1900 United States presidential election in California

1900 United States presidential election in California

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Nominee William McKinley William Jennings Bryan
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Nebraska
Running mate Theodore Roosevelt Adlai E. Stevenson
Electoral vote 9 0
Popular vote 164,755 124,985
Percentage 54.50% 41.34%

President before election

William McKinley
Republican

Elected President

William McKinley
Republican

In the 1900 United States presidential election, California voted for the Republican incumbent, William McKinley, in a landslide over the Democratic challenger, Nebraska representative and 1896 nominee William Jennings Bryan.

Results[edit]

1900 United States presidential election in California[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican William McKinley (incumbent) 164,755 54.50% 9
Democratic William Jennings Bryan 124,985 41.34% 0
Socialist Labor Joseph Moloney 7,554 2.50% 0
Prohibition John Woolley 5,024 1.66% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 302,808 100.00% 9
Voter turnout

Results by county[edit]

County[2] William McKinley
Republican
William Jennings Bryan
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin
% # % # % # % #
Alpine 82.14% 69 17.86% 15 0.00% 0 64.29% 54
Humboldt 66.32% 3,902 28.86% 1,698 4.83% 284 37.46% 2,204
Alameda 64.64% 14,324 30.13% 6,677 5.23% 1,158 34.51% 7,647
Riverside 61.14% 2,329 29.77% 1,134 9.08% 346 31.37% 1,195
Marin 63.58% 1,681 34.19% 904 2.23% 59 29.39% 777
San Mateo 63.00% 1,645 35.01% 914 1.99% 52 28.00% 731
Lassen 58.10% 549 34.50% 326 7.41% 70 23.60% 223
Sierra 60.99% 702 37.88% 436 1.13% 13 23.11% 266
Santa Clara 58.25% 7,107 37.76% 4,607 3.98% 486 20.49% 2,500
Plumas 58.45% 640 40.37% 442 1.19% 13 18.08% 198
Los Angeles 55.10% 19,200 37.76% 13,158 7.15% 2,490 17.34% 6,042
Napa 56.71% 2,017 40.26% 1,432 3.04% 108 16.45% 585
Contra Costa 57.02% 2,165 40.80% 1,549 2.19% 83 16.22% 616
San Diego 54.91% 3,800 38.69% 2,678 6.40% 443 16.21% 1,122
San Francisco 55.71% 35,208 39.89% 25,212 4.40% 2,782 15.82% 9,996
Nevada 55.91% 2,449 40.14% 1,758 3.95% 173 15.78% 691
Solano 55.36% 3,114 40.21% 2,262 4.43% 249 15.15% 852
Santa Cruz 53.19% 2,173 40.02% 1,635 6.78% 277 13.17% 538
San Bernardino 52.15% 3,135 39.05% 2,347 8.80% 529 13.11% 788
Sutter 54.93% 819 43.06% 642 2.01% 30 11.87% 177
Ventura 53.54% 1,708 41.79% 1,333 4.67% 149 11.76% 375
Sacramento 54.78% 5,506 43.03% 4,325 2.19% 220 11.75% 1,181
Placer 54.64% 2,009 43.30% 1,592 2.07% 76 11.34% 417
Sonoma 54.04% 4,381 43.38% 3,517 2.58% 209 10.66% 864
Calaveras 54.59% 1,600 43.94% 1,288 1.47% 43 10.64% 312
Santa Barbara 52.58% 1,988 42.29% 1,599 5.13% 194 10.29% 389
Yuba 54.08% 1,179 44.54% 971 1.38% 30 9.54% 208
Orange 51.24% 2,155 42.25% 1,777 6.51% 274 8.99% 378
Mendocino 53.15% 2,192 45.13% 1,861 1.72% 71 8.03% 331
Kings 51.76% 1,032 43.73% 872 4.51% 90 8.02% 160
Butte 52.55% 2,322 45.51% 2,011 1.95% 86 7.04% 311
San Joaquin 52.01% 3,318 45.04% 2,873 2.95% 188 6.98% 445
Del Norte 51.78% 334 45.12% 291 3.10% 20 6.67% 43
Amador 52.64% 1,384 45.99% 1,209 1.37% 36 6.66% 175
Siskiyou 52.36% 1,898 46.01% 1,668 1.63% 59 6.34% 230
Trinity 52.36% 544 46.68% 485 0.96% 10 5.68% 59
Mono 52.11% 284 47.34% 258 0.55% 3 4.77% 26
Monterey 50.10% 1,964 46.56% 1,825 3.34% 131 3.55% 139
Tehama 50.35% 1,210 47.36% 1,138 2.29% 55 3.00% 72
Madera 49.58% 764 47.83% 737 2.60% 40 1.75% 27
Fresno 47.34% 3,585 47.41% 3,590 5.26% 398 -0.07% -5
San Benito 46.71% 724 50.71% 786 2.58% 40 -4.00% -62
San Luis Obispo 45.81% 1,564 50.18% 1,713 4.01% 137 -4.36% -149
Yolo 45.81% 1,510 51.18% 1,687 3.00% 99 -5.37% -177
Shasta 44.70% 1,681 51.79% 1,948 3.51% 132 -7.10% -267
Kern 45.17% 1,692 52.32% 1,960 2.51% 94 -7.15% -268
Tuolumne 45.09% 1,309 52.70% 1,530 2.20% 64 -7.61% -221
El Dorado 45.14% 1,193 53.20% 1,406 1.66% 44 -8.06% -213
Modoc 44.78% 446 53.41% 532 1.81% 18 -8.63% -86
Stanislaus 43.81% 1,058 52.59% 1,270 3.60% 87 -8.78% -212
Lake 41.45% 584 52.95% 746 5.61% 79 -11.50% -162
Tulare 41.41% 1,755 53.00% 2,246 5.59% 237 -11.59% -491
Inyo 42.35% 396 54.01% 505 3.64% 34 -11.66% -109
Merced 41.59% 811 55.44% 1,081 2.97% 58 -13.85% -270
Mariposa 40.79% 505 57.92% 717 1.29% 16 -17.12% -212
Glenn 39.49% 494 58.91% 737 1.60% 20 -19.42% -243
Colusa 35.98% 648 59.69% 1,075 4.33% 78 -23.71% -427

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 Presidential General Election Results – California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
  2. ^ Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote; 1896-1932 (second edition); pp. 145-150 Published 1947 by Stanford University Press