1896 Presidential General Election Results - Nebraska
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
William BryanArthur SewallDemocrat 115,007 51.53%8
William McKinleyGarret HobartRepublican 103,064 46.18%0
John PalmerSimon BucknerNat'l Democrat 2,885 1.29%0
Joshua LeveringHale JohnsonProhibition 1,243 0.56%0
Charles BentleyJames Southgate- 797 0.36%0
Charles MatchettMatthew MaguireSocialist 186 0.08%0
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Voter Turnout Graph
Vote Pie ChartState Seal
Election Notes:
  • Four Presidential Electors cast their Vice Presidential ballots for Thomas Watson.
  • Bryan party is listed as Democrat and People's Independent
  • No Candidate listed as Middle of the Road Populist
Demographic Data

1900 Population:1,066,300Enum.1900 Population Density:5.4persons/km2
1890 Population:0Enum.1890 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8
Land Area (2000):199,099km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0%

Election Data and Statistics:
Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Nebraska Legislative Reference Bureau, "Popular Vote by Counties for Presidential Candidates in Nebraska, 1868-1916," The Nebraska Blue Book and Historical Register 1918 (Lincoln, 1918)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.