United States presidential election in California, 1892

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United States presidential election in California, 1892
California
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Nominee Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison James Weaver
Party Democratic Republican Populist
Home state New York Indiana Iowa
Running mate Adlai E. Stevenson Whitelaw Reid James Field
Electoral vote 8 1 0
Popular vote 118,174 118,027 25,311
Percentage 43.83% 43.78% 9.39%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1892 United States presidential election in California refers to how California participated in the 1892 United States presidential election. California voted for the Democratic challenger, former president Grover Cleveland, over the Republican incumbent, Benjamin Harrison by an extremely narrow margin of just 147 votes, or a 0.05452% margin, which constitutes the fifth-closest statewide presidential election result on record, behind Florida in 2000, Maryland in 1832 and 1904, and California itself in 1912. One faithless elector cast a vote for Harrison.[citation needed]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1892[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Grover Cleveland 118,174 43.83% 8
Republican Benjamin Harrison (incumbent) 118,027 43.78% 1
People's James Weaver 25,311 9.39% 0
Prohibition John Bidwell 8,096 3.00% 0
No party Write-ins 1 0.00% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 269,609 100.00% 9
Voter turnout

Results by county[edit]

County Cleveland Votes Harrison Votes Weaver Votes Bidwell Votes Write-ins Votes
Colusa 57.20% 1,187 31.08% 645 9.20% 191 2.51% 52
Stanislaus 53.69% 1,369 38.90% 992 2.27% 58 5.14% 131
San Francisco 53.09% 31,022 41.78% 24,416 4.29% 2,508 0.84% 489
Del Norte 52.72% 339 36.55% 235 9.18% 59 1.56% 10
Modoc 52.05% 596 35.46% 406 9.26% 106 3.23% 37
Mariposa 51.98% 526 39.92% 404 6.92% 70 1.19% 12
Glenn 51.70% 808 33.78% 528 11.71% 183 2.82% 44
Yolo 50.74% 1,707 40.78% 1,372 4.01% 135 4.46% 150
Merced 50.46% 995 39.66% 782 6.39% 126 3.50% 69
Yuba 50.42% 1,198 45.41% 1,079 2.40% 57 1.77% 42
Kern 50.38% 1,266 39.47% 992 8.00% 201 2.15% 54
Tuolumne 50.27% 916 40.56% 739 6.20% 113 2.96% 54
Siskiyou 49.74% 1,605 46.27% 1,493 3.38% 109 0.62% 20
Sonoma 49.65% 3,451 43.40% 3,016 4.27% 297 2.68% 186
Mendocino 49.56% 2,023 41.87% 1,709 3.87% 158 4.70% 192
Amador 48.01% 1,255 43.04% 1,125 6.27% 164 2.68% 70
El Dorado 48.00% 1,270 43.80% 1,159 6.58% 174 1.63% 43
San Mateo 47.40% 1,020 50.56% 1,088 1.49% 32 0.56% 12
Trinity 46.92% 457 50.82% 495 1.95% 19 0.31% 3
Tehama 46.80% 1,045 43.39% 969 7.61% 170 2.19% 49
Calaveras 46.79% 1,276 49.69% 1,355 2.75% 75 0.77% 21
Lassen 46.66% 524 48.09% 540 3.56% 40 1.69% 19
Sutter 46.64% 735 47.27% 745 2.86% 45 3.24% 51
Butte 45.89% 2,141 46.73% 2,180 3.92% 183 3.45% 161
San Benito 45.56% 759 36.97% 616 15.37% 256 2.10% 35
Lake 44.97% 644 37.15% 532 14.53% 208 3.35% 48
Solano 44.52% 2,174 49.21% 2,403 4.36% 213 1.90% 93
San Joaquin 44.19% 3,106 42.08% 2,958 8.42% 592 5.31% 373
Plumas 43.62% 537 52.15% 642 2.19% 27 2.03% 25
Placer 43.08% 1,524 49.27% 1,743 5.23% 185 2.43% 86
Marin 42.88% 949 53.59% 1,186 2.67% 59 0.86% 19
Napa 42.43% 1,478 50.79% 1,769 4.97% 173 1.81% 63
Fresno 42.35% 3,453 37.18% 3,031 15.88% 1,295 4.59% 374
Contra Costa 42.30% 1,332 51.79% 1,631 3.84% 121 2.06% 65
Tulare 42.09% 2,613 31.96% 1,984 22.71% 1,410 3.24% 201
Santa Clara 40.12% 4,167 44.48% 4,620 10.50% 1,091 4.90% 509
Nevada 39.84% 1,634 42.84% 1,757 15.02% 616 2.29% 94
Shasta 39.41% 1,137 42.77% 1,234 15.11% 436 2.70% 78
Sacramento 39.23% 3,498 48.92% 4,362 9.97% 889 1.88% 168
Monterey 39.14% 1,606 41.65% 1,709 16.72% 686 2.49% 102
Sierra 38.61% 529 57.45% 787 3.36% 46 0.58% 8
Alameda 38.52% 7,114 47.60% 8,792 11.45% 2,114 2.44% 450
Santa Cruz 36.77% 1,512 44.82% 1,843 13.67% 562 4.74% 195
Los Angeles 35.64% 8,119 44.89% 10,226 13.55% 3,086 5.92% 1,348
Santa Barbara 34.88% 1,228 42.12% 1,483 18.15% 639 4.83% 170 0.03% 1
Ventura 34.80% 958 46.60% 1,283 15.07% 415 3.52% 97
Orange 34.49% 1,000 39.74% 1,152 16.56% 480 9.21% 267
Humboldt 33.98% 1,844 44.53% 2,416 19.09% 1,036 2.40% 130
San Bernardino 33.65% 2,546 48.71% 3,686 9.53% 721 8.11% 614
Inyo 33.25% 266 51.13% 409 10.63% 85 5.00% 40
San Luis Obispo 31.88% 1,199 38.10% 1,433 26.51% 997 3.51% 132
Mono 30.97% 166 53.36% 286 14.37% 77 1.31% 7
San Diego 30.26% 2,334 45.71% 3,525 19.70% 1,519 4.33% 334
Alpine 19.77% 17 75.58% 65 4.65% 4 0.00% 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1892 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.