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The 1908 United States presidential election
United States presidential election
in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
took place on November 3, 1908, throughout 46 states (Arizona and New Mexico were still territories that would participate in the next election). This was the first presidential election in which Oklahoma participated. Voters chose 34 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, Secretary of War William Howard Taft, over the Democratic nominee, former U.S. Representative William Jennings Bryan. Taft won Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
by a landslide margin of 23.43 percentage points. Results[edit]

United States presidential election
United States presidential election
in Pennsylvania, 1908[1]

Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes

Republican William Howard Taft 745,779 58.84% 34

Democratic William Jennings Bryan 448,782 35.41% 0

Prohibition Eugene Chafin 36,694 2.90% 0

Socialist Eugene Debs 33,914 2.68% 0

Socialist Labor August Gillhaus 1,224 0.10% 0

Independence Thomas L. Hisgen 1,057 0.08% 0

Totals 1,270,250 100.00% 34

Results by county[edit]

William Howard Taft Republican William Jennings Bryan Democratic Various candidates Other parties Margin Total votes cast[2]

County # % # % # % # % #

Adams 4,034 51.40% 3,685 46.95% 130 1.66% 349 4.45% 7,849

Allegheny 74,080 60.77% 35,655 29.25% 12,170 9.98% 38,425 31.52% 121,905

Armstrong 6,110 59.67% 3,212 31.37% 917 8.96% 2,898 28.30% 10,239

Beaver 7,008 55.95% 4,200 33.53% 1,318 10.52% 2,808 22.42% 12,526

Bedford 4,784 57.03% 3,196 38.10% 408 4.86% 1,588 18.93% 8,388

Berks 13,642 41.01% 17,381 52.25% 2,245 6.75% -3,739 -11.24% 33,268

Blair 10,583 67.00% 3,981 25.20% 1,232 7.80% 6,602 41.80% 15,796

Bradford 7,997 63.43% 3,758 29.81% 853 6.77% 4,239 33.62% 12,608

Bucks 9,409 55.33% 7,233 42.54% 362 2.13% 2,176 12.80% 17,004

Butler 6,584 54.15% 4,698 38.64% 877 7.21% 1,886 15.51% 12,159

Cambria 12,325 57.87% 7,979 37.47% 992 4.66% 4,346 20.41% 21,296

Cameron 1,110 65.72% 533 31.56% 46 2.72% 577 34.16% 1,689

Carbon 4,486 49.23% 3,890 42.69% 737 8.09% 596 6.54% 9,113

Centre 4,927 53.12% 3,998 43.10% 351 3.78% 929 10.02% 9,276

Chester 13,118 64.07% 6,555 32.01% 803 3.92% 6,563 32.05% 20,476

Clarion 2,915 42.92% 3,291 48.46% 585 8.61% -376 -5.54% 6,791

Clearfield 7,726 55.38% 4,954 35.51% 1,271 9.11% 2,772 19.87% 13,951

Clinton 3,477 54.54% 2,547 39.95% 351 5.51% 930 14.59% 6,375

Columbia 3,718 39.17% 5,373 56.60% 402 4.23% -1,655 -17.43% 9,493

Crawford 7,679 52.58% 5,668 38.81% 1,258 8.61% 2,011 13.77% 14,605

Cumberland 6,261 51.35% 5,403 44.32% 528 4.33% 858 7.04% 12,192

Dauphin 15,637 63.38% 7,546 30.59% 1,488 6.03% 8,091 32.80% 24,671

Delaware 15,184 70.75% 5,727 26.69% 550 2.56% 9,457 44.07% 21,461

Elk 2,991 51.52% 2,531 43.60% 283 4.88% 460 7.92% 5,805

Erie 10,828 55.76% 6,173 31.79% 2,418 12.45% 4,655 23.97% 19,419

Fayette 10,012 50.26% 8,220 41.26% 1,689 8.48% 1,792 9.00% 19,921

Forest 1,119 60.91% 512 27.87% 206 11.21% 607 33.04% 1,837

Franklin 6,938 58.05% 4,682 39.17% 332 2.78% 2,256 18.88% 11,952

Fulton 974 45.45% 1,098 51.24% 71 3.31% -124 -5.79% 2,143

Greene 2,438 37.22% 3,793 57.91% 319 4.87% -1,355 -20.69% 6,550

Huntingdon 4,503 66.34% 1,917 28.24% 368 5.42% 2,586 38.10% 6,788

Indiana 6,416 67.44% 1,965 20.65% 1,133 11.91% 4,451 46.78% 9,514

Jefferson 5,652 60.20% 2,982 31.76% 755 8.04% 2,670 28.44% 9,389

Juniata 1,765 54.09% 1,414 43.33% 84 2.57% 351 10.76% 3,263

Lackawanna 18,590 53.44% 15,451 44.41% 747 2.15% 3,139 9.02% 34,788

Lancaster 23,523 71.43% 8,109 24.62% 1,299 3.94% 15,414 46.81% 32,931

Lawrence 5,350 54.06% 2,656 26.84% 1,890 19.10% 2,694 27.22% 9,896

Lebanon 6,874 67.08% 2,858 27.89% 515 5.03% 4,016 39.19% 10,247

Lehigh 11,593 48.80% 11,285 47.50% 879 3.70% 308 1.30% 23,757

Luzerne 24,594 56.24% 17,379 39.74% 1,760 4.02% 7,215 16.50% 43,733

Lycoming 8,708 50.78% 7,144 41.66% 1,298 7.57% 1,564 9.12% 17,150

McKean 5,073 58.01% 2,867 32.78% 805 9.21% 2,206 25.23% 8,745

Mercer 6,497 47.27% 5,473 39.82% 1,774 12.91% 1,024 7.45% 13,744

Mifflin 2,902 59.39% 1,799 36.82% 185 3.79% 1,103 22.57% 4,886

Monroe 1,454 31.62% 3,004 65.32% 141 3.07% -1,550 -33.70% 4,599

Montgomery 19,088 59.82% 11,899 37.29% 922 2.89% 7,189 22.53% 31,909

Montour 1,164 42.34% 1,490 54.20% 95 3.46% -326 -11.86% 2,749

Northampton 10,857 46.91% 11,365 49.10% 923 3.99% -508 -2.19% 23,145

Northumberland 10,439 51.97% 8,590 42.76% 1,058 5.27% 1,849 9.20% 20,087

Perry 3,269 58.82% 2,184 39.29% 105 1.89% 1,085 19.52% 5,558

Philadelphia 185,263 69.09% 75,310 28.09% 7,568 2.82% 109,953 41.01% 268,141

Pike 715 39.24% 1,069 58.67% 38 2.09% -354 -19.43% 1,822

Potter 3,603 60.47% 1,932 32.43% 423 7.10% 1,671 28.05% 5,958

Schuylkill 18,758 52.57% 15,481 43.39% 1,440 4.04% 3,277 9.18% 35,679

Snyder 2,401 67.41% 1,081 30.35% 80 2.25% 1,320 37.06% 3,562

Somerset 6,478 68.15% 2,246 23.63% 781 8.22% 4,232 44.52% 9,505

Sullivan 1,119 47.24% 1,076 45.42% 174 7.34% 43 1.82% 2,369

Susquehanna 4,999 57.30% 3,230 37.02% 496 5.68% 1,769 20.28% 8,725

Tioga 6,947 71.28% 2,321 23.81% 478 4.90% 4,626 47.47% 9,746

Union 2,547 66.89% 1,154 30.30% 107 2.81% 1,393 36.58% 3,808

Venango 4,868 49.73% 2,815 28.76% 2,105 21.51% 2,053 20.97% 9,788

Warren 4,672 62.03% 2,054 27.27% 806 10.70% 2,618 34.76% 7,532

Washington 11,430 65.81% 4,886 28.13% 1,051 6.05% 6,544 37.68% 17,367

Wayne 3,650 56.67% 2,438 37.85% 353 5.48% 1,212 18.82% 6,441

Westmoreland 15,429 52.00% 11,101 37.41% 3,141 10.59% 4,328 14.59% 29,671

Wyoming 2,234 55.79% 1,629 40.68% 141 3.52% 605 15.11% 4,004

York 14,610 47.48% 15,171 49.30% 990 3.22% -561 -1.82% 30,771

Totals 746,128 59.10% 444,297 35.19% 72,100 5.71% 301,831 23.91% 1,262,525

References[edit]

^ David Leip. "1908 Presidential General Election Results – Pennsylvania". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-24.  ^ Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote 1896-1932, pp. 309-313 ISBN 9780804716963

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