1896 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1896

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Nominee William J. Bryan William McKinley
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Nebraska Ohio
Running mate Arthur Sewall Garret Hobart
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 167,168 148,683
Percentage 52.09% 46.33%

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

William McKinley
Republican

The 1896 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place on November 3, 1896. All contemporary 45 states were part of the 1896 United States presidential election. Tennessee voters chose twelve electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Tennessee was won by the Democratic nominees, former U.S. Representative William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska and his running mate Arthur Sewall of Maine.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1896[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic William Jennings Bryan 167,168 52.09% 12
Republican William McKinley 148,683 46.33% 0
Prohibition Joshua Levering 3,099 0.97% 0
National Democratic John M. Palmer 1,953 0.61% 0
Totals 320,903 100.00% 12
Voter turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; Presidential General Election Results – Tennessee

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