1912 United States presidential election in Nevada

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United States presidential election in Nevada, 1912

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  Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Theodore Roosevelt-Pach.jpg
Nominee Woodrow Wilson Theodore Roosevelt
Party Democratic Progressive
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Hiram Johnson
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 7,986 5,620
Percentage 39.70% 27.94%

  EugeneVictorDebs.png William Howard Taft - Harris and Ewing.jpg
Nominee Eugene V. Debs William Howard Taft
Party Socialist Republican
Home state Indiana Ohio
Running mate Emil Seidel Nicholas M. Butler
(replacing James S. Sherman)
Electoral vote 0 0
Popular vote 3,313 3,196
Percentage 16.47% 15.89%

The 1912 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 5, 1912, as part of the 1912 United States presidential election. Nevada was won by Woodrow Wilson with 39.7% of the vote. Theodore Roosevelt followed with 27.94%, Eugene V. Debs 16.47%, and Taft 15.89%. Nevada, along with Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, were the only states where Debs came in third place.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Nevada, 1912[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democrat Woodrow Wilson 7,986 39.70% 3
Progressive Theodore Roosevelt 5,620 27.94% 0
Socialist Eugene V. Debs 3,313 16.47% 0
Republican William Howard Taft 3,196 15.89% 0
Totals 20,115 100.00% 3

Results by county[edit]

County Wilson# Wilson% Taft# Taft% Roosevelt# Roosevelt% Debs# Debs% Total votes cast[2]
Churchill 349 34.18% 157 15.38% 304 29.77% 211 20.67% 1,021
Clark 358 42.77% 110 13.14% 261 31.18% 108 12.90% 837
Douglas 143 34.29% 80 19.18% 172 41.25% 22 5.28% 417
Elko 843 41.98% 398 19.82% 514 25.60% 253 12.60% 2,008
Esmeralda 713 39.07% 252 13.81% 481 26.36% 379 20.77% 1,825
Eureka 209 49.29% 70 16.51% 124 29.25% 21 4.95% 424
Humboldt 719 39.99% 207 11.51% 533 29.64% 339 18.85% 1,798
Lander 197 38.03% 68 13.13% 200 38.61% 53 10.23% 518
Lincoln 275 50.27% 100 18.28% 144 26.33% 28 5.12% 547
Lyon 438 37.50% 136 11.64% 355 30.39% 239 20.46% 1,168
Mineral 219 39.46% 59 10.63% 146 26.31% 131 23.60% 555
Nye 869 36.84% 345 14.62% 427 18.10% 718 30.44% 2,359
Ormsby 294 43.56% 150 22.22% 166 24.59% 65 9.63% 675
Storey 400 46.51% 166 19.30% 212 24.65% 82 9.53% 860
Washoe 1,446 40.14% 644 17.88% 1,150 31.93% 362 10.05% 3,602
White Pine 514 34.24% 254 16.92% 431 28.71% 302 20.12% 1,501
Totals 7,986 39.70% 3,196 15.89% 5,620 27.94% 3,313 16.47% 20,115

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections; 1912 Presidential General Election Results – Nevada
  2. ^ Géoelections, Presidential election of 1912 (.xlsx file for 15