1888 Presidential Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote C H %Margin Margin Cleveland Harrison Other
1 CT6153,97812 0.22% 336 48.66% 48.44% 2.91%
2 WV6159,44012 0.32% 506 49.35% 49.03% 1.63%
3 IN15536,94921 0.44% 2,348 48.61% 49.05% 2.34%
4 VA12304,08712 0.53% 1,605 49.99% 49.46% 0.55%
5 NY361,319,74821 1.09% 14,373 48.19% 49.28% 2.53%
6 OH23840,36121 2.33% 19,599 47.18% 49.51% 3.31%
7 NJ9303,80112 2.35% 7,148 49.87% 47.52% 2.61%
8 NH490,83521 2.50% 2,272 47.84% 50.34% 1.82%
9 CA8251,33921 2.82% 7,087 46.84% 49.66% 3.50%
10 MD8210,94112 2.94% 6,202 50.34% 47.40% 2.26%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote C H %Margin Margin Cleveland Harrison Other
1 SC979,99712 65.11% 52,088 82.28% 17.17% 0.55%
2 MS9115,78612 47.81% 55,356 73.80% 25.99% 0.21%
3 LA8115,89112 46.92% 54,372 73.37% 26.46% 0.17%
4 VT465,45221 43.40% 28,404 25.65% 69.05% 5.30%
5 GA12142,93612 41.97% 59,994 70.31% 28.33% 1.36%
6 TX13357,51312 40.97% 146,461 65.70% 24.73% 9.57%
7 AL10175,08512 34.35% 60,137 67.00% 32.66% 0.34%
8 KS9331,14921 24.21% 80,159 31.03% 55.23% 13.74%
9 FL466,50012 19.59% 13,028 59.48% 39.89% 0.62%
10 ME6128,25321 18.13% 23,258 39.35% 57.49% 3.16%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
ClevelandHarrisonFisk
South Carolina82.28%Vermont69.05%Minnesota5.82%
Mississippi73.80%Nevada57.73%Nebraska4.65%
Louisiana73.37%Maine57.49%Michigan4.41%
Georgia70.31%Kansas55.23%Wisconsin4.03%
Alabama67.00%Colorado55.22%Rhode Island3.07%
StreeterWrite-insSoc. Labor
Kansas11.41%California0.57%New York0.16%
Texas8.24%South Carolina0.55%Alabama0.00%
Arkansas6.77%Kansas0.28%Arkansas0.00%
Missouri3.57%Colorado0.19%California0.00%
Vermont3.02%New Hampshire0.06%Colorado0.00%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
ClevelandHarrisonFisk
Vermont25.65%South Carolina17.17%South Carolina0.00%
Kansas31.03%Texas24.73%Louisiana0.14%
Maine39.35%Mississippi25.99%Mississippi0.21%
Minnesota39.65%Louisiana26.46%Nevada0.33%
Nebraska39.75%Georgia28.33%Alabama0.34%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Michigan19,610Louisiana38,125
Kansas15,885Alabama26,845
New York15,522Mississippi20,738
Iowa11,953Texas14,293
Indiana8,864Georgia13,930


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Oregon6.66%Louisiana32.07%
Vermont6.05%Mississippi19.13%
Kentucky4.08%Florida13.36%
Michigan4.00%South Carolina13.27%
Nevada3.17%Alabama12.68%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
New York152,579South Carolina-12,815
Pennsylvania93,704Mississippi-4,902
Missouri80,092Maine-2,238
Illinois75,143Georgia-674
Michigan74,170Nevada-519


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Nebraska50.99%South Carolina-13.81%
Minnesota38.56%Mississippi-4.06%
Colorado38.23%Nevada-4.06%
California27.59%Maine-1.72%
Arkansas24.87%Delaware-0.73%


State Ranks
Rank ClevelandHarrison
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County Ranks
Rank ClevelandHarrison
1267564
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Note: county data for 1888 is not yet comprehensive.

Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
ClevelandHarrisonFisk
Manitou, MI97.92%Addison, VT82.77%Kanabec, MN31.84%
York, SC82.28%Windsor, VT75.48%Burnett, WI29.15%
Monroe, MO79.15%Gasconade, MO75.14%Norman, MN23.29%
Pemiscot, MO77.99%Lamoille, VT74.10%Isanti, MN22.81%
Reynolds, MO76.76%Orleans, VT73.55%Kandiyohi, MN13.88%
StreeterWrite-insSoc. Labor
Arenac, MI41.21%Graham, KS14.06%New York, NY0.65%
Labette, KS35.10%Stevens, KS12.28%Onondaga, NY0.14%
Linn, KS27.13%Grant, KS10.48%Kings, NY0.10%
Kingman, KS26.86%Reno, KS3.98%Queens, NY0.07%
McPherson, KS26.79%Haskell, KS3.78%Albany, NY0.07%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
ClevelandHarrison
Wood, WV0.00%Wood, WV0.00%
Wirt, WV0.00%Wirt, WV0.00%
Wetzel, WV0.00%Wetzel, WV0.00%
Webster, WV0.00%Webster, WV0.00%
Wayne, WV0.00%Wayne, WV0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
ClevelandHarrisonFisk
Woodford, IL348,351Woodford, IL370,475Woodford, IL21,703
Zavala, TX234,883Wright, IA211,603York, NE9,429
Woodford, KY183,830Woodford, KY155,138Warren, NJ7,933
Wright, IA179,877Winchester, VA150,399Wilson, TN5,969
New York, NY162,735Warren, NJ144,360Yuba, CA5,761
StreeterWrite-insSoc. Labor
Zavala, TX29,459Yuba, CA1,442New York, NY1,772
Yell, AR10,630York, SC437Kings, NY160
Wright, IA9,105Reno, KS239Onondaga, NY49
Woodford, IL7,134Graham, KS227Albany, NY27
Milwaukee, WI4,494Yuma, CO177Queens, NY16


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
ClevelandHarrison
Wood, WV0Wood, WV0
Wirt, WV0Wirt, WV0
Wetzel, WV0Wetzel, WV0
Webster, WV0Webster, WV0
Wayne, WV0Wayne, WV0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
St. Louis, MO39,197York, PA89,331
Allegheny, PA20,408Wyandotte, KS62,998
Philadelphia, PA18,572Winn, LA38,125
Wright, IA11,953Winston, AL26,845
Lancaster, PA11,481Yazoo, MS20,738
Whitley, IN6,324Windsor, VT18,477
Woodford, KY5,579Zavala, TX14,293
York, NE5,352Worth, GA13,930
Worcester, MD4,916New York, NY12,686
Yuma, CO4,862Wilson, TN10,052


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Addison, VT70.10%Cook, MN79.80%
Orleans, VT56.01%Cass, MN60.09%
Lamoille, VT51.71%Monroe, MO59.06%
Gasconade, MO51.06%Pemiscot, MO56.12%
Windham, VT45.38%Reynolds, MO53.70%
Grand Isle, VT43.98%Kanabec, MN52.65%
Stone, MO43.66%Oregon, MO52.26%
Tioga, PA42.88%New Madrid, MO51.98%
Warren, MO42.36%Clay, MO51.77%
Rutland, VT41.35%Monroe, PA48.84%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Philadelphia, PA205,443York, PA-882,157
Woodford, IL75,143Whitley, IN-490,713
Allegheny, PA70,965St. Louis, MO-378,242
York, NE68,430Wyandotte, KS-256,047
Woodford, KY68,387Windsor, VT-52,561
Yuba, CA54,351York, SC-12,815
New York, NY44,886Yazoo, MS-4,902
Wilson, TN43,716York, ME-2,238
Warren, NJ42,880Worth, GA-674
Marion, IN35,109White Pine, NV-560


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Philadelphia, PA20,544,300.00%Whitley, IN-99.07%
Allegheny, PA7,096,500.00%York, PA-97.60%
Marion, IN3,510,900.00%Wyandotte, KS-96.31%
Lancaster, PA3,301,500.00%Windsor, VT-88.49%
Luzerne, PA3,155,700.00%St. Louis, MO-85.72%
Jackson, MO3,076,400.00%Keweenaw, MI-27.97%
Berks, PA2,899,100.00%Roscommon, MI-17.71%
Montgomery, PA2,641,600.00%York, SC-13.81%
Schuylkill, PA2,597,900.00%Manitou, MI-13.25%
Lackawanna, PA2,119,400.00%Door, WI-9.68%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
ClevelandHarrison
Huron, MI42.67%Stevens, KS40.99%
Cedar, MO43.38%Moniteau, MO43.87%
Livingston, MO43.80%Laclede, MO44.81%
Worth, MO45.45%Kanabec, MN45.25%
Newton, MO45.48%Marinette, WI45.59%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
ClevelandHarrison
Roscommon, MI49.72%Perry, IN49.54%
Daviess, IN49.57%Winchester, VA49.46%
Spencer, IN49.34%Bucks, PA49.11%
Ripley, IN49.30%Wyoming, WV49.03%
Vanderburgh, IN49.08%Vinton, OH48.93%




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