United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888
November 6, 1888

Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 30 0
Popular vote 526,091 446,633
Percentage 52.74% 44.77%

President before election

Grover Cleveland

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison

The 1888 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose 30 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won Pennsylvania by a margin of 7.97%.


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison 526,091 52.74% 30
Democratic Grover Cleveland (incumbent) 446,633 44.77% 0
Prohibition Clinton Fisk 20,947 2.10% 0
Union Labor Alson Streeter 3,873 0.39% 0
American James Curtis 24 0.00% 0
Totals 997,568 100.0% 30


  1. "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
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