1912 United States presidential election in South Carolina
|Elections in South Carolina|
The 1912 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 5, 1912, as part of the 1912 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose nine representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
South Carolina was won by the Democratic nominees, New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson and Indiana Governor Thomas R. Marshall. Wilson and Marshall defeated incumbent President William Howard Taft, and his running mate Vice President James S. Sherman and Progressive Party candidates, former President Theodore Roosevelt and his running mate California Governor Hiram Johnson.
Wilson won South Carolina by a landslide margin of 93.37 percent.
|United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1912|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey||Thomas Riley Marshall of Indiana||48,357||95.94%||9||100.00%|
|Progressive||Theodore Roosevelt of New York||Hiram Warren Johnson of California||1,293||2.57%||0||0.00%|
|Republican||William Howard Taft of Ohio||Nicholas Murray Butler of New York||536||1.06%||0||0.00%|
|Socialist||Eugene Victor Debs of Indiana||Emil Seidel of Wisconsin||164||0.33%||0||0.00%|
- "1912 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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