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U.S. presidential election, 1888

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
Benjamin Harrison (W) 233 5,439,853 Republican Levi P. Morton (233)
Grover Cleveland 168 5,540,309 Democrat Allen G. Thurman (168)
Other elections: 1876, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register (http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/electoral_college/scores#1888)

Prohibition Party candidate Clinton B. Fisk[?] gathered 249,819 popular votes, signaling the growing influence of the Prohibition movement in American politics.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1888

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