Question by  Peter (31)

Who participated in the presidential election of 1912?

Who were the vice presidential candidates?


Answer by  Fleshj (403)

The Canidates were, Democrat Woodrow Wilson and Thomas Marshall (435 electorial Votes), Progressive (Bull Moose) Teddy Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson (88 electorial votes), and Republican William Howard Taft and Nicholas Butler (8 electorial votes). This was a very contentous election as the Progressive Party had split from the Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson faced a difficult nomination from William Bryan.


Answer by  nuttree (1596)

There were three major candidates in the 1912 Presidential election. The Republican ticket consisted of William Howard Taft, the incumbent, for President, and running mate Nicholas Murray Butler (replacing James Sherman, who died after nomination). The Progressive candidates were Theodore Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson. The Democratic ticket included Woodrow Wilson and Thomas Marshall. In the election, the Democratic ticket won.


Answer by  TV (305)

For the Democratic party, Woodrow Wilson ran with Thomas R. Marshall as a running mate. For the Republican party, William Howard Taft ran with Nicholas M. Butler as a running mate. For the Progressive party, Theodore Roosvelt ran with Hiram Johnson as a running mate. Woodrow Wilson won the election with 435 electoral votes.

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