1888 United States presidential election in Ohio

The 1888 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 6, 1888 as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. State voters chose twenty-three electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1888 United States presidential election in Ohio

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 23 0
Popular vote 416,054 396,455
Percentage 49.51% 47.18%

County Results

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

Ohio was narrowly won by Republican Party candidate, Benjamin Harrison, with 49.51 percent of the popular vote. The Democratic Party candidate, incumbent President Grover Cleveland, garnered 47.18 percent of the popular vote.[1]

Results

1888 United States presidential election in Ohio
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison 416,054 49.51% 23
Democratic Grover Cleveland 396,455 47.18% 0
Prohibition Clinton Fisk 24,356 2.90% 0
Union Labor Alson Streeter 3,496 0.42% 0
Totals 840,361 100.0% 23

Results by county

Benjamin Harrison[2]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[2]
Democratic
Clinton Bowen Fisk[3]
Prohibition
Alson Jenness Streeter[3]
Union Labor
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 2,870 47.71% 3,022 50.24% 123 2.04% 0 0.00% -152 -2.53% 6,015
Allen 3,761 41.07% 5,123 55.94% 240 2.62% 34 0.37% -1,362 -14.87% 9,158
Ashland 2,445 42.32% 3,152 54.56% 180 3.12% 0 0.00% -707 -12.24% 5,777
Ashtabula 7,164 67.39% 2,675 25.16% 758 7.13% 34 0.32% 4,489 42.23% 10,631
Athens 4,570 69.58% 1,612 24.54% 339 5.16% 47 0.72% 2,958 45.04% 6,568
Auglaize 2,212 35.55% 3,928 63.12% 82 1.32% 1 0.02% -1,716 -27.58% 6,223
Belmont 6,615 51.55% 5,778 45.02% 435 3.39% 5 0.04% 837 6.52% 12,833
Brown 3,055 40.95% 4,237 56.79% 169 2.27% 0 0.00% -1,182 -15.84% 7,461
Butler 4,143 34.77% 7,454 62.55% 262 2.20% 57 0.48% -3,311 -27.79% 11,916
Carroll 2,405 55.81% 1,746 40.52% 130 3.02% 28 0.65% 659 15.29% 4,309
Champaign 3,933 53.58% 3,049 41.53% 351 4.78% 8 0.11% 884 12.04% 7,341
Clark 7,128 51.79% 5,860 42.58% 761 5.53% 13 0.09% 1,268 9.21% 13,762
Clermont 4,097 48.17% 4,180 49.15% 207 2.43% 21 0.25% -83 -0.98% 8,505
Clinton 3,816 59.53% 2,305 35.96% 289 4.51% 0 0.00% 1,511 23.57% 6,410
Columbiana 7,700 57.08% 5,154 38.21% 473 3.51% 163 1.21% 2,546 18.87% 13,490
Coshocton 2,768 42.21% 3,567 54.39% 223 3.40% 0 0.00% -799 -12.18% 6,558
Crawford 2,681 33.58% 5,085 63.68% 185 2.32% 34 0.43% -2,404 -30.11% 7,985
Cuyahoga 25,994 50.92% 23,949 46.92% 719 1.41% 384 0.75% 2,045 4.01% 51,046
Darke 4,267 41.84% 5,495 53.88% 424 4.16% 13 0.13% -1,228 -12.04% 10,199
Defiance 2,245 37.23% 3,567 59.15% 176 2.92% 42 0.70% -1,322 -21.92% 6,030
Delaware 3,432 49.66% 3,004 43.47% 450 6.51% 25 0.36% 428 6.19% 6,911
Erie 3,721 45.49% 4,322 52.84% 119 1.45% 17 0.21% -601 -7.35% 8,179
Fairfield 3,058 37.64% 4,846 59.65% 220 2.71% 0 0.00% -1,788 -22.01% 8,124
Fayette 3,316 58.44% 2,192 38.63% 164 2.89% 2 0.04% 1,124 19.81% 5,674
Franklin 13,453 47.59% 14,126 49.97% 603 2.13% 89 0.31% -673 -2.38% 28,271
Fulton 2,901 55.72% 1,997 38.36% 288 5.53% 20 0.38% 904 17.36% 5,206
Gallia 3,651 61.33% 2,216 37.22% 86 1.44% 0 0.00% 1,435 24.11% 5,953
Geauga 2,712 71.80% 843 22.32% 216 5.72% 6 0.16% 1,869 49.48% 3,777
Greene 4,893 61.70% 2,682 33.82% 353 4.45% 2 0.03% 2,211 27.88% 7,930
Guernsey 3,560 54.40% 2,520 38.51% 450 6.88% 14 0.21% 1,040 15.89% 6,544
Hamilton 41,507 51.50% 37,661 46.73% 470 0.58% 953 1.18% 3,846 4.77% 80,591
Hancock 4,634 48.49% 4,539 47.49% 351 3.67% 33 0.35% 95 0.99% 9,557
Hardin 3,611 49.54% 3,339 45.81% 331 4.54% 8 0.11% 272 3.73% 7,289
Harrison 2,763 54.93% 1,927 38.31% 335 6.66% 5 0.10% 836 16.62% 5,030
Henry 2,047 35.29% 3,583 61.77% 168 2.90% 3 0.05% -1,536 -26.48% 5,801
Highland 3,576 48.61% 3,489 47.42% 283 3.85% 9 0.12% 87 1.18% 7,357
Hocking 2,113 43.47% 2,541 52.27% 153 3.15% 54 1.11% -428 -8.80% 4,861
Holmes 1,241 25.81% 3,388 70.45% 180 3.74% 0 0.00% -2,147 -44.65% 4,809
Huron 4,392 53.35% 3,438 41.76% 356 4.32% 46 0.56% 954 11.59% 8,232
Jackson 3,570 53.67% 2,628 39.51% 249 3.74% 205 3.08% 942 14.16% 6,652
Jefferson 5,106 58.08% 3,293 37.46% 385 4.38% 7 0.08% 1,813 20.62% 8,791
Knox 3,588 48.68% 3,528 47.86% 248 3.36% 7 0.09% 60 0.81% 7,371
Lake 2,987 68.37% 1,157 26.48% 184 4.21% 41 0.94% 1,830 41.89% 4,369
Lawrence 4,713 59.54% 3,068 38.76% 135 1.71% 0 0.00% 1,645 20.78% 7,916
Licking 4,867 43.04% 6,199 54.82% 204 1.80% 37 0.33% -1,332 -11.78% 11,307
Logan 4,115 59.34% 2,533 36.52% 283 4.08% 4 0.06% 1,582 22.81% 6,935
Lorain 5,235 57.32% 3,311 36.25% 583 6.38% 4 0.04% 1,924 21.07% 9,133
Lucas 9,443 51.29% 8,638 46.92% 290 1.58% 41 0.22% 805 4.37% 18,412
Madison 2,708 50.71% 2,376 44.49% 255 4.78% 1 0.02% 332 6.22% 5,340
Mahoning 6,162 51.31% 5,337 44.44% 439 3.66% 72 0.60% 825 6.87% 12,010
Marion 2,521 41.38% 3,297 54.12% 274 4.50% 0 0.00% -776 -12.74% 6,092
Medina 3,333 58.08% 2,181 38.00% 224 3.90% 1 0.02% 1,152 20.07% 5,739
Meigs 3,989 60.41% 2,413 36.54% 195 2.95% 6 0.09% 1,576 23.87% 6,603
Mercer 1,841 30.01% 4,146 67.58% 134 2.18% 14 0.23% -2,305 -37.57% 6,135
Miami 5,312 53.04% 4,258 42.51% 426 4.25% 20 0.20% 1,054 10.52% 10,016
Monroe 1,621 29.04% 3,886 69.63% 74 1.33% 0 0.00% -2,265 -40.58% 5,581
Montgomery 12,491 47.89% 13,142 50.38% 431 1.65% 20 0.08% -651 -2.50% 26,084
Morgan 2,531 53.97% 1,974 42.09% 183 3.90% 2 0.04% 557 11.88% 4,690
Morrow 2,514 51.02% 2,068 41.97% 306 6.21% 39 0.79% 446 9.05% 4,927
Muskingum 6,234 49.97% 5,884 47.17% 337 2.70% 20 0.16% 350 2.81% 12,475
Noble 2,515 53.18% 2,087 44.13% 90 1.90% 37 0.78% 428 9.05% 4,729
Ottawa 1,730 35.73% 3,065 63.30% 43 0.89% 4 0.08% -1,335 -27.57% 4,842
Paulding 2,975 50.51% 2,781 47.22% 133 2.26% 1 0.02% 194 3.29% 5,890
Perry 3,528 49.16% 3,474 48.40% 145 2.02% 30 0.42% 54 0.75% 7,177
Pickaway 3,046 43.40% 3,831 54.58% 142 2.02% 0 0.00% -785 -11.18% 7,019
Pike 1,769 43.90% 2,162 53.65% 91 2.26% 8 0.20% -393 -9.75% 4,030
Portage 3,880 52.36% 3,260 43.99% 249 3.36% 21 0.28% 620 8.37% 7,410
Preble 3,157 49.06% 2,966 46.09% 312 4.85% 0 0.00% 191 2.97% 6,435
Putnam 2,355 34.61% 4,261 62.62% 169 2.48% 20 0.29% -1,906 -28.01% 6,805
Richland 4,188 43.43% 5,198 53.90% 246 2.55% 12 0.12% -1,010 -10.47% 9,644
Ross 4,942 50.70% 4,584 47.03% 217 2.23% 4 0.04% 358 3.67% 9,747
Sandusky 3,218 44.10% 3,917 53.68% 112 1.53% 50 0.69% -699 -9.58% 7,297
Scioto 4,070 55.02% 3,075 41.57% 156 2.11% 96 1.30% 995 13.45% 7,397
Seneca 4,165 43.08% 5,232 54.12% 213 2.20% 58 0.60% -1,067 -11.04% 9,668
Shelby 2,447 39.67% 3,597 58.32% 119 1.93% 5 0.08% -1,150 -18.64% 6,168
Stark 8,763 47.29% 9,094 49.07% 543 2.93% 131 0.71% -331 -1.79% 18,531
Summit 6,455 51.43% 5,495 43.78% 499 3.98% 103 0.82% 960 7.65% 12,552
Trumbull 6,299 62.47% 3,177 31.51% 573 5.68% 34 0.34% 3,122 30.96% 10,083
Tuscarawas 4,730 45.23% 5,484 52.44% 228 2.18% 15 0.14% -754 -7.21% 10,457
Union 3,468 58.53% 2,224 37.54% 219 3.70% 14 0.24% 1,244 21.00% 5,925
Van Wert 3,411 48.18% 3,398 48.00% 269 3.80% 1 0.01% 13 0.18% 7,079
Vinton 1,832 48.93% 1,865 49.81% 43 1.15% 4 0.11% -33 -0.88% 3,744
Warren 4,173 59.78% 2,598 37.22% 209 2.99% 1 0.01% 1,575 22.56% 6,981
Washington 4,921 51.24% 4,446 46.29% 218 2.27% 19 0.20% 475 4.95% 9,604
Wayne 4,161 43.77% 4,888 51.41% 448 4.71% 10 0.11% -727 -7.65% 9,507
Williams 3,071 48.99% 2,977 47.50% 172 2.74% 48 0.77% 94 1.50% 6,268
Wood 5,199 51.68% 4,431 44.05% 380 3.78% 50 0.50% 768 7.63% 10,060
Wyandot 2,256 41.64% 2,981 55.02% 177 3.27% 4 0.07% -725 -13.38% 5,418
Totals416,05549.57%395,45647.11%24,3562.90%3,4910.42%20,5992.45%839,358

References

  1. Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; 1888 Presidential General Election Results – Ohio
  2. Géoelections; Presidential election of 1888 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  3. Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton Fisk (xlsx file for €15)
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