1940 United States presidential election in Arizona

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United States presidential election in Arizona, 1940

← 1936 November 5, 1940[1] 1944 →

All 3 Arizona votes to the Electoral College
  FDRoosevelt1938.jpg WendellWillkie.jpg
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Wendell Willkie
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Henry A. Wallace Charles L. McNary
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 95,267 54,030
Percentage 63.49% 36.01%

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County Results
Roosevelt
  50-60%
  60-70%
  70-80%


President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1940 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election. Arizona voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Arizona was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, with 63.49 percent of the popular vote, against President of Commonwealth and Southern Wendell Willkie (RNew York), running with Senate Minority Leader Charles L. McNary, with 36.01 percent of the popular vote.[2][3]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Arizona, 1940
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 95,267 63.49%
Republican Wendell Willkie 54,030 36.01%
Prohibition Roger Babson 742 0.49%
Total votes 150,039 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Roosevelt# Roosevelt% Willkie# Willkie% Babson# Babson% Total votes cast[4]
Apache 1,969 67.94% 926 31.95% 3 0.10% 2,898
Cochise 8,748 73.21% 3,170 26.53% 32 0.27% 11,950
Coconino 3,025 61.10% 1,913 38.64% 13 0.26% 4,951
Gila 5,752 68.42% 2,624 31.21% 31 0.37% 8,407
Graham 3,130 72.62% 1,161 26.94% 19 0.44% 4,310
Greenlee 2,175 77.60% 619 22.08% 9 0.32% 2,803
Maricopa 35,055 60.36% 22,610 38.93% 414 0.71% 58,079
Mohave 2,024 62.78% 1,198 37.16% 2 0.06% 3,224
Navajo 3,052 66.39% 1,533 33.35% 12 0.26% 4,597
Pima 14,035 59.57% 9,445 40.09% 82 0.35% 23,562
Pinal 4,411 68.61% 1,996 31.05% 22 0.34% 6,429
Santa Cruz 1,536 61.05% 978 38.87% 2 0.08% 2,516
Yavapai 6,217 60.46% 3,987 38.78% 78 0.76% 10,282
Yuma 4,138 68.61% 1,870 31.01% 23 0.38% 6,031
Totals 95,267 63.49% 54,030 36.01% 742 0.49% 150,039

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1940 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "1940 Presidential General Election Results - Arizona". Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1940". Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 41 ISBN 0405077114