1932 United States presidential election in Kentucky

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1932 United States presidential election in Kentucky

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All 11 Kentucky votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Herbert Hoover
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York California
Running mate John Nance Garner Charles Curtis
Electoral vote 11 0
Popular vote 580,574 394,716
Percentage 59.1% 40.2%

President before election

Herbert Hoover
Republican

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1932 United States presidential election in Kentucky took place on November 8, 1932, as part of the 1932 United States presidential election. Kentucky voters chose eleven[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Kentucky was won by Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Speaker John Nance Garner, with 59.06% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Herbert Hoover (RCalifornia), running with Vice President Charles Curtis, with 40.15% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

1932 United States presidential election in Kentucky
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 580,574 59.06%
Republican Herbert Hoover (inc.) 394,716 40.15%
Socialist Norman Thomas 3,853 0.39%
Write-in 3,920 0.40%
Total votes 983,063 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1932 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "1932 Election for the Thirty-seventh Term (1933-37)". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "1932 Presidential General Election Results - Kentucky". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1932". Retrieved January 18, 2019.