1944 United States presidential election in Alabama

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United States presidential election in Alabama, 1944

← 1940 November 7, 1944 1948 →
  1944 portrait of FDR (1)(small).jpg ThomasDewey.png
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Harry S. Truman John W. Bricker
Electoral vote 11 0
Popular vote 198,918 44,540
Percentage 81.28% 18.20%

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County Results
  Roosevelt—>90%
  Roosevelt—80-90%
  Roosevelt—70-80%
  Roosevelt—60-70%
  Roosevelt—50-60%
  Roosevelt—<50%
  Dewey—60-70%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Alabama took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. Alabama voters chose 11 representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Alabama was won in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 81.28 percent of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John W. Bricker, with 18.20 percent of the popular vote, a margin of 63.08 percent. Third-party candidates only managed to pick up 0.53 percent of the vote. [1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Alabama, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 198,918 81.28%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 44,540 18.20
Prohibition Claude A. Watson 1,095 0.45
Socialist Norman Thomas 190 0.08
Total votes 244,743 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Roosevelt# Roosevelt% Dewey# Dewey% Others# Others% Total votes cast[2]
Autauga 1,242 91.06% 117 8.58% 5 0.37% 1,364
Baldwin 2,002 73.41% 695 25.49% 30 1.10% 2,727
Barbour 2,237 94.91% 67 2.84% 53 2.25% 2,357
Bibb 1,287 83.25% 244 15.78% 15 0.97% 1,546
Blount 2,134 67.85% 998 31.73% 13 0.41% 3,145
Bullock 1,056 97.78% 24 2.22% 0 0.00% 1,080
Butler 1,915 95.75% 80 4.00% 5 0.25% 2,000
Calhoun 4,308 85.65% 694 13.80% 28 0.56% 5,030
Chambers 3,458 94.43% 194 5.30% 10 0.27% 3,662
Cherokee 1,774 80.64% 408 18.55% 18 0.82% 2,200
Chilton 1,984 58.77% 1,385 41.02% 7 0.21% 3,376
Choctaw 1,243 93.32% 86 6.46% 3 0.23% 1,332
Clarke 2,263 93.98% 142 5.90% 3 0.12% 2,408
Clay 1,535 67.03% 741 32.36% 14 0.61% 2,290
Cleburne 948 65.02% 504 34.57% 6 0.41% 1,458
Coffee 2,846 96.02% 115 3.88% 3 0.10% 2,964
Colbert 3,386 87.07% 496 12.75% 7 0.18% 3,889
Conecuh 1,498 91.34% 127 7.74% 15 0.91% 1,640
Coosa 1,079 72.86% 394 26.60% 8 0.54% 1,481
Covington 2,972 91.98% 256 7.92% 3 0.09% 3,231
Crenshaw 1,980 94.06% 118 5.61% 7 0.33% 2,105
Cullman 3,898 63.43% 2,202 35.83% 45 0.73% 6,145
Dale 2,094 85.57% 325 13.28% 28 1.14% 2,447
Dallas 2,883 94.74% 149 4.90% 11 0.36% 3,043
DeKalb 4,366 62.35% 2,627 37.52% 9 0.13% 7,002
Elmore 3,108 94.32% 184 5.58% 3 0.09% 3,295
Escambia 2,077 88.20% 266 11.30% 12 0.51% 2,355
Etowah 5,895 78.38% 1,525 20.28% 101 1.34% 7,521
Fayette 1,648 64.10% 913 35.51% 10 0.39% 2,571
Franklin 2,709 59.30% 1,853 40.56% 6 0.13% 4,568
Geneva 2,004 83.36% 385 16.01% 15 0.62% 2,404
Greene 676 93.63% 45 6.23% 1 0.14% 722
Hale 1,265 97.46% 33 2.54% 0 0.00% 1,298
Henry 1,635 97.15% 46 2.73% 2 0.12% 1,683
Houston 3,349 91.80% 282 7.73% 17 0.47% 3,648
Jackson 2,967 74.18% 1,026 25.65% 7 0.18% 4,000
Jefferson 31,101 80.40% 7,409 19.15% 174 0.45% 38,684
Lamar 2,025 86.10% 310 13.18% 17 0.72% 2,352
Lauderdale 4,001 86.77% 590 12.80% 20 0.43% 4,611
Lawrence 1,893 76.86% 565 22.94% 5 0.20% 2,463
Lee 2,011 93.49% 134 6.23% 6 0.28% 2,151
Limestone 2,605 94.93% 129 4.70% 10 0.36% 2,744
Lowndes 802 97.92% 16 1.95% 1 0.12% 819
Macon 1,032 92.56% 82 7.35% 1 0.09% 1,115
Madison 4,951 91.33% 455 8.39% 15 0.28% 5,421
Marengo 1,746 94.69% 89 4.83% 9 0.49% 1,844
Marion 1,866 59.48% 1,260 40.17% 11 0.35% 3,137
Marshall 3,356 73.58% 1,200 26.31% 5 0.11% 4,561
Mobile 9,439 75.98% 2,867 23.08% 117 0.94% 12,423
Monroe 1,991 97.55% 46 2.25% 4 0.20% 2,041
Montgomery 9,143 95.62% 381 3.98% 38 0.40% 9,562
Morgan 4,124 85.24% 664 13.72% 50 1.03% 4,838
Perry 1,004 95.35% 47 4.46% 2 0.19% 1,053
Pickens 1,482 87.23% 209 12.30% 8 0.47% 1,699
Pike 2,328 93.87% 90 3.63% 62 2.50% 2,480
Randolph 1,785 71.06% 702 27.95% 25 1.00% 2,512
Russell 2,109 94.66% 115 5.16% 4 0.18% 2,228
St. Clair 1,819 61.66% 1,117 37.86% 14 0.47% 2,950
Shelby 1,955 67.11% 945 32.44% 13 0.45% 2,913
Sumter 1,075 95.05% 53 4.69% 3 0.27% 1,131
Talladega 3,102 81.50% 675 17.74% 29 0.76% 3,806
Tallapoosa 3,326 95.88% 136 3.92% 7 0.20% 3,469
Tuscaloosa 4,939 88.62% 584 10.48% 50 0.90% 5,573
Walker 4,619 66.87% 2,241 32.45% 47 0.68% 6,907
Washington 1,447 92.28% 115 7.33% 6 0.38% 1,568
Wilcox 1,209 97.42% 30 2.42% 2 0.16% 1,241
Winston 912 37.07% 1,538 62.52% 10 0.41% 2,460
Totals 198,918 81.28% 44,540 18.20% 1,285 0.53% 244,743

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?fips=1&year=1944&f=0&off=0&elect=0
  2. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 31-32 ISBN 0405077114