Alson Jenness Streeter[3]
Labor
Various candidates[3]
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % # % #
Androscoggin 4,893 54.99% 3,585 40.29% 219 2.46% 201 2.26% 1,308 14.70% 8,898
Aroostook 3,365 60.73% 1,808 32.63% 360 6.50% 8 0.14% 1,557 28.10% 5,541
Cumberland 9,880 53.80% 7,975 43.43% 458 2.49% 50 0.27% 1,905 10.37% 18,363
Franklin 2,485 60.95% 1,518 37.23% 53 1.30% 21 0.52% 967 23.72% 4,077
Hancock 4,160 58.94% 2,772 39.27% 57 0.81% 69 0.98% 1,388 19.67% 7,058
Kennebec 7,453 62.46% 4,139 34.69% 221 1.85% 119 1.00% 3,314 27.77% 11,932
Knox 2,965 52.28% 2,290 40.38% 99 1.75% 317 5.59% 675 11.90% 5,671
Lincoln 2,436 56.25% 1,801 41.58% 84 1.94% 10 0.23% 635 14.66% 4,331
Oxford 4,349 57.82% 2,951 39.24% 141 1.87% 80 1.06% 1,398 18.59% 7,521
Penobscot 7,873 57.97% 5,292 38.97% 338 2.49% 77 0.57% 2,581 19.01% 13,580
Piscataquis 2,091 60.35% 1,297 37.43% 77 2.22% 0 0.00% 794 22.91% 3,465
Sagadahoc 2,536 63.24% 1,246 31.07% 116 2.89% 112 2.79% 1,290 32.17% 4,010
Somerset 4,572 60.32% 2,851 37.61% 97 1.28% 60 0.79% 1,721 22.70% 7,580
Waldo 3,123 54.00% 2,504 43.30% 81 1.40% 75 1.30% 619 10.70% 5,783
Washington 4,298 58.89% 2,876 39.41% 40 0.55% 84 1.15% 1,422 19.48% 7,298
York 7,255 55.20% 5,576 42.43% 250 1.90% 61 0.46% 1,679 12.78% 13,142
73,734 57.49% 50,481 39.36% 2,691 2.10% 1,344 1.05% 16[a] 0.01% 23,253 18.13% 128,250

Notes

  1. ^ These sixteen scattered votes were not reported by county but only as a statewide total

References

  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Maine". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1888 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ a b c Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton Fisk (xlsx file for €15)
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