1920 United States presidential election in North Dakota

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United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1920

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  Warren G Harding portrait as senator June 1920.jpg James M. Cox 1920.jpg
Nominee Warren G. Harding James M. Cox
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Ohio
Running mate Calvin Coolidge Franklin D. Roosevelt
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 160,072 37,422
Percentage 77.97% 18.19%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson

Elected President

Warren G. Harding

The 1920 United States presidential election in North Dakota took place on November 2, 1920, as part of the 1920 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose five representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Dakota voted for Republican nominee, Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio, over the Democratic nominee, Governor James M. Cox of Ohio. Harding ran with Governor Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts, while Cox ran with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York. Harding won the state by a margin of 59.6 percent.

With 77.97% of the popular, North Dakota would prove to be Harding strongest state in terms of popular vote percentage[1].


United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1920[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Warren Gamaliel Harding of Ohio Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts 160,072 77.97% 5 100.00%
Democratic James Middleton Cox of Ohio Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York 37,422 18.19% 0 0.00%
Socialist Eugene Victor Debs of Indiana Seymour Stedman of Illinois 8,282 4.02% 0 0.00%
Total 205,776 100.00% 5 100.00%


  1. ^ "1920 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ "1920 Presidential General Election Results – North Dakota". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.