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U.S. presidential election, 1916

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey (W) 277 9,129,606 49.4 Democrat Thomas R. Marshall of Indiana (277)
Charles Evans Hughes of New York 254 8,538,221 46.2 Republican Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana (254)
Total 100.0%
Other elections: 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register


Woodrow Wilson campaigned for reelection on a pledge of continued neutrality in the Great War in Europe.

A. L. Benson of the Socialist Party received 589,924 popular votes (3.2%).

J. Frank Hanly of the Prohibition Party received 221,030 popular votes (1.2%).

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1916, History of the United States (1865-1918)