1896 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
William BryanArthur SewallPopulist 41,225 49.70%4
William McKinleyGarret HobartRepublican 41,042 49.48%0
Joshua LeveringHale JohnsonProhibition 683 0.82%0
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Election Notes:
  • Two Presidential Electors cast their Vice Presidential ballots for Thomas Watson.
Demographic Data

1900 Population:401,570Enum.1900 Population Density:2.0persons/km2
1890 Population:0Enum.1890 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State, comp., "Official Vote of South Dakota by Counties November Election, 1896," South Dakota Legislative Manual 1909 (Pierre: State Publishing Company, 1909)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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