That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||BENJAMIN HARRISON, former Indiana Senator|
|VP candidate:||LEVI P. MORTON, former Minister to France|
|Popular votes:||5,449,825 (47.8%)|
|Presidential candidate:||Grover Cleveland, President|
|VP candidate:||Allen Thurman, former Ohio Senator|
|Popular votes:||5,539,118 (48.6%)|
- Tariff policy was a major divisive issue of this election.
- Republicans favored high tariffs to protect domestic industry.
- Democrats advocated low tariffs to benefit consumers and prevent monopolies.
- Harrison lost the popular vote but secured the electoral vote by winning Northern and Western states, some by narrow margins.