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1888 United States presidential election in Indiana

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Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 15 0
Popular vote 263,361 261,013
Percentage 49.05% 48.61%

County Results

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

The 1888 United States presidential election in Indiana took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose 15 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Indiana voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won his home state by a narrow margin of 0.44%.

Results

1888 United States presidential election in Indiana[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 263,361 49.05% 4 100.00%
Democratic Stephen Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of Ohio 261,013 48.61% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 9,881 1.84% 0 0.00%
Labor Alson Streeter of Illinois Charles E. Cunningham of Arkansas 2,694 0.50% 0 0.00%
Total 536,949 100.00% 15 100.00%

Results by county

1888 United States presidential election in Indiana by county
County Benjamin Harrison[2]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[2]
Democratic
Clinton Bowen Fisk[3]
Prohibition
Alson Jenness Streeter[3]
Union Labor
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # %
Adams 1,277 29.27% 2,936 67.29% 141 3.23% 9 0.21% -1,659 -38.02% 4,363
Allen 5,455 35.41% 9,692 62.92% 162 1.05% 95 0.62% -4,237 -27.51% 15,404
Bartholomew 2,742 46.27% 3,109 52.46% 69 1.16% 6 0.10% -367 -6.19% 5,926
Benton 1,626 52.18% 1,425 45.73% 62 1.99% 3 0.10% 201 6.45% 3,116
Blackford 1,141 46.57% 1,232 50.29% 59 2.41% 18 0.73% -91 -3.71% 2,450
Boone 3,441 48.95% 3,324 47.29% 104 1.48% 160 2.28% 117 1.66% 7,029
Brown 661 29.08% 1,538 67.66% 63 2.77% 11 0.48% -877 -38.58% 2,273
Carroll 2,607 48.96% 2,560 48.08% 130 2.44% 28 0.53% 47 0.88% 5,325
Cass 3,822 46.34% 4,221 51.18% 162 1.96% 43 0.52% -399 -4.84% 8,248
Clark 3,206 45.52% 3,788 53.78% 46 0.65% 3 0.04% -582 -8.26% 7,043
Clay 3,711 48.12% 3,773 48.92% 130 1.69% 98 1.27% -62 -0.80% 7,712
Clinton 3,519 50.50% 3,278 47.04% 137 1.97% 34 0.49% 241 3.46% 6,968
Crawford 1,445 46.54% 1,628 52.43% 22 0.71% 10 0.32% -183 -5.89% 3,105
Daviess 2,691 49.60% 2,689 49.57% 6 0.11% 39 0.72% 2 0.04% 5,425
De Kalb 2,879 46.28% 3,160 50.80% 141 2.27% 41 0.66% -281 -4.52% 6,221
Dearborn 2,648 42.25% 3,531 56.33% 57 0.91% 32 0.51% -883 -14.09% 6,268
Decatur 2,663 51.86% 2,400 46.74% 67 1.30% 5 0.10% 263 5.12% 5,135
Delaware 4,227 62.23% 2,368 34.86% 181 2.66% 17 0.25% 1,859 27.37% 6,793
Dubois 1,220 28.88% 2,986 70.67% 17 0.40% 2 0.05% -1,766 -41.80% 4,225
Elkhart 4,955 50.62% 4,464 45.60% 323 3.30% 47 0.48% 491 5.02% 9,789
Fayette 1,953 56.64% 1,471 42.66% 24 0.70% 0 0.00% 482 13.98% 3,448
Floyd 2,947 42.88% 3,824 55.65% 86 1.25% 15 0.22% -877 -12.76% 6,872
Fountain 2,608 49.41% 2,525 47.84% 31 0.59% 114 2.16% 83 1.57% 5,278
Franklin 1,712 37.05% 2,872 62.15% 37 0.80% 0 0.00% -1,160 -25.10% 4,621
Fulton 2,053 47.78% 2,163 50.34% 77 1.79% 4 0.09% -110 -2.56% 4,297
Gibson 2,953 49.74% 2,721 45.83% 238 4.01% 25 0.42% 232 3.91% 5,937
Grant 3,929 53.87% 2,990 41.00% 373 5.11% 1 0.01% 939 12.88% 7,293
Greene 2,934 51.96% 2,659 47.09% 36 0.64% 18 0.32% 275 4.87% 5,647
Hamilton 3,599 56.04% 2,412 37.56% 390 6.07% 21 0.33% 1,187 18.48% 6,422
Hancock 1,986 44.68% 2,376 53.45% 75 1.69% 8 0.18% -390 -8.77% 4,445
Harrison 2,133 44.76% 2,529 53.07% 26 0.55% 77 1.62% -396 -8.31% 4,765
Hendricks 3,297 58.62% 2,083 37.04% 241 4.29% 3 0.05% 1,214 21.59% 5,624
Henry 3,849 60.07% 2,277 35.53% 231 3.60% 51 0.80% 1,572 24.53% 6,408
Howard 3,604 58.87% 2,202 35.97% 227 3.71% 89 1.45% 1,402 22.90% 6,122
Huntington 3,559 49.23% 3,481 48.15% 186 2.57% 3 0.04% 78 1.08% 7,229
Jackson 2,263 40.89% 3,235 58.45% 19 0.34% 18 0.33% -972 -17.56% 5,535
Jasper 1,604 59.30% 1,003 37.08% 78 2.88% 20 0.74% 601 22.22% 2,705
Jay 2,811 48.42% 2,741 47.21% 182 3.13% 72 1.24% 70 1.21% 5,806
Jefferson 3,321 54.87% 2,700 44.61% 31 0.51% 0 0.00% 621 10.26% 6,052
Jennings 2,057 55.55% 1,598 43.15% 25 0.68% 23 0.62% 459 12.40% 3,703
Johnson 2,168 43.45% 2,594 51.98% 66 1.32% 162 3.25% -426 -8.54% 4,990
Knox 2,922 43.57% 3,621 53.99% 161 2.40% 3 0.04% -699 -10.42% 6,707
Kosciusko 4,147 55.85% 3,081 41.49% 191 2.57% 6 0.08% 1,066 14.36% 7,425
La Porte 3,722 44.11% 4,607 54.60% 93 1.10% 16 0.19% -885 -10.49% 8,438
Lagrange 2,262 57.32% 1,516 38.42% 133 3.37% 35 0.89% 746 18.91% 3,946
Lake 2,543 54.21% 2,068 44.08% 77 1.64% 3 0.06% 475 10.13% 4,691
Lawrence 2,256 55.36% 1,814 44.52% 0 0.00% 5 0.12% 442 10.85% 4,075
Madison 3,436 45.26% 3,928 51.74% 199 2.62% 29 0.38% -492 -6.48% 7,592
Marion 17,139 48.82% 17,515 49.89% 399 1.14% 57 0.16% -376 -1.07% 35,110
Marshall 2,582 43.69% 3,188 53.94% 103 1.74% 37 0.63% -606 -10.25% 5,910
Martin 1,391 46.99% 1,558 52.64% 8 0.27% 3 0.10% -167 -5.64% 2,960
Miami 3,042 45.30% 3,492 52.00% 145 2.16% 36 0.54% -450 -6.70% 6,715
Monroe 2,054 51.50% 1,815 45.51% 84 2.11% 35 0.88% 239 5.99% 3,988
Montgomery 4,011 50.83% 3,763 47.69% 88 1.12% 29 0.37% 248 3.14% 7,891
Morgan 2,500 53.58% 2,077 44.51% 76 1.63% 13 0.28% 423 9.07% 4,666
Newton 1,283 57.66% 860 38.65% 68 3.06% 14 0.63% 423 19.01% 2,225
Noble 3,026 49.16% 2,979 48.39% 137 2.23% 14 0.23% 47 0.76% 6,156
Ohio 726 55.25% 585 44.52% 2 0.15% 1 0.08% 141 10.73% 1,314
Orange 1,779 51.67% 1,654 48.04% 10 0.29% 0 0.00% 125 3.63% 3,443
Owen 1,632 45.08% 1,918 52.98% 70 1.93% 0 0.00% -286 -7.90% 3,620
Parke 2,764 53.28% 2,159 41.62% 178 3.43% 87 1.68% 605 11.66% 5,188
Perry 1,974 49.54% 2,007 50.36% 3 0.08% 1 0.03% -33 -0.83% 3,985
Pike 2,197 50.02% 2,098 47.77% 19 0.43% 78 1.78% 99 2.25% 4,392
Porter 2,427 52.82% 2,018 43.92% 143 3.11% 7 0.15% 409 8.90% 4,595
Posey 2,369 45.70% 2,684 51.77% 99 1.91% 32 0.62% -315 -6.08% 5,184
Pulaski 1,223 44.95% 1,446 53.14% 37 1.36% 15 0.55% -223 -8.20% 2,721
Putnam 2,570 45.12% 3,016 52.95% 96 1.69% 14 0.25% -446 -7.83% 5,696
Randolph 4,629 65.11% 2,256 31.73% 180 2.53% 45 0.63% 2,373 33.38% 7,110
Ripley 2,404 49.77% 2,381 49.30% 40 0.83% 5 0.10% 23 0.48% 4,830
Rush 2,713 52.46% 2,292 44.32% 146 2.82% 21 0.41% 421 8.14% 5,172
Scott 743 41.28% 1,030 57.22% 27 1.50% 0 0.00% -287 -15.94% 1,800
Shelby 2,877 44.41% 3,409 52.62% 180 2.78% 12 0.19% -532 -8.21% 6,478
Spencer 2,733 50.22% 2,685 49.34% 20 0.37% 4 0.07% 48 0.88% 5,442
St. Joseph 4,929 47.40% 5,257 50.56% 198 1.90% 14 0.13% -328 -3.15% 10,398
Starke 834 47.23% 904 51.19% 26 1.47% 2 0.11% -70 -3.96% 1,766
Steuben 2,352 61.12% 1,348 35.03% 118 3.07% 30 0.78% 1,004 26.09% 3,848
Sullivan 1,902 35.56% 3,382 63.24% 38 0.71% 26 0.49% -1,480 -27.67% 5,348
Switzerland 1,560 47.87% 1,637 50.23% 5 0.15% 57 1.75% -77 -2.36% 3,259
Tippecanoe 5,072 53.39% 4,281 45.06% 120 1.26% 27 0.28% 791 8.33% 9,500
Tipton 2,042 44.90% 2,370 52.11% 112 2.46% 24 0.53% -328 -7.21% 4,548
Union 1,108 54.74% 868 42.89% 42 2.08% 6 0.30% 240 11.86% 2,024
Vanderburgh 6,027 50.23% 5,889 49.08% 65 0.54% 17 0.14% 138 1.15% 11,998
Vermillion 1,730 52.36% 1,438 43.52% 49 1.48% 87 2.63% 292 8.84% 3,304
Vigo 6,273 49.84% 6,102 48.48% 52 0.41% 160 1.27% 171 1.36% 12,587
Wabash 3,986 58.41% 2,555 37.44% 261 3.82% 22 0.32% 1,431 20.97% 6,824
Warren 1,847 63.32% 1,017 34.86% 38 1.30% 15 0.51% 830 28.45% 2,917
Warrick 2,361 47.05% 2,557 50.96% 62 1.24% 38 0.76% -196 -3.91% 5,018
Washington 1,847 43.39% 2,389 56.12% 13 0.31% 8 0.19% -542 -12.73% 4,257
Wayne 6,138 60.90% 3,653 36.25% 267 2.65% 20 0.20% 2,485 24.66% 10,078
Wells 1,926 37.17% 2,942 56.77% 286 5.52% 28 0.54% -1,016 -19.61% 5,182
White 1,942 48.01% 2,017 49.86% 69 1.71% 17 0.42% -75 -1.85% 4,045
Whitley 2,133 46.18% 2,325 50.34% 148 3.20% 13 0.28% -192 -4.16% 4,619
Totals 263,361 49.04% 261,009 48.60% 9,939 1.85% 2,693 0.50% 2,352 0.44% 537,002

See also

Notes

References

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