1896 General Election Results: Secretary of State

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Top Line Results
Sunday, November 8, 1896
50.93%
William D. Owen (i)*, Republican, 320,854 votes
46.78%
Samuel M. Ralston, Democratic, 294,748 votes
 1.38%
Silas M. Holcomb, People's (Populist), 8,665 votes
 0.48%
Henry C. Pitts, Prohibition, 3,006 votes
 0.39%
James E. Ellsworth, National, 2,476 votes
 0.04%
Frederick Adams, Socialist, 261 votes
Out of 630,010 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,106 (4.15%)