United States presidential election in California, 1888

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United States presidential election in California, 1888
California
← 1884 November 6, 1888 1892 →
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Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 124,816 117,729
Percentage 49.66% 46.84%

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

In the 1888 United States presidential election, California narrowly voted for the Republican challenger, former Indiana United States Senate Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic incumbent, Grover Cleveland.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1888[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison 124,816 49.66% 8
Democratic Grover Cleveland (incumbent) 117,729 46.84% 0
Prohibition Clinton B. Fisk 5,761 2.29% 0
American James Curtis 1,591 0.63% 0
No party Write-ins 1,442 0.57% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 251,339 100.00% 8
Voter turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.