1892 United States presidential election in West Virginia

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United States presidential election in West Virginia, 1892

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  StephenGroverCleveland.png Benjamin Harrison, head and shoulders bw photo, 1896.jpg
Nominee Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Adlai Stevenson I Whitelaw Reid
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 84,467 80,292
Percentage 49.37% 46.93%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison

Elected President

Grover Cleveland

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

West Virginia was won by the Democratic nominees, former President Grover Cleveland of New York and his running mate Adlai Stevenson I of Illinois.


United States presidential election in West Virginia, 1892[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Grover Cleveland 84,467 49.37% 6
Republican Benjamin Harrison (incumbent) 80,292 46.93% 0
Populist James B. Weaver 4,167 2.44% 0
Prohibition John Bidwell 2,153 1.26% 0
Totals 171,079 100.00% 6
Voter turnout


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


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