1892 Actual Election Results
|Candidate||Party||Electoral Votes||Popular Votes|
|Benjamin Harrison (I)||Republican||145||5,176,108|
|James B. Weaver||People's||22||1,027,329|
1892 Election Facts
- Welcome: Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming become states during this election cycle
- Grover Cleveland first (and only) President elected to a 2nd, non-consecutive term
- Oregon: Voters chose electors directly, with three pledged to Harrison (R) and one to Weaver (P) winning.
- California: Voters chose electors directly, with eight pledged to Cleveland (D) and one to Harrison (R) winning.
- Ohio: Voters chose electors directly, with 22 pledged to Harrison (R) and one to Cleveland (D) winning.
- Michigan: A district-based system was used, similar to ME/NE today. Nine districts voted for Harrison (R), 5 for Cleveland (D).
- North Dakota: Voters chose electors directly. The Democrats and Populists ran on a fusion ticket, which won two electoral votes that were cast one each for Weaver (P) and Cleveland (D). Harrison (R) won the third electoral vote.
- Issues of the Day: Farming Issues, Homestead Steel Strike