1912 United States presidential election in Idaho

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United States presidential election in Idaho, 1912

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  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg William Howard Taft - Harris and Ewing.jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson William Howard Taft
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New Jersey Ohio
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Nicholas M. Butler
(replacing James S. Sherman)
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 33,921 32,810
Percentage 32.08% 31.02%

  Theodore Roosevelt-Pach.jpg EugeneVictorDebs.png
Nominee Theodore Roosevelt Eugene V. Debs
Party Progressive Socialist
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Hiram Johnson Emil Seidel
Electoral vote 0 0
Popular vote 25,527 11,960
Percentage 24.14% 11.31%

President before election

William Howard Taft
Republican

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

The 1912 United States presidential election in Idaho took place on November 5, 1912, as part of the 1912 United States presidential election. Idaho voters chose four representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Idaho was won by New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson (DVirginia), running with governor of Indiana Thomas R. Marshall, with 32.08 percent of the popular vote, against the 27th president of the United States William Howard Taft (ROhio), running with Columbia University President Nicholas Murray Butler, with 31.02 percent of the popular vote, the 26th president of the United States Theodore Roosevelt (PNew York), running with governor of California Hiram Johnson, with 24.14 percent of the popular vote and the five-time candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States Eugene V. Debs (SIndiana), running with the first Socialist mayor of a major city in the United States Emil Seidel, with 11.31 percent of the popular vote.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Idaho, 1912[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 33,921 32.08%
Republican William Howard Taft 32,810 31.02%
Progressive Theodore Roosevelt 25,527 24.14%
Socialist Eugene V. Debs 11,960 11.31%
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 1,536 1.45%
Total votes 105,754 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

Woodrow Wilson[2]
Democratic
William Howard Taft[2]
Republican
Theodore Roosevelt[3]
Progressive
Eugene Victor Debs[4]
Socialist
Eugene Chafin[4]
Prohibition
Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Ada 2,569 25.71% 3,198 32.00% 3,512 35.14% 599 5.99% 116 1.16% 9,994
Adams 417 27.76% 598 39.81% 292 19.44% 176 11.72% 19 1.26% 1,502
Bannock 1,486 30.82% 2,316 48.04% 599 12.42% 412 8.55% 8 0.17% 4,821
Bear Lake 916 36.73% 1,271 50.96% 274 10.99% 32 1.28% 1 0.04% 2,494
Bingham 814 27.38% 1,440 48.44% 453 15.24% 266 8.95% 0 0.00% 2,973
Blaine 996 36.24% 988 35.95% 371 13.50% 368 13.39% 25 0.91% 2,748
Boise 743 33.53% 651 29.38% 504 22.74% 303 13.67% 15 0.68% 2,216
Bonner 1,055 25.56% 711 17.23% 1,247 30.22% 1,058 25.64% 56 1.36% 4,127
Bonneville 864 28.44% 1,176 38.71% 628 20.67% 350 11.52% 20 0.66% 3,038
Canyon 2,432 29.38% 1,842 22.25% 2,846 34.38% 848 10.24% 311 3.76% 8,279
Cassia 846 26.76% 1,459 46.16% 471 14.90% 365 11.55% 20 0.63% 3,161
Clearwater 549 34.90% 373 23.71% 345 21.93% 284 18.05% 22 1.40% 1,573
Custer 501 42.14% 326 27.42% 236 19.85% 122 10.26% 4 0.34% 1,189
Elmore 536 34.99% 415 27.09% 382 24.93% 190 12.40% 9 0.59% 1,532
Fremont 1,911 27.81% 3,071 44.70% 1,128 16.42% 750 10.92% 11 0.16% 6,871
Idaho 1,679 39.19% 989 23.09% 932 21.76% 633 14.78% 51 1.19% 4,284
Kootenai 2,506 34.81% 1,690 23.47% 1,805 25.07% 1,030 14.31% 169 2.35% 7,200
Latah 1,507 28.87% 904 17.32% 1,943 37.22% 588 11.26% 278 5.33% 5,220
Lemhi 910 45.52% 669 33.47% 216 10.81% 198 9.90% 6 0.30% 1,999
Lewis 1,131 44.02% 436 16.97% 694 27.01% 259 10.08% 49 1.91% 2,569
Lincoln 1,541 30.29% 1,191 23.41% 1,645 32.34% 642 12.62% 68 1.34% 5,087
Nez Perce 1,619 38.86% 1,011 24.27% 1,064 25.54% 406 9.75% 66 1.58% 4,166
Oneida 1,386 35.29% 2,373 60.41% 0 0.00% 145 3.69% 24 0.61% 3,928
Owyhee 567 37.25% 515 33.84% 333 21.88% 94 6.18% 13 0.85% 1,522
Shoshone 1,634 32.33% 1,399 27.68% 1,159 22.93% 834 16.50% 28 0.55% 5,054
Twin Falls 1,741 32.55% 1,074 20.08% 1,650 30.85% 781 14.60% 102 1.91% 5,348
Washington 1,065 37.25% 724 25.32% 798 27.91% 227 7.94% 45 1.57% 2,859
Totals 33,921 32.08% 32,810 31.02% 25,527 24.14% 11,960 11.31% 1,536 1.45% 105,754

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1912 Presidential Election Results – Idaho". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.
  2. ^ a b Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote; 1896-1932 (second edition); pp. 226-227 Published 1947 by Stanford University Press
  3. ^ Géoelections; 1912 Presidential Election Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ a b Géoelections; 1912 Presidential Election Popular Vote for Eugene Debs (xlsx file for €15)