In the same year he was chosen a presidential elector.
In the presidential election of 1900 the Nevada Republicans pursued a non-committal policy with regard to the silver question, declaring in favour of " the largest use of silver as a money metal in all matters compatible with the best interests of our government."
It can only be done at the presidential level and was done by one of his staff members.
In 1898 there was another presidential election.
Rouvier's government did not long survive the presidential election of 1906.