Grover Cleveland, Democrat, wins US presidential election

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Historical Context Note

The US Presidential election is won by Grover Cleveland, the Democrat candidate, with 277 electoral votes, on a policy platform opposing the McKinley tariff and the Force bill. His opponents, Republican Benjamin Harrison, and James B. Weaver, Populist, receive 145 and 22 electoral votes respectively.
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Editors. "Grover Cleveland, Democrat, wins US presidential election". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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