United States presidential election in Nevada, 1892

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United States presidential election in Nevada, 1892

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  Weaver-James-1870s.jpg Benjamin Harrison, head and shoulders bw photo, 1896.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png
Nominee James B. Weaver Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Populist Republican Democratic
Home state Iowa Indiana New York
Running mate James G. Field Whitelaw Reid Adlai Stevenson I
Electoral vote 3 0 0
Popular vote 7,264 2,811 714
Percentage 66.78% 25.84% 6.56%

President before election

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Elected President

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

The 1892 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 8, 1892. All contemporary 44 states were part of the 1892 United States presidential election. Nevada voters chose three electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Nevada was won by the Populist nominees, James B. Weaver of Iowa and his running mate James G. Field of Virginia. Weaver and Field defeated the Republican nominees, incumbent President Benjamin Harrison of Indiana and his running mate Whitelaw Reid of New York.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Nevada, 1892[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
People's James Weaver 7,264 66.78% 3
Republican Benjamin Harrison (incumbent) 2,811 25.84% 0
Democratic Grover Cleveland 714 6.56% 0
Prohibition John Bidwell 89 0.82% 0
Totals 10,878 100.00% 3
Voter turnout

Results by county[edit]

Benjamin Harrison[2]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[2]
Democratic
James Baird Weaver[3]
People’s
John Bidwell[4]
Prohibition
Margin[a] Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Churchill 57 29.84% 4 2.09% 129 67.54% 1 0.52% -72 -37.70% 191
Douglas 196 49.62% 36 9.11% 157 39.75% 6 1.52% 39 9.87% 395
Elko 218 18.71% 49 4.21% 892 76.57% 6 0.52% -674 -57.85% 1,165
Esmeralda 84 16.83% 19 3.81% 394 78.96% 2 0.40% -310 -62.12% 499
Eureka 48 6.21% 10 1.29% 706 91.33% 9 1.16% -658 -85.12% 773
Humboldt 54 6.75% 27 3.38% 714 89.25% 5 0.63% -660 -82.50% 800
Lander 52 9.92% 30 5.73% 437 83.40% 5 0.95% -385 -73.47% 524
Lincoln 99 18.33% 26 4.81% 413 76.48% 2 0.37% -314 -58.15% 540
Lyon 152 25.55% 36 6.05% 403 67.73% 4 0.67% -251 -42.18% 595
Nye 14 5.36% 7 2.68% 238 91.19% 2 0.77% -224 -85.82% 261
Ormsby 417 48.38% 31 3.60% 406 47.10% 8 0.93% 11 1.28% 862
Storey 819 37.04% 196 8.86% 1,189 53.78% 7 0.32% -370 -16.73% 2,211
Washoe 530 32.56% 235 14.43% 834 51.23% 29 1.78% -304 -18.67% 1,628
White Pine 71 16.36% 8 1.84% 352 81.11% 3 0.69% -281 -64.75% 434
Totals 2,811 25.84% 714 6.56% 7,264 66.78% 89 0.82% -4,453 -40.94% 10,878

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Because Harrison and Weaver ran in the top two places in Nevada and in every county within the state, all margins given are Harrison vote minus Weaver vote and Harrison percentage minus Weaver percentage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; Presidential General Election Results – Nevada
  2. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1892 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for John Bidwell (xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote for James B. Weaver (xlsx file for €15)