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1916 Presidential Election Interactive Map

266 electoral votes to win
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Wilson Hughes Benson Undecided 3P
       

Split Votes

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1916 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Woodrow Wilson (I) Democratic 277 9,129,606
Charles E. Hughes Republican 254 8,538,221
Allan Benson Socialist 0 585,113

1916 Election Facts

  • West Virginia: Voters chose electors directly, with 7 pledged to Hughes (R) and one to Wilson (D) winning.
  • Issues of the Day: World War I (U.S. Neutrality)