United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1900

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1900

November 6, 1900

Nominee William McKinley William Jennings Bryan
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Nebraska
Running mate Theodore Roosevelt Adlai E. Stevenson
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 102,572 74,014
Percentage 56.92% 41.07%

President before election

William McKinley

Elected President

William McKinley

The 1900 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 6, 1900. Voters chose six representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Connecticut overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, President William McKinley, over the Democratic nominee, former U.S. Representative and 1896 Democratic presidential nominee William Jennings Bryan. McKinley won Connecticut by a margin of 15.85% in this rematch of the 1896 presidential election. The return of economic prosperity and recent victory in the Spanish–American War helped McKinley to score a decisive victory.


United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1900[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican William McKinley of Ohio Theodore Roosevelt of New York 102,572 56.92% 6 100.00%
Democratic William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska Adlai Ewing Stevenson I of Illinois 74,014 41.07% 0 0.00%
Prohibition John Granville Woolley of Illinois Henry Brewer Metcalf of Rhode Island 1,617 0.90% 0 0.00%
Socialist Eugene Victor Debs of Indiana Job Harriman of California 1,029 0.57% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Joseph Francis Malloney of Massachusetts Valentine Remmel of Pennsylvania 908 0.50% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 55 0.03% 0 0.00%
Total 180,195 100.00% 6 100.00%


  1. "1900 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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