1936 United States presidential election in Texas

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1936 United States presidential election in Texas

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All 23 Texas 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 23 0
Popular vote 739,952 104,661
Percentage 87.1% 12.3%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Texas was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 87.08% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 12.32% of the popular vote.[3][4]

By percentage of the popular vote won, Texas was Roosevelt's fifth-best state, behind South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia.

Results[edit]

1936 United States presidential election in Texas
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 739,952 87.08%
Republican Alf Landon 104,661 12.32%
Union William Lemke 3,281 0.39%
Write-in 1,842 0.22%
Total votes 849,736 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved December 23, 2018.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Texas". Retrieved December 23, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved December 23, 2018.