1896 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
William McKinleyGarret HobartRepublican 728,300 60.98%32
William BryanArthur SewallDemocrat 433,228 36.27%0
Joshua LeveringHale JohnsonProhibition 19,274 1.61%0
John PalmerSimon BucknerJeffersonian 11,000 0.92%0
YOther (+) - - 2,553 0.21%0
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Election Notes:
  • McKinley vote is the fusion of Republican and McKinley Citizens parties
  • Bryan vote is the fusion of Democratic, Free Silver, and People's parties
  • The People's party ticket had a separate set of electors and was pledged to Bryan and Watson. Vote Totals: Bryan and Sewall: 427,125; Bryan and Watson: 6,103
Demographic Data

1900 Population:6,302,115Enum.1900 Population Density:54.3persons/km2
1890 Population:0Enum.1890 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:32
Land Area (2000):116,074km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Pennsylvania Department of General Services, comp., "Official Vote of Pennsylvania for Presidential Electors, 1896," Smull's Legislative Handbook and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania 1897 (Harrisburg: Clarence M. Busch, 1897)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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