All 1888 Results

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1888Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Alvin P. Hovey* Republican 263,194 49.03
Courtland C. Matson Democratic 260,994 48.62
Jasper S. Hughes Prohibition 9,920 1.85
John B. Milroy Union Labor 2,702 0.50
Total Votes 536,810
Margin of Victory 2,200 0.41%
1888U.S. House (District 1)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Fletcher Parrett* Democratic 20,647 49.31
Francis B. Posey Republican 20,627 49.26
Robert D. Dewhurst Prohibition 442 1.06
J. J. Chapman Union Labor 157 0.37
Total Votes 41,873
Margin of Victory 20 0.05%
1888U.S. House (District 2)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Henry O'Neall (i)* Democratic 18,537 52.33
Thomas N. Braxton Republican 16,653 47.01
Garland J. Bluett Prohibition 234 0.66
Total Votes 35,424
Margin of Victory 1,884 5.32%
1888U.S. House (District 3)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jason Brevoort Brown* Democratic 18,274 53.98
Stephen D. Sayles Republican 15,198 44.89
Moses Poindexter Prohibition 272 0.80
William H. Carr Union Labor 110 0.32
Total Votes 33,854
Margin of Victory 3,076 9.09%
1888U.S. House (District 4)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Steele Holman (i)* Democratic 16,905 50.69
Manly D. Wilson Republican 16,176 48.50
Arnold Caster Prohibition 272 0.82
Total Votes 33,353
Margin of Victory 729 2.19%
1888U.S. House (District 5)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Cooper* Democratic 18,210 49.57
Henry Clay Duncan Republican 17,506 47.66
Wyman J. Becket Prohibition 796 2.17
John Harryman Union Labor 221 0.60
Total Votes 36,733
Margin of Victory 704 1.91%
1888U.S. House (District 6)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Thomas McClellan Browne (i)* Republican 23,424 60.30
Douglas Morris Democratic 14,302 36.82
John A. Pollock Prohibition 1,054 2.71
Timothy Taylor Union Labor 67 0.17
Total Votes 38,847
Margin of Victory 9,122 23.48%
1888U.S. House (District 7)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Dallas Bynum (i)* Democratic 27,227 50.85
Thomas E. Chandler Republican 25,500 47.63
Thomas V. Eaton Prohibition 814 1.52
Total Votes 53,541
Margin of Victory 1,727 3.22%
1888U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Elijah V. Brookshire* Democratic 23,153 48.96
James Thomas Johnston (i) Republican 23,084 48.82
Lewis H. Johnson Union Labor 582 1.23
John G. L. Myers Prohibition 467 0.99
Total Votes 47,286
Margin of Victory 69 0.14%
1888U.S. House (District 9)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Joseph B. Cheadle (i)* Republican 24,717 53.10
James McCabe Democratic 20,267 43.54
Aaron Walker Prohibition 1,229 2.64
Lewis Snyder Union Labor 334 0.72
Total Votes 46,547
Margin of Victory 4,450 9.56%
1888U.S. House (District 10)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
William D. Owen (i)* Republican 19,546 50.44
Valentine Zimmerman Democratic 18,390 47.46
Daniel Overholzer Prohibition 711 1.83
Martin Johnson Union Labor 102 0.26
Total Votes 38,749
Margin of Victory 1,156 2.98%
1888U.S. House (District 11)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Augustus Newton Martin* Democratic 22,375 48.86
George W. Steele (i) Republican 21,900 47.82
Peter L. Ryker Prohibition 1,435 3.13
Charles D. Shaw Union Labor 88 0.19
Total Votes 45,798
Margin of Victory 475 1.04%
1888U.S. House (District 12)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles A. O. McClellan* Democratic 20,139 50.41
James B. White (i) Republican 18,828 47.13
George W. Butler Prohibition 805 2.02
Plum P. Miner Union Labor 176 0.44
Total Votes 39,948
Margin of Victory 1,311 3.28%
1888U.S. House (District 13)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Benjamin F. Shively (i)* Democratic 21,561 49.40
William Haynes Republican 21,206 48.59
Abraham Huntsinger Prohibition 878 2.01
Total Votes 43,645
Margin of Victory 355 0.81%
1888Lieutenant Governor
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ira J. Chase* Republican 263,166 49.01
William R. Myers Democratic 261,011 48.61
John W. Baxter Prohibition 10,066 1.87
Hiram Maine Union Labor 2,737 0.51
Total Votes 536,980
Margin of Victory 2,155 0.40%
1888Secretary of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles F. Griffin (i)* Republican 263,294 49.14
Robert Walter Miers Democratic 260,975 48.71
William A. Spurgeon Prohibition 10,163 1.90
A. C. Geyer Union Labor 1,369 0.26
Total Votes 535,801
Margin of Victory 2,319 0.43%
1888Auditor of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Bruce Carr (i)* Republican 262,993 48.99
Charles A. Munson Democratic 261,047 48.63
Thomas Marvel Prohibition 10,125 1.89
Jesse Y. Demaree Union Labor 2,662 0.50
Total Votes 536,827
Margin of Victory 1,946 0.36%
1888Treasurer of State
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Julius A. Lemcke (i)* Republican 263,243 49.02
Thomas B. Byrnes Democratic 260,869 48.57
Allen Furnas Prohibition 10,182 1.90
David F. Doll Union Labor 2,754 0.51
Total Votes 537,048
Margin of Victory 2,374 0.45%
1888Supt. of Public Instruction
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Harvey Marion LaFollette (i)* Republican 264,002 49.16
Elmer E. Griffith Democratic 260,528 48.51
Charles A. Kiracofe Prohibition 9,893 1.84
Andrew J. Johnson Union Labor 2,637 0.49
Total Votes 537,060
Margin of Victory 3,474 0.65%
1888Attorney General
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Louis T. Michener (i)* Republican 263,137 49.22
John Randolph Wilson Democratic 261,284 48.88
Elwood Hunt Prohibition 10,162 1.90
Total Votes 534,583
Margin of Victory 1,853 0.34%
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