This is the Election of 1916 in Reign of Roosevelt.
|‹ 1912 1920 › ›|
|United States Presidential election, 1916|
|November 7, 1916|
|Nominee||Theodore Roosevelt||Thomas R. Marshall||Charles Evan Hughes|
|Home state||New York||Indiana||New York|
|Running mate||Hiram Johnson||Oscar Underwood||Charles W. Fairbanks|
The Democratic Party had two major nominees this year following its defeat in 1912 to the Socialist and Progressive Parties.
Marshall won on the sixth ballot, choosing Oscar Underwood as his Vice Presidential Candidate, thus ending the life of the Dixiecrat Party.
The Republican Party had two major nominees for President due to the fact that many of its members were migrating to the Progressive Party.
Hughes won and took Fairbanks as his Vice Presidential nominee. The group failed to win any states.
The Progressive Party had two major nominees this year.
Roosevelt won on the second ballot. His Vice-President Hiram Johnson was re-nominated with no opposition.