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1892 Primaries

Republican:

Harrison: 34.8% 380 delegates (wins the rest)

McKinley: 28.5% 404 delegates (wins Oregon, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, and Connecticut)

Blaine: 20% 144 delegates (wins Washington, California, Maine, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota, Minnesota, Louisiana, and Virginia)

Lincoln: 12.7% 58 delegates (wins Illinois)

Lodge: 4.1% 36 delegates (wins Massachusetts)

No one has the magic number of 512 delegates, so it goes to the convention.

Round 1: Lodge's delegates go to McKinley

Round 2: Lincoln's delegates go to Blaine

Round 3: Blaine's delegates go to McKinley

Round 4: McKinley: 642; Harrison: 380

VP candidate: James G. Blaine

 

Democrat:

Cleveland: 40.9% 540 delegates (wins the rest)

Hill: 22.6% 2016 delegates (wins Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Idaho, and Wyoming)

Boies: 10.8% 82 delegates (wins Louisiana, Iowa, Colorado, Nevada, Montana, and North Dakota)

Stevenson: 9.9% 38 delegates (wins Mississippi and South Carolina)

Gorman: 8.5% 84 delegates (wins Kansas, Alabama, North Carolina, and Maryland)

Carlisle: 7.3% 74 delegates (wins Kentucky and Ohio)

VP candidate: Stevenson

 

Populist:

Weaver: 100% 1850 delegates

Abstain: 350 delegates

VP candidate: Field

 

Prohibition:

Bidwell: 100% 2050 delegates

Abstain: 150 delegates

VP candidate: James Cranfill

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I'm going for Weaver. McKinley and Cleveland are about equally undesirable for me. 

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Bidwell if I lived back then, from a modern perspective I'd go for Mckinley.

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1892 General Election

McKinley: 43.5% 294 EVs (wins rest)

Cleveland: 46.6% 148 EVs (wins Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and Maryland)

Weaver: 7.3% 3 EVs (wins Nevada)

Bidwell: 2.7% 0 EVs

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Democrats would be pissed with that result!

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1896 Election:

McKinley is running for re-election.  Matthew Quay is the only challenger.

All default Democratic candidates are on.

Palmer is running as the national Democrat and Levering as the Prohibition candidate.

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I'll go for Bryan, if he's facing McKinley. 

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Bryan

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Mckinley again.

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1896 Primary Results:

Republican:

McKinley 97.7% 1030 delegates

Quay 2.3%

VP: Henry Cabot Lodge

Democrat:

Bland: 21.4% 252 delegates (wins Texas, Florida, Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Washington)

Bryan: 17.8% 220 delegates (wins Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and California); Endorses Bland

Matthews: 16.8% 126 delegates (wins New Hampshire, Vermont, Indiana, Wisconsin, New Jersey, North Dakota, Nevada, and Oregon); Endorses Bland

Boies: 12.4% 142 delegates (wins Connecticut, New York, Iowa, and Colorado)

Blackburn: 12.1% 122 delegates (Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and Michigan); Endorses Boies

McLean: 9.9% 48 delegates (wins Ohio); Endorses Pattison

Pattison: 9.6% 120 delegates (wins Maine, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware); Endorses Boies

VP: Bryan

National Democrat:

Palmer 1500 delegates

VP: Simon Buckner

Prohibition:

Levering 1900 delegates

VP: Hale Johnson

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Go Bland

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1896 General Results:

McKinley: 50.5% 332 EVs (wins rest)

Bland: 47.1% 116 EVs (Montana, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia)

Palmer: 1.4%

National Democrat: 1%

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27 minutes ago, jvikings1 said:

1896 General Results:

McKinley: 50.5% 332 EVs (wins rest)

Bland: 47.1% 116 EVs (Montana, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia)

Palmer: 1.4%

National Democrat: 1%

So I guess this means no President Teddy Roosevelt...

(Keep updating this, I just discovered this thread and it's interesting :))

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1900:

Republicans: Henry Cabot Lodge is the only candidates and is President McKinley's appointed successor.  His VP candidate is James Sherman.

Democrats: Seeing an unfavorable electorate, the Democratic candidate is William Jennings Brian.  His VP candidate is George Dewey.

Socialists: Eugene Debs with Ben Hanford as the VP candidate.

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1900 result:

Lodge: 57.4% 358 EVs (wins rest)

Bryan: 41.9% 90 EVs (wins Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida)

Debs: 0.7%

Lodge is President and Sherman is VP.

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1904:

Republicans: In a surprising move, President Lodge has declined to run.  Charles M. Fairbanks, William Howard Taft, and Robert La Follette are the 2 main Republican challengers.

Democrats: All defauly Democrats are on, but in a surprising move William Jennings Brian and Former President Grover Cleveland have declared.

Socialist: Eugene Debs is running again.

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1904 Primaries:

Republican:

Fairbanks: 52.1% 792 delegates (wins rest)

Taft: 40.4% (wins Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Iowa, Mississippi, and Florida)

La Follette: 7.5% 26 delegates (wins Wisconsin)

Faribanks is the nominee and James Sherman is renominated as the VP candidate.

Democrats:

Cleveland: 30.9% 526 delegates (wins the rest)

Parker: 25.9% 170 delegates (wins West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Minnesota, and Michigan

Hearst: 11.4% 174 delegates (wins California, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Iowa)

Bryan: 7.2% 40 delegates (wins Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, and Colorado)

Olney: 6% 36 delegates (wins Massachusetts)

Wall: 5.9% 26 delegates (wins Wisconsin)

Cockrell: 5.7% 36 delegates (wins Missouri)

Williams: 4.1% 16 delegates (wins Nebraska)

Gray: 2.8% 6 delegates (wins Delaware)

Cleveland is the nominee and Fairbanks is the VP candidate.

Socialists:

Debs: 100% 2250 delegates

Debs is the nominee and Ben Hanford is the VP candidate.

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1904 election:

Cleveland: 97.2% 475 EVs

Debs: 2.8%

Cleveland has been re-elected to a 2nd non-consecutive term and Fairbanks has been elected VP.

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1908 election:

Republicans: All default on candidates are running.

Democrats: All default on candidates are running.  William Hearst and Alton Parker have also declared.

Socialists: Eugene Debs is running again.

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1908 Primary Results:

Republican:

Fairbanks: 35.2% (wins Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine) 450 delegates

Taft: 29% (wins the rest) 408 delegates

Hughes: 8% 108 delegates (wins New York and South Carolina) (endorsed Taft)

Cortelyou: 7.2%

La Follette: 5.8% 26 delegates (wins Wisconsin) (Endorsed Hughes)

Cannon: 5.8% 58 delegates (wins Illinois) (Endorsed Fairbanks)

Foraker: 3.8%

Knox: 3.1%

Shaw: 2.1%

Taft is the nominee and Roosevelt is his VP candidate.

Democrat:

Bryan: 52.7% 774 delegates

Parker: 17.8% 150 delegates (wins New York, Virginia, and Massachusetts)

Hearst: 12.8% (wins New Jersey)

Gray: 8.4% (wins Georgia, Delaware, and Connecticut)

Johnson: 8.3% 40 (wins Minnesota and Maryland)

Bryan is the nominee and John Kern is the VP candidate.

Socialist:

Debs is the nominee and Ben Hanford is his VP candidate.

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1908 result:

Taft: 53.4% 417 EVs

Bryan: 43.2% 108 EVs (wins Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Delaware)

Debs: 3.4%

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1912 Primaries

Republican:

Taft: 60.2% 740 delegates (wins the rest)

Roosevelt: 34% 298 delegates (wins North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, California, Oregon, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey)

La Follette: 5.7% 26 delegates (wins Wisconsin)

Taft is the nominee and Clark is the VP.

Democrats:

Wilson: 32.7% 652 delegates

Clark: 13.5% 110 delegates (wins California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts) (became Taft's VP candidate; was in 2nd before that)

Underwood: 19.4% 72 delegates (wins Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia)

Harmon: 14.7% 158 delegates (wins Louisiana, New York, and Ohio)

Baldwin: 8.8% 34 delegates (wins Vermont and Connecticut)

Marshall: 7.3% 38 delegates (wins Indiana and Montana)

Foss: 3.6%

Wilson is the nominee and Marshall is the VP candidate.

Socialist:

Debs is the nominee with Emil Ssiedel as the VP candidate.

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1912 General Election:

Taft: 58.1% 438 EVs (wins the rest)

Wilson: 38.1% 93 EVs (wins Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia)

Debs: 3.8%

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1916:

Republican: All default on are on except Taft, Lodge, and Knox are on

Democrats: Wilson and Bryan are the only 2 running.

Socialists: Benson is the only one running.

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1916 primaries

Republican:

Fairbanks: 42.5% 511 delegates (wins rest)

Hughes: 12.6% 134 delegates (wins Wyoming and tied with Fairbanks in Kansas)

Weeks: 8.7% 76 delegates (wins Massachusetts and New Mexico)

Root: 9.7% 84 delegates (wins New York and Washington)

Cummins: 5.6% 50 delegates (wins South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa)

Roosevelt: 5% 25 delegates (wins Idaho)

Burton: 4.5% 30 delegates (wins Ohio)

Sherman: 3.4% 22 delegates

La Follette: 3% 17 delegates (wins New Hampshire and Wisconsin)

Brumbaugh: 2.7% 21 delegates

Ford: 1.1% 9 delegates

du Pont: 1.1% 2 delegates

Fairbanks is the nominee and Ford is the VP candidate.

Democrats:

Wilson: 

Bryan: 

Wilson is the nominee and Thomas Marshall is the VP candidate

Socialists:

Benson is the nominee and George Kirkpatrick is the VP candidate.

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