United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1916

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1916
November 7, 1916

Nominee Charles Evans Hughes Woodrow Wilson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York New Jersey
Running mate Charles W. Fairbanks Thomas R. Marshall
Electoral vote 38 0
Popular vote 703,823 521,784
Percentage 54.26% 40.22%

County results

President before election

Woodrow Wilson

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson

The 1916 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 7, 1916 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 38 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and former New York Governor Charles Evans Hughes, over the Democratic nominee, President Woodrow Wilson. Hughes won Pennsylvania by a large margin of 14.04%.


United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Charles Evans Hughes 703,823 54.26% 38
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 521,784 40.22% 0
Socialist Allan Benson 42,638 3.29% 0
Prohibition James Hanly 28,525 2.20% 0
Socialist Labor Arthur Reimer 419 0.03% 0


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