1908 United States presidential election in Maryland

The 1908 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 3, 1908. All contemporary 46 states were part of the 1908 United States presidential election. Maryland voters chose eight electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Maryland was won by the Democratic nominees, former Representative William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska and his running mate John W. Kern of Indiana.

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1908

November 3, 1908
  William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925 (cropped) William Howard Taft, Bain bw photo portrait, 1908
Nominee William Jennings Bryan William Howard Taft
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Nebraska Ohio
Running mate John W. Kern James S. Sherman
Electoral vote 6 2
Popular vote 115,908 116,513
Percentage 48.59% 48.85%

President before election

Theodore Roosevelt

Elected President

William Howard Taft


United States presidential election in Maryland, 1908[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic William Jennings Bryan 115,908 48.59% 6
Republican William Howard Taft 116,513 48.85% 2
Prohibition Eugene Chafin 3,302 1.38% 0
Social Democratic Eugene Debs 2,323 0.97% 0
Independence Thomas Hisgen 485 0.20% 0
Totals 238,531 100.00% 8
Voter turnout


  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; Presidential General Election Results – Maryland
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