447 members of the Electoral College
224 electoral votes needed to win
|Turnout||73.7% 5.9 pp|
Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by McKinley/Roosevelt, blue denotes those won by Bryan/Stevenson. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.
This election was a rematch of 1896 being held between incumbent President William McKinley of Ohio and former Congressman William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska. McKinley won the election with 292 electoral votes, while Bryan got only 155 electoral votes.
Candidates:[change | change source]
Republican Party:[change | change source]
- William McKinley, 25th President of the United States (1897-1901)
Democratic Party:[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "National General Election VEP Turnout Rates, 1789-Present". United States Election Project. CQ Press.