1912 United States presidential election in Mississippi

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United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1912

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  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Theodore Roosevelt-Pach.jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Theodore Roosevelt
Party Democratic Progressive
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Hiram Johnson
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 57,324 3,549
Percentage 88.90% 5.50%

President before election

William Howard Taft
Republican

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

The 1912 United States presidential election in Mississippi took place on November 5, 1912, as part of the 1912 United States presidential election. Mississippi voters chose seven representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Mississippi was won by the Princeton University President Woodrow Wilson (DVirginia), running with governor of Indiana Thomas R. Marshall, with 88.90% of the popular vote against the 26th president of the United States Theodore Roosevelt (PNew York), running with governor of California Hiram Johnson, with 5.50% of the popular vote.[1]

Mississippi was one of the states in the 1912 United States presidential election where the sitting U.S. president William Howard Taft came in fourth place due to the hatred of the Republican Party in the south.

Results

United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1912[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 57,324 88.90%
Progressive Theodore Roosevelt 3,549 5.50%
Socialist Eugene V. Debs 2,050 3.18%
Republican William Howard Taft 1,560 2.42%
Total votes 64,483 100%

References

  1. ^ "1912 Presidential Election Results Mississippi".
  2. ^ "1912 Presidential Election Results Mississippi".
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