1908 Presidential Election Data Sources
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Popular Vote Data Sources by State
 
Note: There is no federal government agency that is in charge of compiling official Presidential Election popular vote statistics. The individual states are responsible for this function. Below is a list of source from each state from which the 1908 Presidential Election popular vote data was collected.

State Data Source
Alabama State of Alabama Department of Archives and History, comp., "Presidential Election. Vote for President and Vice President. Election Novemer 3, 1908," Alabama Official and Statistical Register 1911 (Montgomery: The Brown Printing Company, 1908)
Arkansas Arkansas Secretary of State, "Abstract of Votes Cast for President November 3, 1908," Arkansas Biennial Report of the Secretary of State for the Years 1907-1908 (Little Rock: Tunnah & Pittard, Printers, 1908)
California California Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Electors," Statement of Vote of California at the General Election, Held November 3, 1908 (Sacramento: State Printing Office, 1908)
Colorado
Connecticut State of Connecticut Secretary of State, "Election Statistics Vote for President - 1908 and 1912," Connecticut State Register and Manual 1913 (Hartford, 1908)
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Idaho Idaho Secretary of State. Election Division, State of Idaho Presidential Vote Cast at the General Election November 3, 1908 (Boise, 1908)
Illinois
Indiana Indiana Secretary of State, "Vote by Counties for Presidential Electors First Elector," Biennial Report of Fred A. Sims Secretary of State of the State of Indiana for the Fiscal Term Ending September 30, 1908 (Indianapolis, 1908)
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Canvass of Vote by Counties for President 1908-1904 and Governor 1908-1906," Iowa Official Register 1909 (Des Moines, 1908)
Kansas Kansas Secretary of State, "Statement of Official Vote State of Kansas, 1908," Sixteenth Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Kansas (Topeka, 1908)
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland Maryland Secretary of State, comp., "Tabulated Vote for Presidential Electors," Maryland Manual 1908-1909 (Baltimore: John Murphy Co., 1908)
Massachusetts Massachusetts Secretary of State, "Number of Votes Received by Each Candidate for a State Office at the Annual State Election, Nov. 3, 1908," Public Document #43 1908 (Boston, 1908)
Michigan Michigan Department of State, comp., "Presidential Vote in Michigan from 1836 to 1912," Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual for the Years 1913-1914 (Lansing, 1908)
Minnesota Minnesota Secretary of State, "Vote for Presidential Electors," The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota 1909 (St. Paul, 1908)
Mississippi
Missouri Missouri Secretary of State, "Total Vote, By Counties, for President and Governor, November 3, 1908," Official Manual of the State of Missouri for the Years 1909-1910 (Jefferson City, 1908)
Montana Montana Secretary of State, Official Vote of the State of Montana Cast at the Regular Election Held on the 3d Day of November, A.D. 1908 Canvassed by the State Board of Canvassers (Helena: Allied Printing, 1908)
Nebraska Nebraska Legislative Reference Bureau, "Popular Vote by Counties for Presidential Candidates in Nebraska, 1868-1916," The Nebraska Blue Book and Historical Register 1918 (Lincoln, 1908)
Nevada Nevada Secretary of State, comp., State of Nevada Official Returns of the Election of November, 1908 (Carson City, 1908)
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of State, "Vote for Presidential Electors," State of New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1909 (Concord, 1908)
New Jersey New Jersey, "Vote for President, 1908 - Highest Electors' Vote," Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey 1909 (Trenton, 1908)
New York New York Secretary of State, "Statement of the whole number of votes cast for all the candidates for the office of Electors of President and Vice-President at a general election held in the State of New York on the 3rd day of November, in the year 1908," Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York for the Year 1909 No. 11 (Albany, 1908)
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio Ohio Secretary of State, "Vote for Presidential Electors at the Election Held November 8, 1904," Annual Report of the Secretary of State to the Governor of the State of Ohio for the Year Ending November 15, 1908 (Springfield: The Springfield Publishing Company, 1908)
Oklahoma
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State, Abstract of Votes Cast at a General Election in the State of Oregon, on the third day of November, A.D. 1908, for Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States (Salem, 1908)
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of General Services, comp., "Official Vote of Pennsylvania for Presidential Electors, 1908," Smull's Legislative Handbook and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania 1909 (Harrisburg: Harrisburg Publishing Co., 1908)
Rhode Island Rhode Island Secretary of State, Rhode Island Manual 1909 (Providence, 1908)
South Carolina
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State, comp., "Official Vote of South Dakota by Counties November Election, 1908," South Dakota Legislative Manual 1909 (Pierre: State Publishing Company, 1908)
Tennessee
Texas
Utah Utah Secretary of State, Abstract of the Returns of an Election Held in the State of Utah, Tuesday, November 3rd, A.D. 1908 (Salt Lake City, 1908)
Vermont Vermont Secretary of State, "State of Vermont Canvass of Votes for Electors of President and Vice President," (Rutland, 1908)
Virginia
Washington Washington Secretary of State, "Presidential Electors," Abstract of Votes Polled in the State of Washington at the General Election Held November 3, 1908 (Olympia, 1908)
West Virginia
Wisconsin Wisconsin, comp., "Comparative Vote for President, 1904 and 1908, by Counties, with Population, 1900," The Blue Book for the State of Wisconsin, for 1909 (Madison, 1908)
Wyoming Wyoming Secretary of State, comp., "Official Vote for State on Novmber 3rd, 1908," Legislative Manual and Official Directory of Wyoming 1909 (Cheyenne, 1908)

National Results for 1908

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