1916 United States presidential election in Montana

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1916

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  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Governor Charles Evans Hughes.jpg Allan Louis Benson (1871–1940) circa 1915 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Charles E. Hughes Allan L. Benson
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Home state New Jersey New York New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Charles W. Fairbanks George Ross Kirkpatrick
Electoral vote 4 0 0
Popular vote 101,063 66,750 9,564
Percentage 56.9% 37.6% 5.4%

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County results

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

The 1916 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 7, 1916. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Montana overwhelmingly voted for the Democratic nominee, President Woodrow Wilson, over the Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and former New York Governor Charles Evans Hughes. Wilson won Montana by a large margin of 19.31 percent.

Results[edit]

United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 101,063 56.88% 4
Republican Charles Evans Hughes 66,750 37.57% 0
Socialist Allan Benson 9,564 5.38% 0
Progressive no candidate 302 0.17% 0
Totals 177,679 100.00% 4

Results by county[edit]

Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Democratic
Charles Evans Hughes
Republican
Allan Louis Benson
Socialist
No candidate
Progressive
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Beaverhead 1,463 48.65% 1,455 48.39% 89 2.96% 0 0.00% 8 0.27% 3,007
Big Horn 740 59.01% 497 39.63% 15 1.20% 2 0.16% 243 19.38% 1,254
Blaine 1,261 57.58% 857 39.13% 72 3.29% 0 0.00% 404 18.45% 2,190
Broadwater 1,100 63.00% 584 33.45% 53 3.04% 9 0.52% 516 29.55% 1,746
Carbon 1,926 47.99% 1,708 42.56% 379 9.44% 0 0.00% 218 5.43% 4,013
Cascade 6,612 62.14% 3,253 30.57% 758 7.12% 18 0.17% 3,359 31.57% 10,641
Chouteau 2,738 61.95% 1,486 33.62% 183 4.14% 13 0.29% 1,252 28.33% 4,420
Custer 2,602 59.69% 1,615 37.05% 141 3.23% 1 0.02% 987 22.64% 4,359
Dawson 2,835 55.30% 2,105 41.06% 187 3.65% 0 0.00% 730 14.24% 5,127
Deer Lodge 4,171 67.90% 1,860 30.28% 109 1.77% 3 0.05% 2,311 37.62% 6,143
Fallon 1,845 59.25% 1,169 37.54% 95 3.05% 5 0.16% 676 21.71% 3,114
Fergus 5,749 61.00% 3,290 34.91% 380 4.03% 5 0.05% 2,459 26.09% 9,424
Flathead 2,978 46.34% 2,913 45.33% 520 8.09% 15 0.23% 65 1.01% 6,426
Gallatin 3,661 58.06% 2,527 40.07% 116 1.84% 2 0.03% 1,134 17.98% 6,306
Granite 812 54.90% 574 38.81% 89 6.02% 4 0.27% 238 16.09% 1,479
Hill 3,241 60.17% 1,709 31.73% 428 7.95% 8 0.15% 1,532 28.44% 5,386
Jefferson 1,124 57.82% 712 36.63% 104 5.35% 4 0.21% 412 21.19% 1,944
Lewis and Clark 4,337 54.47% 3,423 42.99% 200 2.51% 2 0.03% 914 11.48% 7,962
Lincoln 1,186 51.95% 807 35.35% 288 12.61% 2 0.09% 379 16.60% 2,283
Madison 1,672 55.40% 1,279 42.38% 67 2.22% 0 0.00% 393 13.02% 3,018
Meagher 1,482 55.15% 1,158 43.10% 46 1.71% 1 0.04% 324 12.06% 2,687
Mineral 781 63.70% 251 20.47% 188 15.33% 6 0.49% 530 43.23% 1,226
Missoula 4,069 53.80% 2,926 38.69% 558 7.38% 10 0.13% 1,143 15.11% 7,563
Musselshell 2,036 50.28% 1,738 42.92% 274 6.77% 1 0.02% 298 7.36% 4,049
Park 2,050 47.57% 1,957 45.42% 297 6.89% 5 0.12% 93 2.16% 4,309
Phillips 1,252 53.16% 999 42.42% 102 4.33% 2 0.08% 253 10.74% 2,355
Powell 1,340 56.73% 939 39.75% 83 3.51% 0 0.00% 401 16.98% 2,362
Prairie 622 52.76% 535 45.38% 22 1.87% 0 0.00% 87 7.38% 1,179
Ravalli 1,967 51.38% 1,623 42.40% 233 6.09% 5 0.13% 344 8.99% 3,828
Richland 1,947 58.12% 1,223 36.51% 180 5.37% 0 0.00% 724 21.61% 3,350
Rosebud 1,608 52.86% 1,337 43.95% 95 3.12% 2 0.07% 271 8.91% 3,042
Sanders 1,178 55.44% 793 37.32% 151 7.11% 3 0.14% 385 18.12% 2,125
Sheridan 3,264 60.86% 1,724 32.15% 371 6.92% 4 0.07% 1,540 28.72% 5,363
Silver Bow 13,084 60.72% 6,757 31.36% 1,563 7.25% 143 0.66% 6,327 29.36% 21,547
Stillwater 1,197 54.78% 918 42.01% 69 3.16% 1 0.05% 279 12.77% 2,185
Sweet Grass 839 47.32% 890 50.20% 44 2.48% 0 0.00% -51 -2.88% 1,773
Teton 2,273 54.47% 1,603 38.41% 292 7.00% 5 0.12% 670 16.06% 4,173
Toole 1,075 54.51% 698 35.40% 195 9.89% 4 0.20% 377 19.12% 1,972
Valley 2,102 61.07% 1,111 32.28% 222 6.45% 7 0.20% 991 28.79% 3,442
Wibaux 585 52.89% 466 42.13% 55 4.97% 0 0.00% 119 10.76% 1,106
Yellowstone 4,259 54.60% 3,281 42.06% 251 3.22% 10 0.13% 978 12.54% 7,801
Totals 101,063 56.88% 66,750 37.57% 9,564 5.38% 302 0.17% 34,313 19.31% 177,679

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Leip. "1916 Presidential General Election Results – Montana". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  2. ^ Montana Secretary of State Elections; ‘Official Vote of the State of Montana at an Election Held November 7th, 1916’