1884 United States presidential election in California

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United States presidential election in California, 1884

  1880 November 4, 1884 1888  
Nominee James G. Blaine Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Maine New York
Running mate John A. Logan Thomas A. Hendricks
Electoral vote80
Popular vote102,36989,288

President before election

Chester A. Arthur

Elected President

Grover Cleveland

In the 1884 United States presidential election, California voted for the Republican nominee, former Secretary of State James G. Blaine, by a comfortable margin, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Grover Cleveland.


United States presidential election in California, 1884 [1]
PartyCandidateVotesPercentageElectoral votes
Republican James G. Blaine 102,36951.97%8
Democratic Grover Cleveland 89,28845.33%0
Prohibition John St. John 2,9651.51%0
Greenback Benjamin Butler 2,0371.03%0
No party Write-ins 3290.17%0
Invalid or blank votes
Voter turnout


  1. "1884 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.