1892 Presidential Election Interactive Map

223 electoral votes to win

Change history with the 1892 presidential election interactive map.

Update a state winner by clicking it to rotate through candidates. Alternately, select a candidate color in the Map Color Palette, then select states to apply. Use the edit button in the Palette to update candidate information.

Split electoral vote states - if any - are not interactive. Use the table below the map to make changes.

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Split Electoral Votes

States shown here did not allocate all their available electoral votes to one candidate. The historical split can be edited in this table. You can also use the drop down menu to split other states.

Removing the split () will set the state to undecided and make it interactive on the map.

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1892 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Grover Cleveland Democratic 277 5,556,918
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.
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