All 1896 Results

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1896Governor
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
James Atwell Mount* Republican 320,932 50.93
Benjamin F. Shively Democratic 294,855 46.79
Thomas Wadsworth People's (Populist) 8,626 1.37
Leander M. Crist Prohibition 2,997 0.48
James G. Kingsbury National 2,500 0.40
Philip H. More Socialist 283 0.04
Total Votes 630,193
Margin of Victory 26,077 4.14%
1896U.S. House (District 1)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
James A. Hemenway (i)* Republican 21,807 49.59
Thomas Duncan Democratic 20,856 47.43
Josephus Lee People's (Populist) 1,313 2.99
Total Votes 43,976
Margin of Victory 951 2.16%
1896U.S. House (District 2)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Robert Walter Miers* Democratic 21,757 48.20
Alexander M. Hardy (i) Republican 20,759 45.99
Newel H. Motsinger People's (Populist) 2,625 5.82
Total Votes 45,141
Margin of Victory 998 2.21%
1896U.S. House (District 3)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William T. Zenor* Democratic 22,418 52.64
Robert J. Tracewell (i) Republican 19,984 46.93
George R. Winchell People's (Populist) 111 0.26
Frank M. Garriott Independent 71 0.17
Total Votes 42,584
Margin of Victory 2,434 5.71%
1896U.S. House (District 4)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Steele Holman* Democratic 23,594 50.77
Marcus Rapheal Sulzer Republican 22,769 49.00
Nicholas Smith Prohibition 108 0.23
Total Votes 46,471
Margin of Victory 825 1.77%
1896U.S. House (District 5)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Faris* Republican 25,290 50.36
John Clarke Ridpath Democratic 24,925 49.64
Total Votes 50,215
Margin of Victory 365 0.72%
1896U.S. House (District 6)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Henry Underwood Johnson (i)* Republican 24,083 52.41
Charles A. Robinson Democratic 21,867 47.59
Total Votes 45,950
Margin of Victory 2,216 4.82%
1896U.S. House (District 7)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jesse Overstreet (i)* Republican 29,075 53.82
Charles M. Cooper Democratic 24,187 44.77
Evans Woollen National 757 1.40
Total Votes 54,019
Margin of Victory 4,888 9.05%
1896U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles Lewis Henry (i)* Republican 30,045 52.29
John R. Brunt Democratic 27,413 47.71
Total Votes 57,458
Margin of Victory 2,632 4.58%
1896U.S. House (District 9)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles B. Landis* Republican 23,616 50.26
Joseph B. Cheadle Democratic 23,367 49.74
Total Votes 46,983
Margin of Victory 249 0.52%
1896U.S. House (District 10)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edgar D. Crumpacker* Republican 28,259 55.00
Martin T. Kruger Democratic 23,120 45.00
Total Votes 51,379
Margin of Victory 5,139 10.00%
1896U.S. House (District 11)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Steele (i)* Republican 27,853 53.48
Joseph H. Larimer Democratic 23,584 45.28
Harvey Ratliff Prohibition 649 1.25
Total Votes 52,086
Margin of Victory 4,269 8.20%
1896U.S. House (District 12)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
James M. Robinson* Democratic 22,752 50.62
Jacob D. Leighty (i) Republican 22,196 49.38
Total Votes 44,948
Margin of Victory 556 1.24%
1896U.S. House (District 13)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Lemuel W. Royse (i)* Republican 25,514 51.60
Charles Kellison Democratic 23,928 48.40
Total Votes 49,442
Margin of Victory 1,586 3.20%
1896Lieutenant Governor
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William Selkirk Haggard* Republican 320,887 50.93
John C. Lawler Democratic 294,717 46.77
Adam P. Hanna People's (Populist) 8,636 1.37
William Edgerton Prohibition 3,065 0.49
Sampson J. North National 2,485 0.39
Harry C. Sharp Socialist 296 0.05
Total Votes 630,086
Margin of Victory 26,170 4.16%
1896Secretary of State
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William D. Owen (i)* Republican 320,854 50.93
Samuel M. Ralston Democratic 294,748 46.78
Silas M. Holcomb People's (Populist) 8,665 1.38
Henry C. Pitts Prohibition 3,006 0.48
James E. Ellsworth National 2,476 0.39
Frederick Adams Socialist 261 0.04
Total Votes 630,010
Margin of Victory 26,106 4.15%
1896Auditor of State
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Americus C. Daily (i)* Republican 320,837 50.94
Joseph T. Fanning Democratic 301,010 47.79
Samuel M. Thompson Prohibition 3,034 0.48
Nathan M. Jennings People's (Populist) 2,513 0.40
Hans C. Hanson National 2,478 0.39
Total Votes 629,872
Margin of Victory 19,827 3.15%
1896Treasurer of State
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frederick J. Scholz (i)* Republican 320,881 50.95
Morgan Chandler Democratic 294,662 46.79
Frederick J. S. Robinson People's (Populist) 8,395 1.33
Preston Ryder Prohibition 3,026 0.48
Sylvester Johnson National 2,482 0.39
Frank Helbich Socialist 295 0.05
Total Votes 629,741
Margin of Victory 26,219 4.16%
1896Supt. of Public Instruction
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
David M. Geeting (i)* Republican 320,964 51.66
William B. Sinclair Democratic 294,867 47.46
Charles M. Lemon Prohibition 3,006 0.48
Cyrus W. Hodgen National 2,516 0.40
Total Votes 621,353
Margin of Victory 26,097 4.20%
1896Attorney General
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
William A. Ketcham (i)* Republican 320,762 50.95
John G. McNutt Democratic 301,024 47.82
Cutler S. Dobbins Prohibition 3,024 0.48
Helen M. Gougar National 2,372 0.38
Daniel H. Fernandes People's (Populist) 2,345 0.37
Total Votes 629,527
Margin of Victory 19,738 3.13%
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