1916 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

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1916 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

The United States presidential election of 1916 was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916. Incumbent President Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic candidate, was pitted against Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate. After a hard-fought contest, Wilson defeated Hughes by nearly 600,000 votes in the popular vote and secured a narrow majority in the Electoral College by winning several swing states with razor-thin margins. 

1916 US Presidential Election Result

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral Running mate
Count Pct vote Vice-presidential candidate Home state Elect. vote
Woodrow Wilson(Incumbent) Democratic New Jersey 91,26,868 49.24% 277 Thomas R. Marshall Indiana 277
Charles Evans Hughes Republican New York 85,48,728 46.12% 254 Charles W. Fairbanks Indiana 254
Allan L. Benson Socialist New York 5,90,524 3.19% 0 George Ross Kirkpatrick New Jersey 0
Frank Hanly Prohibition Indiana 2,21,302 1.19% 0 Ira Landrith Tennessee 0
No Candidate Progressive (n/a) 33,406 0.18% 0 (n/a) (n/a) 0
Arthur E. Reimer Socialist Labor Massachusetts 15,295 0.08% 0 Caleb Harrison Illinois 0
Other 462 0.00% Other
Total 1,85,36,585 100% 531   531
Needed to win 266   266

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