1896 Presidential Election Interactive Map

224 electoral votes to win
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Split Votes

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1896 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
William McKinley Republican 271 7,104,779
William J. Bryan Democratic-Populist 176 6,502,925

1896 Election Facts

  • Welcome: Utah becomes a state during this election cycle
  • California: Voters chose electors directly, with eight pledged to McKinley (R) and one to Bryan (D-P) winning.
  • Kentucky: Voters chose electors directly, with 12 pledged to McKinley (R) and one to Bryan (D-P) winning.
  • Issues of the Day: Monetary System (Gold, Silver Standards), Financial Panic of 1893