Roosevelt won 27% and Taft, 23%. Wilson won the electoral college with a commanding 435 electoral votes. The two former friends and allys, now rivals, split the Republican vote, allowing Wilson to become the first Democrat elected to the nation's highest office since Grover Cleveland. Roosevelt's 2nd place finish was the first and last time a 3rd party candidate finished higher than 3rd place.
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