1908 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
William TaftJames ShermanRepublican 629,932 54.53%27
William BryanJohn KernDemocrat 450,810 39.02%0
Eugene DebsBenjamin HanfordSocialist 34,711 3.00%0
Eugene ChafinAaron WatkinsProhibition 29,364 2.54%0
Thomas HisgenJohn GravesIndependence 7,724 0.67%0
YOther (+) - - 2,713 0.23%0
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Election Notes:
  • The vote given is that cast for the elector receiving the highest aggregate vote cast in each county for the elector by the party represented.
Demographic Data

1910 Population:5,638,591Enum.1910 Population Density:39.2persons/km2
1900 Population:4,821,550Enum.1900 Population Density:33.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:27
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.6%

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