1916 United States presidential election in South Carolina
|Elections in South Carolina|
The 1916 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 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, incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall. They defeated Republican nominee, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes of New York, and his running mate Senator Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana.
Wilson won South Carolina by a landslide margin of 94.29 percent.
|United States presidential election in south Carolina, 1916|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey||Thomas Riley Marshall of Indiana||61,846||96.71%||9||100.00%|
|Republican||Charles Evans Hughes of New York||Charles Warren Fairbanks of Indiana||1,550||2.42%||0||0.00%|
|Progressive||No candidate of N/A||No candidate of N/A||162||0.25%||0||0.00%|
|Socialist||Allan Louis Benson of New York||George Ross Kirkpatrick of New Jersey||135||0.21%||0||0.00%|
- "1916 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.