1936 United States presidential election in Nevada

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1936 United States presidential election in Nevada

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All 3 Nevada votes to the Electoral College
  FDR in 1933 2.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 3 0
Popular vote 31,925 11,923
Percentage 72.8% 27.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1936 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 3, 1936, as part of the 1936 United States presidential election. Nevada voters chose three[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Nevada was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 72.81% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 27.19% of the popular vote.[3][4]

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last occasion Douglas County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[5]


1936 United States presidential election in Nevada
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 31,925 72.81%
Republican Alf Landon 11,923 27.19%
Total votes 43,848 100%


  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Nevada". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016