1928 United States presidential election in Montana

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1928

← 1924 November 6, 1928 1932 →
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Nominee Herbert Hoover Al Smith
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California New York
Running mate Charles Curtis Joseph Taylor Robinson
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 113,300 78,578
Percentage 58.4% 40.5%

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County results

President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Herbert Hoover
Republican

The 1928 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 6, 1928. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Montana strongly voted for the Republican nominee, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith. Hoover won Montana by a landslide margin of 17.89 percent. The Republicans at this time were associated with the booming economy of the 1920s while Smith was associated with the corruption of Tammany Hall.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Montana, 1928[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Herbert Hoover 113,300 58.37% 4
Democratic Al Smith 78,578 40.48% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 1,667 0.86% 0
Communist William Foster 563 0.29% 0
Totals 194,120 100.00% 4

Results by county[edit]

Herbert Clark Hoover
Republican
Alfred Emmanual Smith
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County # % # % # % # % #
Beaverhead 1,906 62.21% 1,144 37.34% 14 0.46% 762 24.87% 3,064
Big Horn 1,274 55.46% 1,017 44.28% 6 0.26% 257 11.19% 2,297
Blaine 1,537 56.63% 1,160 42.74% 17 0.63% 377 13.89% 2,714
Broadwater 743 52.51% 663 46.86% 9 0.64% 80 5.65% 1,415
Carbon 2,514 58.10% 1,674 38.69% 139 3.21% 840 19.41% 4,327
Carter 763 64.01% 420 35.23% 9 0.76% 343 28.78% 1,192
Cascade 8,183 55.08% 6,540 44.02% 133 0.90% 1,643 11.06% 14,856
Chouteau 1,837 59.14% 1,232 39.67% 37 1.19% 605 19.48% 3,106
Custer 2,503 64.08% 1,386 35.48% 17 0.44% 1,117 28.60% 3,906
Daniels 936 53.92% 780 44.93% 20 1.15% 156 8.99% 1,736
Dawson 2,207 67.16% 1,065 32.41% 14 0.43% 1,142 34.75% 3,286
Deer Lodge 2,695 45.67% 3,184 53.96% 22 0.37% -489 -8.29% 5,901
Fallon 1,036 69.07% 454 30.27% 10 0.67% 582 38.80% 1,500
Fergus 4,109 60.09% 2,667 39.00% 62 0.91% 1,442 21.09% 6,838
Flathead 4,098 66.61% 1,972 32.05% 82 1.33% 2,126 34.56% 6,152
Gallatin 3,861 61.11% 2,423 38.35% 34 0.54% 1,438 22.76% 6,318
Garfield 1,176 69.67% 499 29.56% 13 0.77% 677 40.11% 1,688
Glacier 847 46.39% 976 53.45% 3 0.16% -129 -7.06% 1,826
Golden Valley 625 63.91% 346 35.38% 7 0.72% 279 28.53% 978
Granite 849 62.15% 509 37.26% 8 0.59% 340 24.89% 1,366
Hill 2,336 53.37% 2,022 46.20% 19 0.43% 314 7.17% 4,377
Jefferson 1,013 56.97% 751 42.24% 14 0.79% 262 14.74% 1,778
Judith Basin 1,342 56.77% 978 41.37% 44 1.86% 364 15.40% 2,364
Lake 1,876 59.42% 1,256 39.78% 25 0.79% 620 19.64% 3,157
Lewis and Clark 4,441 57.35% 3,278 42.33% 25 0.32% 1,163 15.02% 7,744
Liberty 446 56.74% 332 42.24% 8 1.02% 114 14.50% 786
Lincoln 1,217 52.30% 1,067 45.85% 43 1.85% 150 6.45% 2,327
Madison 946 61.87% 554 36.23% 29 1.90% 392 25.64% 1,529
McCone 1,785 68.36% 812 31.10% 14 0.54% 973 37.27% 2,611
Meagher 714 67.94% 335 31.87% 2 0.19% 379 36.06% 1,051
Mineral 443 53.25% 370 44.47% 19 2.28% 73 8.77% 832
Missoula 5,056 59.71% 3,291 38.87% 120 1.42% 1,765 20.85% 8,467
Musselshell 1,608 50.55% 1,444 45.39% 129 4.06% 164 5.16% 3,181
Park 3,095 68.84% 1,338 29.76% 63 1.40% 1,757 39.08% 4,496
Petroleum 586 60.85% 372 38.63% 5 0.52% 214 22.22% 963
Phillips 1,671 59.09% 1,135 40.13% 22 0.78% 536 18.95% 2,828
Pondera 1,324 57.99% 944 41.35% 15 0.66% 380 16.64% 2,283
Powder River 780 65.05% 410 34.20% 9 0.75% 370 30.86% 1,199
Powell 1,568 59.80% 1,031 39.32% 23 0.88% 537 20.48% 2,622
Prairie 968 70.20% 405 29.37% 6 0.44% 563 40.83% 1,379
Ravalli 2,551 68.50% 1,112 29.86% 61 1.64% 1,439 38.64% 3,724
Richland 1,648 63.53% 917 35.35% 29 1.12% 731 28.18% 2,594
Roosevelt 1,630 55.27% 1,296 43.95% 23 0.78% 334 11.33% 2,949
Rosebud 1,519 59.38% 1,025 40.07% 14 0.55% 494 19.31% 2,558
Sanders 1,142 53.67% 873 41.02% 113 5.31% 269 12.64% 2,128
Sheridan 1,624 54.66% 1,190 40.05% 157 5.28% 434 14.61% 2,971
Silver Bow 9,456 44.81% 11,228 53.21% 419 1.99% -1,772 -8.40% 21,103
Stillwater 1,687 70.06% 711 29.53% 10 0.42% 976 40.53% 2,408
Sweet Grass 1,163 72.46% 435 27.10% 7 0.44% 728 45.36% 1,605
Teton 1,263 60.58% 804 38.56% 18 0.86% 459 22.01% 2,085
Toole 1,325 54.71% 1,076 44.43% 21 0.87% 249 10.28% 2,422
Treasure 354 65.43% 186 34.38% 1 0.18% 168 31.05% 541
Valley 2,330 63.85% 1,294 35.46% 25 0.69% 1,036 28.39% 3,649
Wheatland 1,207 68.35% 554 31.37% 5 0.28% 653 36.98% 1,766
Wibaux 583 56.27% 448 43.24% 5 0.48% 135 13.03% 1,036
Yellowstone 6,904 68.08% 3,205 31.60% 32 0.32% 3,699 36.48% 10,141
Totals 113,300 58.37% 78,590 40.49% 2,230 1.15% 34,710 17.88% 194,120

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Leip. "1928 Presidential General Election Results – Montana". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  2. ^ Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote 1896-1932, pp. 256-261 ISBN 9780804716963