1892 Presidential Election Interactive Map

223 electoral votes to win
no 1892 election
no 1892 election
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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.
  • Issues of the Day: Farming Issues, Homestead Steel Strike