1892 United States presidential election in Montana

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1892

November 8, 1892 (1892-11-08) 1896 →
  Benjamin Harrison, head and shoulders bw photo, 1896.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png James B. Weaver 1892.jpg
Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland James Weaver
Party Republican Democratic Populist
Home state Indiana New York Iowa
Running mate Whitelaw Reid Adlai Stevenson James Field
Electoral vote 3 0 0
Popular vote 18,871 17,690 7,338
Percentage 42.44% 39.79% 16.50%

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County results

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1892 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 8, 1892, as part of the 1892 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Montana 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 and over the People's Party (Populists) nominee James B. Weaver. Harrison won Montana by a margin of 2.65 percent.

This was the first time that Montana voted in a national election.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Montana, 1892[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison (incumbent) 18,871 42.44% 3
Democratic Grover Cleveland 17,690 39.79% 0
People's James Weaver 7,338 16.50% 0
Prohibition John Bidwell 562 1.26% 0
Totals 44,461 99.99% 3

Results by county[edit]

County Harrison#[2] Harrison% Cleveland#[2] Cleveland% Weaver#[3] Weaver% Bidwell#[4] Bidwell% Total votes cast
Beaverhead 729 53.33% 463 33.87% 155 11.34% 20 1.46% 1,367
Cascade 1,295 45.22% 1,184 41.34% 337 11.77% 48 1.68% 2,864
Chouteau 788 51.91% 676 44.53% 35 2.31% 19 1.25% 1,518
Custer 680 52.67% 537 41.60% 66 5.11% 8 0.62% 1,291
Dawson 343 53.43% 268 41.74% 23 3.58% 8 1.25% 642
Deer Lodge 1,930 35.47% 2,152 39.55% 1,319 24.24% 40 0.74% 5,441
Fergus 766 55.59% 560 40.64% 31 2.25% 21 1.52% 1,378
Gallatin 998 43.32% 1,144 49.65% 80 3.47% 82 3.56% 2,304
Jefferson 740 38.05% 730 37.53% 447 22.98% 28 1.44% 1,945
Lewis and Clark 2,014 38.14% 2,093 39.64% 1,073 20.32% 100 1.89% 5,280
Madison 762 48.81% 634 40.61% 151 9.67% 14 0.90% 1,561
Meagher 839 44.63% 735 39.10% 292 15.53% 14 0.74% 1,880
Missoula 2,045 39.82% 2,340 45.56% 706 13.75% 45 0.88% 5,136
Park 1,192 49.81% 1,048 43.79% 123 5.14% 30 1.25% 2,393
Silver Bow 3,251 38.58% 2,648 31.43% 2,473 29.35% 54 0.64% 8,426
Yellowstone 479 53.88% 369 41.51% 23 2.59% 18 2.02% 889
Totals 18,851[a] 42.54% 17,581[a] 39.67% 7,334[a] 16.55% 549 1.24% 44,315

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1892 Presidential General Election Results – Montana". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b Géoelections; presidential election of 1892 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for James B. Weaver (xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for John Bidwell (xlsx file for €15)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Small differences exist between these figures and those of Dave Leip.