That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||WOODROW WILSON, New Jersey Governor|
|VP candidate:||THOMAS R. MARSHALL, Indiana Governor|
|Popular votes:||6,294,326 (41.8%)|
|Presidential candidate:||Theodore Roosevelt, former President|
|VP candidate:||Hiram W. Johnson, California Governor|
|Popular votes:||4,120,207 (27.4%)|
|Presidential candidate:||William H. Taft, President|
|VP candidate:||James S. Sherman, Vice President*|
|*replaced by Nicholas Murray Butler, Columbia University President|
|Popular votes:||3,486,343 (23.2%)|
- A rift between Roosevelt and Taft divided the Republican Party. It forced Roosevelt supporters to mount a Progressive ticket third-party campaign.
- The split enabled Wilson to win the election.
- Wilson's platform called for banking and campaign finance reforms, anti-monopoly legislation, and greater public participation in the election process.