1944 United States presidential election in Missouri

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United States presidential election in Missouri, 1944

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All 15 Missouri 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 15 0
Popular vote 807,804 761,524
Percentage 51.4% 48.4%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Missouri was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 51.37% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 48.43% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Missouri, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 807,804 51.37%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 761,524 48.43%
Write-in 3,146 0.20%
Total votes 1,572,474 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1944 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-49)". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Missouri". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved July 19, 2018.