1896 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
Sunday, November 8, 1896
50.93%
James Atwell Mount*, Republican, 320,932 votes
46.79%
Benjamin F. Shively, Democratic, 294,855 votes
 1.37%
Thomas Wadsworth, People's (Populist), 8,626 votes
 0.48%
Leander M. Crist, Prohibition, 2,997 votes
 0.40%
James G. Kingsbury, National, 2,500 votes
 0.04%
Philip H. More, Socialist, 283 votes
Out of 630,193 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,077 (4.14%)