1940 United States presidential election in Nevada
All 3 Nevada votes to the Electoral College
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The 1940 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election. Nevada voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Nevada was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D–New York), running with Secretary Henry A. Wallace, with 60.08% of the popular vote, against Wendell Willkie (R–Indiana), running with Minority Leader Charles L. McNary, with 39.92% of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Lyon County and Churchill County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.
|Democratic||Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.)||31,945||60.08%|
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