James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893)
- The first election of a Democrat as President since 1856.
- If in New York 575 voters (from the 1.167.169) would have voted for Blaine instead of Cleveland the latter would have lost the election (source).
- After newspapers reported that Cleveland had fathered a child out of wedlock and that the child had gone to an orphanage, Blaine's supporters started singing Ma, Ma, Where's my Pa?
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