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1888 United States presidential election in Connecticut

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1888

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Nominee Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Allen G. Thurman Levi P. Morton
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 74,920 74,584
Percentage 48.66% 48.44%

President before election

Grover Cleveland

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison

The 1888 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Connecticut voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland over the Republican nominee Benjamin Harrison. Cleveland won the state by a very narrow margin of 0.22%.


United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1888[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Grover Cleveland of New York Allen Granberry Thurman of New York 74,920 48.66% 6 100.00%
Republican Benjamin Harrison of Indiana Levi Parsons Morton of New York 74,584 48.44% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Clinton Bowen Fisk of New Jersey John Anderson Brooks of Missouri 4,234 2.75% 0 0.00%
Labor Alson Streeter of Illinois Charles E. Cunningham of Arkansas 240 0.16% 0 0.00%
Total 153,978 100.00% 6 100.00%


  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.