1920 United States presidential election in South Carolina
Results by county
|Elections in South Carolina|
The 1920 United States presidential election in South Carolina 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 nine representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
South Carolina voted for the Democratic nominee, Governor James M. Cox of Ohio, over Republican nominee, Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio. Cox ran with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, while Harding ran with Governor Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts.
Cox won South Carolina by a landslide margin of 92.14%.
In the midst of a massive nationwide Republican landslide, South Carolina was a staggering 118.3% more Democratic than the national average.
|United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1920|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Popular vote||Electoral vote|
|Democratic||James Middleton Cox of Ohio||Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York||64,170||96.05%||9||100.00%|
|Republican||Warren Gamaliel Harding of Ohio||Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts||2,610||3.91%||0||0.00%|
|Socialist||Eugene Victor Debs of Indiana||Seymour Stedman of Illinois||28||0.04%||0||0.00%|
- "1920 Presidential General Election Results – South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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