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The 1888 United States presidential election
United States presidential election
in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose thirty representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
by a margin of 7.97 percentage points. Results[edit]

United States presidential election
United States presidential election
in Pennsylvania, 1888[1]

Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes

Republican Benjamin Harrison 526,091 52.74% 30

Democratic Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland
(incumbent) 446,633 44.77% 0

Prohibition Clinton Fisk 20,947 2.10% 0

Union Labor Alson Streeter 3,873 0.39% 0

American James Curtis 24 0.00% 0

Totals 997,568 100.0% 30

Results by county[edit]

Benjamin Harrison[2] Republican Stephen Grover Cleveland[2] Democratic Clinton Bowen Fisk[3] Prohibition Alson Jenness Streeter[3] Union Labor James Curtis[3] American Margin Total votes cast

County # % # % # % # % # % # % #

Adams 3,371 46.54% 3,794 52.38% 76 1.05% 2 0.03% 0 0.00% -423 -5.84% 7,243

Allegheny 45,118 63.58% 24,710 34.82% 1,117 1.57% 5 0.01% 16 0.02% 20,408 28.76% 70,966

Armstrong 5,030 55.89% 3,763 41.81% 193 2.14% 14 0.16% 0 0.00% 1,267 14.08% 9,000

Beaver 5,552 58.23% 3,706 38.87% 242 2.54% 34 0.36% 0 0.00% 1,846 19.36% 9,534

Bedford 4,287 52.19% 3,822 46.52% 82 1.00% 24 0.29% 0 0.00% 465 5.66% 8,215

Berks 10,626 36.65% 18,105 62.45% 252 0.87% 9 0.03% 0 0.00% -7,479 -25.80% 28,992

Blair 7,311 56.95% 5,175 40.31% 316 2.46% 35 0.27% 0 0.00% 2,136 16.64% 12,837

Bradford 8,762 63.00% 4,552 32.73% 536 3.85% 58 0.42% 0 0.00% 4,210 30.27% 13,908

Bucks 8,584 49.11% 8,642 49.44% 253 1.45% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -58 -0.33% 17,479

Butler 5,358 53.84% 3,986 40.06% 434 4.36% 169 1.70% 4 0.04% 1,372 13.79% 9,951

Cambria 5,517 47.11% 5,948 50.79% 237 2.02% 9 0.08% 0 0.00% -431 -3.68% 11,711

Cameron 782 58.14% 551 40.97% 12 0.89% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 231 17.17% 1,345

Carbon 3,279 45.69% 3,665 51.07% 180 2.51% 53 0.74% 0 0.00% -386 -5.38% 7,177

Centre 4,574 48.29% 4,712 49.75% 173 1.83% 12 0.13% 0 0.00% -138 -1.46% 9,471

Chester 11,578 58.51% 7,541 38.11% 666 3.37% 3 0.02% 0 0.00% 4,037 20.40% 19,788

Clarion 2,950 41.71% 3,880 54.86% 117 1.65% 126 1.78% 0 0.00% -930 -13.15% 7,073

Clearfield 5,297 44.51% 6,266 52.66% 337 2.83% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -969 -8.14% 11,900

Clinton 2,756 45.38% 3,204 52.76% 80 1.32% 33 0.54% 0 0.00% -448 -7.38% 6,073

Columbia 2,484 33.38% 4,676 62.84% 258 3.47% 23 0.31% 0 0.00% -2,192 -29.46% 7,441

Crawford 8,040 53.59% 5,964 39.75% 747 4.98% 252 1.68% 0 0.00% 2,076 13.84% 15,003

Cumberland 4,693 45.36% 5,386 52.05% 256 2.47% 12 0.12% 0 0.00% -693 -6.70% 10,347

Dauphin 10,852 57.66% 7,684 40.82% 286 1.52% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 3,168 16.83% 18,822

Delaware 8,791 62.04% 5,028 35.48% 346 2.44% 5 0.04% 0 0.00% 3,763 26.56% 14,170

Elk 1,321 41.09% 1,824 56.73% 52 1.62% 18 0.56% 0 0.00% -503 -15.65% 3,215

Erie 9,372 54.23% 7,111 41.15% 710 4.11% 88 0.51% 0 0.00% 2,261 13.08% 17,281

Fayette 7,034 49.17% 6,951 48.59% 278 1.94% 43 0.30% 0 0.00% 83 0.58% 14,306

Forest 917 57.24% 612 38.20% 72 4.49% 1 0.06% 0 0.00% 305 19.04% 1,602

Franklin 5,772 52.27% 5,082 46.02% 174 1.58% 14 0.13% 0 0.00% 690 6.25% 11,042

Fulton 951 42.93% 1,230 55.53% 34 1.53% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -279 -12.60% 2,215

Greene 2,373 35.79% 4,116 62.08% 141 2.13% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -1,743 -26.29% 6,630

Huntingdon 4,217 58.56% 2,789 38.73% 117 1.62% 78 1.08% 0 0.00% 1,428 19.83% 7,201

Indiana 5,084 62.83% 2,231 27.57% 294 3.63% 483 5.97% 0 0.00% 2,853 35.26% 8,092

Jefferson 4,090 53.48% 3,257 42.59% 178 2.33% 123 1.61% 0 0.00% 833 10.89% 7,648

Juniata 1,760 47.58% 1,842 49.80% 96 2.60% 1 0.03% 0 0.00% -82 -2.22% 3,699

Lackawanna 10,279 48.50% 9,858 46.51% 1,058 4.99% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 421 1.99% 21,195

Lancaster 21,976 66.56% 10,495 31.79% 525 1.59% 16 0.05% 4 0.01% 11,481 34.77% 33,016

Lawrence 4,342 62.56% 2,113 30.44% 437 6.30% 49 0.71% 0 0.00% 2,229 32.11% 6,941

Lebanon 6,096 61.61% 3,670 37.09% 119 1.20% 10 0.10% 0 0.00% 2,426 24.52% 9,895

Lehigh 6,977 43.35% 8,927 55.47% 167 1.04% 23 0.14% 0 0.00% -1,950 -12.12% 16,094

Luzerne 15,543 49.25% 15,218 48.22% 790 2.50% 7 0.02% 0 0.00% 325 1.03% 31,558

Lycoming 6,591 45.34% 7,467 51.37% 303 2.08% 175 1.20% 0 0.00% -876 -6.03% 14,536

McKean 4,066 52.74% 2,922 37.90% 426 5.53% 295 3.83% 0 0.00% 1,144 14.84% 7,709

Mercer 6,428 53.91% 4,806 40.31% 556 4.66% 133 1.12% 0 0.00% 1,622 13.60% 11,923

Mifflin 2,321 51.46% 2,084 46.21% 105 2.33% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 237 5.25% 4,510

Monroe 1,107 24.95% 3,274 73.79% 56 1.26% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -2,167 -48.84% 4,437

Montgomery 13,445 50.90% 12,582 47.63% 379 1.43% 11 0.04% 0 0.00% 863 3.27% 26,417

Montour 1,289 39.91% 1,865 57.74% 41 1.27% 35 1.08% 0 0.00% -576 -17.83% 3,230

Northampton 6,785 39.67% 10,027 58.63% 192 1.12% 99 0.58% 0 0.00% -3,242 -18.96% 17,103

Northumberland 6,288 48.96% 6,257 48.72% 231 1.80% 66 0.51% 0 0.00% 31 0.24% 12,842

Perry 3,168 53.04% 2,738 45.84% 66 1.10% 1 0.02% 0 0.00% 430 7.20% 5,973

Philadelphia 111,358 54.20% 92,786 45.16% 1,225 0.60% 75 0.04% 0 0.00% 18,572 9.04% 205,444

Pike 559 30.38% 1,265 68.75% 16 0.87% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -706 -38.37% 1,840

Potter 2,570 55.68% 1,692 36.66% 172 3.73% 182 3.94% 0 0.00% 878 19.02% 4,616

Schuylkill 12,522 48.20% 13,054 50.25% 211 0.81% 193 0.74% 0 0.00% -532 -2.05% 25,980

Snyder 2,360 60.36% 1,493 38.18% 57 1.46% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 867 22.17% 3,910

Somerset 4,825 65.36% 2,319 31.41% 238 3.22% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2,506 33.95% 7,382

Sullivan 946 40.95% 1,260 54.55% 48 2.08% 56 2.42% 0 0.00% -314 -13.59% 2,310

Susquehanna 5,019 55.30% 3,328 36.67% 717 7.90% 12 0.13% 0 0.00% 1,691 18.63% 9,076

Tioga 7,808 69.23% 2,972 26.35% 254 2.25% 245 2.17% 0 0.00% 4,836 42.88% 11,279

Union 2,448 59.85% 1,582 38.68% 50 1.22% 10 0.24% 0 0.00% 866 21.17% 4,090

Venango 4,424 50.49% 3,475 39.66% 688 7.85% 175 2.00% 0 0.00% 949 10.83% 8,762

Warren 4,329 55.76% 2,640 34.00% 676 8.71% 119 1.53% 0 0.00% 1,689 21.75% 7,764

Washington 7,801 54.83% 5,847 41.10% 571 4.01% 8 0.06% 0 0.00% 1,954 13.73% 14,227

Wayne 2,939 46.47% 3,010 47.60% 375 5.93% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -71 -1.12% 6,324

Westmoreland 9,926 49.37% 9,602 47.76% 430 2.14% 147 0.73% 0 0.00% 324 1.61% 20,105

Wyoming 2,086 51.43% 1,841 45.39% 125 3.08% 4 0.10% 0 0.00% 245 6.04% 4,056

York 9,047 41.68% 12,359 56.94% 301 1.39% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -3,312 -15.26% 21,707

Totals 526,151 52.74% 446,633 44.77% 20,947 2.10% 3,873 0.39% 24 0.00% 79,518 7.97% 997,628

References[edit]

^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results – Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 1 August 2012.  ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1888 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15) ^ a b c Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton Fisk
Clinton Fisk
(xlsx file for €15)

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