Presidential Election 1888

Facts about the 1888 Presidential Election


The 26th Presidential election was held in 1888. The two major contenders were Benjamin Harrison from the Republican Party and Grover Cleveland from the Democratic Party.

Benjamin Harrison was the winner of the 1888 Presidential election with 233 electoral votes.

Grover Cleveland lost the 1888 Presidential election with 168 electoral votes. Note that Cleveland did run again in 1892 and won the election like he also did in 1884.

Also interesting to note that although Grover Cleveland did win the popular vote, he lost the election to Benjamin Harrison because he got less electoral votes.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1888 Presidential election was Levi P Morton.

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President Benjamin Harrison


President Grover Cleveland



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The 1888 Presidential election information above was created to answer the following questions: Who were the contenders in the 1888 Presidential election? Who won the 1888 Presidential election? Who lost the 1888 Presidential election? How many electoral votes did the winner of the 1888 election get? How many electoral votes did the loser get in the 1888 Presidential election? Who was the winner's running mate in the 1888 Presidential election?















 
 
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