1892 United States presidential election in Maine

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United States presidential election in Maine, 1892
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Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Whitelaw Reid Adlai Stevenson
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 62,936 48,049
Percentage 54.05% 41.26%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1892 United States presidential election in Maine took place on November 8, 1892, as part of the 1892 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Maine voted for the Republican nominee, incumbent President Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, former President Grover Cleveland, who was running for a second, non-consecutive term. Harrison won the state by a margin of 12.79%.

With 54.05% of the popular vote, Maine would prove to be Harrison's second strongest victory in terms of percentage of the popular vote after Vermont.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Maine, 1892[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Whitelaw Reid of New York 62,936 54.05% 6 100.00%
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Adlai Ewing Stevenson I of Illinois 48,049 41.26% 0 0.00%
Prohibition John Bidwell of California James Cranfill of Texas 3,066 2.63% 0 0.00%
People's James Baird Weaver of Iowa James Gaven Field of Virginia 2,396 2.05% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 4 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 116,451 100.00% 6 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

Benjamin Harrison[3]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[3]
Democratic
John Bidwell[4]
Prohibition
James Baird Weaver[5]
People’s
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Androscoggin 4,326 52.47% 3,452 41.87% 200 2.43% 266 3.23% 874 10.60% 8,244
Aroostook 2,893 54.18% 1,917 35.90% 505 9.46% 25 0.47% 976 18.28% 5,340
Cumberland 9,165 51.85% 8,050 45.54% 370 2.09% 92 0.52% 1,115 6.31% 17,677
Franklin 1,964 55.50% 1,456 41.14% 83 2.35% 36 1.02% 508 14.35% 3,539
Hancock 3,330 53.65% 2,654 42.76% 81 1.30% 142 2.29% 676 10.89% 6,207
Kennebec 6,165 57.27% 4,094 38.03% 289 2.68% 217 2.02% 2,071 19.24% 10,765
Knox 2,321 46.23% 2,136 42.54% 92 1.83% 472 9.40% 185 3.68% 5,021
Lincoln 2,018 53.44% 1,585 41.98% 101 2.67% 72 1.91% 433 11.47% 3,776
Oxford 3,520 56.12% 2,491 39.72% 149 2.38% 112 1.79% 1,029 16.41% 6,272
Penobscot 6,571 55.78% 4,516 38.33% 358 3.04% 336 2.85% 2,055 17.44% 11,781
Piscataquis 1,909 58.02% 1,249 37.96% 96 2.92% 36 1.09% 660 20.06% 3,290
Sagadahoc 2,265 61.27% 1,278 34.57% 96 2.60% 58 1.57% 987 26.70% 3,697
Somerset 3,777 54.60% 2,872 41.51% 152 2.20% 117 1.69% 905 13.08% 6,918
Waldo 2,503 50.89% 2,151 43.74% 55 1.12% 209 4.25% 352 7.16% 4,918
Washington 3,817 54.79% 2,906 41.71% 174 2.50% 70 1.00% 911 13.08% 6,967
York 6,387 53.20% 5,237 43.62% 261 2.17% 121 1.01% 1,150 9.58% 12,006
Totals 62,931 54.06% 48,044 41.27% 3,062 2.63% 2,381 2.05% 14,887 12.79% 116,418

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1892 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ "1892 Presidential General Election Results - Maine". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b Géoelections; presidential election of 1892 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for James B. Weaver (xlsx file for €15)
  5. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for John Bidwell (xlsx file for €15)