1916 United States presidential election

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The 1916 United States presidential election was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916.wikipedia
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Charles Evans Hughes

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Incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate.
He was also the 36th Governor of New York, the Republican presidential nominee in the 1916 presidential election, and the 44th United States Secretary of State.

Woodrow Wilson

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Incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate.
He won re-election by a narrow margin in the presidential election of 1916, defeating Republican nominee Charles Evans Hughes.

Allan L. Benson

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Allan L. Benson of the Socialist Party and Frank Hanly of the Prohibition Party each finished with greater than 1% of the popular vote.
Allan Louis Benson (November 6, 1871 – August 19, 1940) was an American newspaper editor and author who ran as the Socialist Party of America candidate for President of the United States in 1916.

Solid South

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Wilson secured a narrow majority in the Electoral College by sweeping the Solid South and winning several swing states with razor-thin margins.
By the 1916 election, disfranchisement of blacks and many poor whites was complete, and voter rolls had dropped dramatically in the South.

Charles W. Fairbanks

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Former Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks was nominated as his running mate.
He was also the Republican vice presidential nominee in the 1916 presidential election.

Frank Hanly

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Allan L. Benson of the Socialist Party and Frank Hanly of the Prohibition Party each finished with greater than 1% of the popular vote.
He was an unsuccessful Prohibition Party candidate for President of the United States in the 1916 election.

World War I

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The election took place during the time of the Mexican Revolution and World War I.
Wilson was narrowly re-elected in 1916 after campaigning with the slogan "he kept us out of war".

United States presidential election

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The 1916 United States presidential election was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916.

George Ross Kirkpatrick

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A vote for the Vice-Presidential nomination was jointly held with George Ross Kirkpatrick, a lecturer from New Jersey, winning the nomination 20,607 to 11,388 over Kate Richards O'Hare of Missouri.
He is best remembered as the 1916 Vice Presidential nominee of the Socialist Party of America.

Warren G. Harding

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In the November 1916 presidential election, despite increasing Republican unity, Hughes was narrowly defeated by Wilson.

Elihu Root

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Hughes defeated John W. Weeks, Elihu Root, and several other candidates on the third ballot of the convention, becoming the only Supreme Court Justice to serve as a major party's presidential nominee.
The Republican presidential nomination went to Charles Evans Hughes, who lost the election to the Democrat Woodrow Wilson.

Prohibition Party

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Allan L. Benson of the Socialist Party and Frank Hanly of the Prohibition Party each finished with greater than 1% of the popular vote.

Harold L. Ickes

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Some like National Committeeman Harold L. Ickes refused to consider endorsing Hughes, and there was some talk of nominating an alternative candidate, such as Hiram Johnson or Gifford Pinchot, in Roosevelt's stead.
After returning to the Republican fold, he campaigned for progressive Republicans Charles Evans Hughes (1916) and Hiram Johnson (1920 and 1924).

1916 Democratic National Convention

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Wilson was re-nominated without opposition at the 1916 Democratic National Convention.

John M. Parker

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The Progressives re-nominated former President Theodore Roosevelt and nominated John Parker of Louisiana as his running-mate; others suggested for the Vice-Presidency were California Governor and the 1912 Vice-Presidential nominee Hiram Johnson, and Chairman of the Party Convention Raymond Robins, but both withdrew their names in favor of Parker.
Later in 1916, the national Progressive Party chose Parker as its candidate for vice president, but Roosevelt returned to the GOP fold and endorsed Charles Evans Hughes for president.

Republican Party (United States)

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Incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate.

1916 United States presidential election in Arkansas

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The 1916 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States presidential election.

Edward M. House

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In the campaign Edward M. House declined any public role, but was Wilson's top campaign advisor.
In the 1916 presidential election, House declined any public role but was Wilson's top campaign advisor: "he planned its structure; set its tone; guided its finance; chose speakers, tactics, and strategy; and, not least, handled the campaign's greatest asset and greatest potential liability: its brilliant but temperamental candidate."

Theodore Roosevelt

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The Progressives re-nominated former President Theodore Roosevelt and nominated John Parker of Louisiana as his running-mate; others suggested for the Vice-Presidency were California Governor and the 1912 Vice-Presidential nominee Hiram Johnson, and Chairman of the Party Convention Raymond Robins, but both withdrew their names in favor of Parker. While conservative and progressive Republicans had been divided in the 1912 election between the candidacies of then-incumbent President William Howard Taft and former President Theodore Roosevelt, they largely united around Hughes in his bid to oust Wilson.
However, Wilson won the 1916 election by a narrow margin.

1916 United States presidential election in Arizona

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The 1916 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States presidential election.

1916 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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The 1916 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States presidential election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states.

William Borah

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Borah campaigned for the Republican presidential candidate (something he would do only once more, for Hoover in 1928), but Wilson narrowly won re-election.

1916 United States presidential election in California

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The 1916 United States presidential election in California refers to how California participated in the 1916 United States presidential election.

Democratic Party (United States)

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Incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate.