1896 United States presidential election in Illinois

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Nominee William McKinley William Jennings Bryan
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Nebraska
Running mate Garret Hobart Arthur Sewall
Electoral vote 24 0
Popular vote 607,130 465,613
Percentage 55.66% 42.68%

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County Results

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

William McKinley
Republican

The 1896 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 3, 1896. All contemporary 45 states were part of the 1896 United States presidential election. State voters chose 24 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Illinois was won by the Republican nominees, former Ohio Governor William McKinley and his running mate Garret Hobart of New Jersey.

Results

1896 United States presidential election in Illinois[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican William McKinley 607,130 55.66% 24
Democratic William Jennings Bryan 465,613 42.68% 0
Prohibition Joshua Levering 9,796 0.90% 0
National Democratic John M. Palmer 6,390 0.59% 0
Socialist Labor Charles Matchett 1,147 0.11% 0
National Prohibition Charles Bentley 793 0.07% 0
Totals 1,090,869 100.00% 24
Voter turnout

See also

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References

  1. ^ Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas; Presidential General Election Results – Illinois