1932 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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1932 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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All 11 Tennessee votes to the Electoral College
  FDR in 1933.jpg President Hoover portrait.jpg
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 259,473 126,752
Percentage 66.5% 32.5%

President before election

Herbert Hoover
Republican

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Tennessee was won by Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Speaker John Nance Garner, with 66.49% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Herbert Hoover (RCalifornia), running with Vice President Charles Curtis, with 32.48% of the popular vote.[3]

Results[edit]

1932 United States presidential election in Tennessee
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 259,473 66.49%
Republican Herbert Hoover (inc.) 126,752 32.48%
Prohibition William David Upshaw 1,998 0.51%
Socialist Norman Thomas 1,796 0.46%
Communist William Z. Foster 237 0.06%
Total votes 390,256 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1932 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "1932 Election for the Thirty-seventh Term (1933-37)". Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "1932 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee". Retrieved March 5, 2019.