Benjamin Harrison is elected President of USA

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In the US presidential election, fought primarily on the on tariff issue, Republican candidate Benjamin Harrison secures victory with 233 electoral votes. Grover Cleveland, Democrat, only gains 168 electoral votes, even though he had received the greater number of popular votes.

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Editors. "Benjamin Harrison is elected President of USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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