1936 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1936 United States presidential election in Michigan

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All 19 Michigan votes to the Electoral College
  Franklin D. Roosevelt - NARA - 196715.jpg LandonPortr.jpg
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Alf Landon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Kansas
Running mate John Nance Garner Frank Knox
Electoral vote 19 0
Popular vote 1,016,794 699,733
Percentage 56.33% 38.76%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1936.svg
Results by county

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1936 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 3, 1936, as part of the 1936 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose nineteen[1] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Michigan was won by Democratic incumbents president Franklin D. Roosevelt and vice president John Nance Garner, defeating Republican candidate Alf Landon and his running mate Frank Knox by 317,061 votes, or a margin of 17.57%.[2][3]

Results[edit]

1936 United States presidential election in Michigan
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 1,016,794 56.33%
Republican Alf Landon 699,733 38.76%
Union William Lemke 75,795 4.20%
Socialist Norman Thomas 8,208 0.45%
Communist Earl Browder 3,384 0.19%
Socialist Labor John W. Aiken 600 0.03%
Prohibition D. Leigh Colvin 579 0.03%
Write-in 5 0.00%
Total votes 1,805,098 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic
Alf Landon
Republican
William Lemke
Union
Norman Thomas
Socialist
Earl Browder
Communist
Others Total votes
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Alcona
Alger
Allegan
Alpena
Antrim
Arenac
Baraga
Barry
Bay
Benzie
Berrien
Branch
Calhoun
Cass
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Chippewa
Clare
Clinton
Crawford
Delta
Dickinson
Eaton
Emmet
Genesee
Gladwin
Gogebic
Grand Traverse
Gratiot
Hillsdale
Houghton
Huron
Ingham
Ionia
Iosco
Iron
Isabella
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Kalkaska
Kent
Keweenaw
Lake
Lapeer
Leelanau
Lenawee
Livingston
Luce
Mackinac
Macomb
Manistee
Marquette
Mason
Mecosta
Menominee
Midland
Missaukee
Monroe
Montcalm
Montmorency
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oakland
Oceana
Ogemaw
Ontonagon
Osceola
Oscoda
Otsego
Ottawa
Presque Isle
Roscommon
Saginaw
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Shiawassee
St. Clair
St. Joseph
Tuscola
Van Buren
Washtenaw
Wayne
Wexford
Totals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-Eighth Term (1937-1941)". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  3. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved 2018-04-03.