United States presidential election in Missouri, 1912

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United States presidential election in Missouri, 1912

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  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg William Howard Taft - Harris and Ewing.jpg Theodore Roosevelt-Pach.jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson William Howard Taft Theodore Roosevelt
Party Democratic Republican Progressive
Home state New Jersey Ohio New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Nicholas M. Butler
(replacing James S. Sherman)
Hiram Johnson
Electoral vote 18 0 0
Popular vote 330,746 207,821 124,375
Percentage 47.35% 29.75% 17.80%

President before election

William Howard Taft

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson

The 1912 United States presidential election in Missouri took place on November 5, 1912, as part of the 1912 United States presidential election. Missouri voters chose eighteen representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Missouri was won by Princeton University President Woodrow Wilson (DVirginia), running with governor of Indiana Thomas R. Marshall, with 47.35% of the popular vote, against the 27th president of the United States William Howard Taft (ROhio), running with Columbia University President Nicholas Murray Butler, with 29.75% of the popular vote and the 26th president of the United States Theodore Roosevelt (PNew York), running with governor of California Hiram Johnson, with 17.80% of the popular vote[1]. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Douglas County and Ozark County did not vote for the Republican candidate.


United States presidential election in Missouri, 1912[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 330,746 47.35%
Republican William Howard Taft 207,821 29.75%
Progressive Theodore Roosevelt 124,375 17.80%
Socialist Eugene V. Debs 28,466 4.07%
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 5,380 0.77%
Socialist Labor Arthur Reimer 1,778 0.25%
Total votes 698,566 100%


  1. ^ "1912 Presidential Election Results Missouri".
  2. ^ "1912 Presidential Election Results Missouri".