|Presidential Candidate||Electoral Vote||Popular Vote||Pct||Party||Running Mate
|Benjamin Harrison of Indiana (W)||233||5,439,853||48.4||Republican||Levi P. Morton of New York (233)|
|Grover Cleveland of New York||168||5,540,309||49.3||Democrat||Allen G. Thurman of Ohio (168)|
|Other elections: 1876, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900|
|Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register|
The election was held on November 6, 1888. Grover Cleveland won the overall popular vote, but was voted out of office because he lost in the Electoral College to Republican challenger Benjamin Harrison.