1892 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1892

November 8, 1892 1896 →
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Nominee Benjamin Harrison James B. Weaver Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Populist Democratic
Home state Indiana Iowa New York
Running mate Whitelaw Reid James G. Field Adlai Stevenson I
Electoral vote 4 0 0
Popular vote 34,888 26,544 9,081
Percentage 49.48% 37.64% 12.88%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1892 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 8, 1892. All contemporary 44 states were part of the 1892 United States presidential election. South Dakota voters chose four electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

South Dakota was won by the Populist nominees, James B. Weaver of Iowa and his running mate James G. Field of Virginia. Weaver and Field defeated the Republican nominees, incumbent President Benjamin Harrison of Indiana and his running mate Whitelaw Reid of New York. This was the first time South Dakota participated in a presidential election.

Results

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1892[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison (incumbent) 34,888 49.48% 4
People's James Weaver 26,544 37.64% 0
Democratic Grover Cleveland 9,081 12.88% 0
Totals 70,513 100.00% 4
Voter turnout

References

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; Presidential General Election Results – South Dakota

Notes

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