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1916 United States presidential election in Mississippi

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Harris & Ewing bw photo portrait, 1919 (cropped 3x4).jpg
Governor Charles Evans Hughes (cropped).jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Charles Evans Hughes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Charles W. Fairbanks
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 80,422 4,253
Percentage 92.78% 4.91%

Mississippi Presidential Election Results 1916.svg
County Results

President before election

Woodrow Wilson

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson

The 1916 United States presidential election in Mississippi took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States presidential election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose 10 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Mississippi was won by the Democratic nominees, incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall. They defeated Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes of New York, and his running mate Senator Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana.

Wilson won Mississippi by a landslide margin of 87.87%.


United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1916[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey Thomas Riley Marshall of Indiana 80,422 92.78% 10 100.00%
Republican Charles Evans Hughes of New York Charles Warren Fairbanks of Indiana 4,253 4.91% 0 0.00%
Socialist Allan Louis Benson of New York George Ross Kirkpatrick of New Jersey 1,484 1.71% 0 0.00%
Progressive No candidate of N/A No candidate of N/A 520 0.60% 0 0.00%
Total 86,679 100.00% 10 100.00%


  1. ^ "1916 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 28 October 2020.