1944 Democratic Party presidential primaries

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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1944

← 1940 March 14 to May 19, 1944 1948 →
  FDR in 1933.jpg No image.svg Harry F. Byrd (cropped).jpg
Candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt Joseph T. Ferguson Harry F. Byrd
Home state New York Ohio Virginia
Contests won 7 0 0
Popular vote 1,324,006 164,915 109,000
Percentage 70.9% 8.34% 5.51%

Previous Democratic nominee

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Democratic nominee

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1944 Democratic presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1944 U.S. presidential election.[1] The very popular incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the 1944 Democratic National Convention held from July 19 to July 21, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois.

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  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections - Google Books". Books.google.com. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-19.