1944 United States presidential election in Colorado

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United States presidential election in Colorado, 1944

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All 6 Colorado votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Thomas E. Dewey Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York New York
Running mate John W. Bricker Harry S. Truman
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 268,731 234,331
Percentage 53.2% 46.4%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Colorado took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. Colorado voters chose six[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Colorado was won by Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 53.21% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 46.40% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Colorado, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 268,731 53.21%
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 234,331 46.40%
Socialist Norman Thomas 1,977 0.39%
Total votes 505,039 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1944 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-49)". Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Colorado". Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved December 22, 2017.