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U.S. presidential election, 1908

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
William Howard Taft (W) 321 7,678,908 Republican James S. Sherman (321)
William Jennings Bryan 162 6,409,104 Democrat John W. Kern[?] (162)
Other elections: 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register (http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/electoral_college/scores#1908)

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Other candidates:

  • Socialist Party candidate Eugene V. Debs received 420,380 popular votes
  • Prohibition Party candidate Eugene W. Chafin received 252,821 popular votes

Vice-President James S. Sherman died in office October 30, 1912.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1908

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