1944 United States presidential election in Kentucky

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United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1944

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All 11 Kentucky votes to the Electoral College
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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 472,589 392,448
Percentage 54.5% 45.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Kentucky was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 54.45% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John W. Bricker, with 45.22% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 472,589 54.45%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 392,448 45.22%
Write-in 2,884 0.33%
Total votes 867,921 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1944 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-49)". Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Kentucky". Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved March 26, 2018.