Electoral Points Proposal
1912 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 5th)


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SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1912 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1912

141,000 Electoral Points - 70,510 pts needed to win

   Under each candidate (L  R): Pop. Vote Percentage - Electoral Points

   -----------------             T. Woodrow        Theodore          William H.        Eugene V.
   State | Electoral             Wilson            Roosevelt         Taft              Debs
         | Votes                 Democrat          Progressive       Republican        Socialist


  Group D (1st priority - 5,000 pts each, 45,000 pts total)


  31. North Carolina (12)        59.24%  2,975     28.36%  1,424     11.95%    601      0.40%    ---

  32. North Dakota (5)           34.14%  1,731     29.71%  1,507     26.67%  1,352      8.05%    410

  33. Ohio (24)                  40.96%  2,076     22.16%  1,123     26.82%  1,360      8.69%    441

  34. Oklahoma (10)              46.95%  2,367                       35.77%  1,804     16.42%    829

  35. Oregon (5)                 34.34%  1,773     27.44%  1,417     25.30%  1,307      9.74%    503

  36. Pennsylvania (38)          32.49%  1,652     36.53%  1,857     22.45%  1,141      6.87%    350

  37. Rhode Island (5)           39.04%  2,028     21.67%  1,125     35.56%  1,847      2.63%    ---

  38. South Carolina (9)  ++1    95.94%  5,000      2.57%    ---      1.06%    ---      0.33%    ---

  39. South Dakota (5)           42.07%  2,271     50.56%  2,729                        4.01%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (45,000)                   21,873            11,182             9,412             2,533

      Needed to Win - 70,510     Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc

      +++1 = South Carolina (Group D, above)
             Wilson was the only named candidate with at least 5.00% of the state's total popular
             vote, so he received all of South Carolina's 5,000 Electoral Points.


  Group E (2nd priority - 4,000 pts each, 36,000 pts total)


  40. Tennessee (12)             52.80%  2,150     21.45%    873     24.00%    977      1.41%    ---

  41. Texas (20)                 72.62%  2,926      9.46%    381      8.77%    353      8.44%    340 

  42. Utah (5)                   32.55%  1,308     21.51%    864     37.46%  1,505      8.03%    323

  43. Vermont (4)                24.43%  1,009     35.22%  1,456     37.13%  1,535      1.48%    ---

  44. Virginia  (12)             65.95%  2,669     15.90%    643     17.00%    688      0.60%    ---

  45. Washington (7)             26.90%  1,117     35.22%  1,462     21.82%    906     12.43%    515

  46. West Virginia (8)          42.11%  1,713     29.43%  1,197     21.11%    859      5.67%    231

  47. Wisconsin (13)             41.06%  1,681     15.61%    639     32.65%  1,337      8.37%    343

  48. Wyoming (3)                36.20%  1,463     21.83%    882     34.42%  1,391      6.53%    264

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (81,000)                   37,909            19,579            18,963             4,549

      Needed to Win - 70,510     Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc



  Group A (3rd priority - 3,000 pts each, 30,000 pts total)

  
   1. Alabama (12)               69.89%  2,152     19.23%    592      8.31%    256      2.57%    ---

   2. Arizona (3)                43.52%  1,320     29.29%    889     12.74%    387     13.33%    404

   3. Arkansas (9)               55.01%  1,662     17.30%    523     20.45%    618      6.52%    197

   4. California (13)            41.81%  1,316     41.83%  1,316     00.58%    ---     11.68%    368

   5. Colorado (6)               42.80%  1,311     27.09%    830     21.88%    670      6.15%    189

   6. Connecticut (7)            39.16%  1,196     17.92%    547     35.88%  1,096      5.28%    161

   7. Delaware (3)               46.48%  1,429     18.25%    561     32.85%  1,010      1.14%    ---

   8. Florida (6)                69.52%  2,165      8.96%    279      8.42%    262      9.45%    294

   9. Georgia (12)               76.63%  2,250     18.10%    750      4.27%    ---      0.87%    ---

  10. Idaho (4)                  32.08%    976     24.14%    735     31.02%    944     11.31%    345

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (111,000)                  53,686            26,601            24,206             6,507

      Needed to Win - 70,510     Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc



  Group B (4th priority - 2,000 pts each, 20,000 pts total)


  11. Illinois (29)              35.34%    719     33.72%    686     22.13%    450      7.09%    145

  12. Indiana (15)               43.07%    892     24.75%    513     23.11%    479      5.64%    116

  13. Iowa (13)                  37.64%    794     32.87%    693     24.33%    513      3.45%    ---

  14. Kansas (10)                39.30%    786     32.88%    658     20.47%    409      7.33%    147

  15. Kentucky (13)              48.48%  1,005     22.48%    466     25.52%    529      2.57%    ---

  16. Louisiana (10)             76.81%  1,500     11.71%    319      4.84%    ---      6.64%    181

  17. Maine (6)                  39.43%    810     37.41%    769     20.48%    421      1.96%    ---

  18. Maryland  (8)              48.57%  1,000     24.91%    513     23.69%    487      1.72%    ---

  19. Massachusetts (18)         35.53%    735     29.14%    604     31.95%    661      2.58%    ---

  20. Michigan (15)              27.36%    583     38.95%    829     27.63%    588      4.21%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (131,000)                  62,510            32,651            28,743             7,096

      Needed to Win - 70,510     Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc



  Group C (5th priority - 1,000 pts each, 10,000 pts total)


  21. Minnesota (12)             31.84%    328     37.66%    388     19.25%    198      8.23%     86

  22. Mississippi (10)           88.90%    750      5.50%    250      2.42%    ---      3.18%    ---

  23. Missouri (18)              47.35%    499     17.80%    188     29.75%    313      4.07%    ---

  24. Montana  (4)               35.00%    350     28.13%    281     23.19%    232     13.64%    137

  25. Nebraska (8)               43.69%    462     29.13%    308     21.74%    230      4.08%    ---

  26. Nevada (3)                 39.70%    397     27.94%    279     15.89%    159     16.47%    165

  27. New Hampshire (4)          39.48%    406     20.23%    209     37.43%    385      2.25%    ---

  28. New Jersey (14)            41.20%    432     33.60%    352     20.53%    216      3.69%    ---

  29. New Mexico (3)             41.39%    414     16.90%    169     35.91%    359      5.79%     58

  30. New York (45)              41.27%    437     24.56%    260     28.68%    303      3.69%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      TOTAL - 141,000                   66,985            35,335            31,138             7,542

      Needed to Win - 70,510     Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc

      Finish Order               Leader-1st        2nd               3rd               4th

      Percentage of Points       47.50709%         25.06028%         22.08369%         5.34894%


      No outright winner in the Electoral Points format. A run-off between Wilson and T. Roosevelt
      would be scheduled for Tuesday December 17th, 1912, with the winner to be inaugurated on March
      4th, 1913. The travel conditions and communications standards of the day dictate a six-week
      gap between the initial election and the run-off.

      Because of how close Wilson was to the need-to-win mark (3,525 points short) -AND- because
      of how far behind Wilson Roosevelt stood, the chances of a run-off win were quite unlikely.
      Roosevelt would therefore have the option of voluntarily conceding the race to Wilson,
      thereby canceling the run-off. If such a concession was declared, Wilson would be given
      3,535 of Roosevelt's points and be certified the 1912 election winner (70,520 to 31,800).


      ** NOTE ** --- In actual fact, Woodrow Wilson was the outright winner of the 1912 election.

      Wilson-Roosevelt-Taft Difference Ratios

        NOTE -- Electoral Points ratios assume a Roosevelt concession ...

          Electoral Points -- Wilson-Roosevelt: 1.895712-1  ..  Wilson-Taft: 2.151230-1

          Electoral Votes --- Wilson-Roosevelt: 4.943182-1  ..  Wilson-Taft: 54.375000-1


      Electoral Votes (531)          435 (81.92090%)   88 (16.57250%)    8 (1.50659%)      None  ***
      |
      |----- Actual (1912)           Wilson-D          Roosevelt-Prog    Taft-R            Debs-Soc
      |
      Popular Votes (15,048,834)     6,296,284         4,122,721         3,486,242         901,551

      Pctage of Pop. Votes           41.83902%         27.39562%         23.16619%         5.99084%


      *** = In California, two faithless Bull Moose-Progressive electors chose Woodrow Wilson
            instead of Theodore Roosevelt.






Electoral Points Proposal
1912 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 5th)


2016    <<<    Electoral Points Proposal - Home    >>>    1916


SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1912 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1912

141,000 Electoral Points - 70,510 pts needed to win


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