1944 United States presidential election in Montana

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1944

← 1940 November 7, 1944 (1944-11-07) 1948 →
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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 4 0
Popular vote 112,556 93,163
Percentage 54.3% 44.9%

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County results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 7, 1944. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Montana voted to give Democratic nominee, President Franklin D. Roosevelt a record fourth term, over the Republican nominee, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey. Roosevelt won Montana by a large margin of 9.35 percent.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Montana, 1944[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (incumbent) 112,556 54.28% 4
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 93,163 44.93% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 1,296 0.63% 0
Prohibition Claude Watson 340 0.16% 0
Totals 207,355 100.00% 4

Results by county[edit]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Wendell Lewis Willkie
Republican
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County # % # % # % # % #
Beaverhead 1,263 44.60% 1,556 54.94% 13 0.46% -293 -10.35% 2,832
Big Horn 1,289 47.83% 1,394 51.73% 12 0.45% -105 -3.90% 2,695
Blaine 1,469 59.26% 990 39.94% 20 0.81% 479 19.32% 2,479
Broadwater 558 42.18% 760 57.45% 5 0.38% -202 -15.27% 1,323
Carbon 2,073 49.01% 2,126 50.26% 31 0.73% -53 -1.25% 4,230
Carter 610 54.56% 507 45.35% 1 0.09% 103 9.21% 1,118
Cascade 10,924 62.65% 6,372 36.54% 141 0.81% 4,552 26.11% 17,437
Chouteau 1,906 60.45% 1,220 38.69% 27 0.86% 686 21.76% 3,153
Custer 2,038 52.30% 1,830 46.96% 29 0.74% 208 5.34% 3,897
Daniels 824 54.35% 680 44.85% 12 0.79% 144 9.50% 1,516
Dawson 1,362 46.53% 1,549 52.92% 16 0.55% -187 -6.39% 2,927
Deer Lodge 4,347 66.31% 2,176 33.19% 33 0.50% 2,171 33.11% 6,556
Fallon 494 36.03% 870 63.46% 7 0.51% -376 -27.43% 1,371
Fergus 3,164 58.35% 2,229 41.11% 29 0.53% 935 17.24% 5,422
Flathead 3,608 46.34% 4,066 52.22% 112 1.44% -458 -5.88% 7,786
Gallatin 3,479 52.46% 3,120 47.04% 33 0.50% 359 5.41% 6,632
Garfield 478 46.27% 553 53.53% 2 0.19% -75 -7.26% 1,033
Glacier 2,142 63.39% 1,228 36.34% 9 0.27% 914 27.05% 3,379
Golden Valley 266 40.18% 395 59.67% 1 0.15% -129 -19.49% 662
Granite 574 44.57% 702 54.50% 12 0.93% -128 -9.94% 1,288
Hill 2,986 63.95% 1,646 35.25% 37 0.79% 1,340 28.70% 4,669
Jefferson 803 50.09% 797 49.72% 3 0.19% 6 0.37% 1,603
Judith Basin 1,049 60.05% 691 39.55% 7 0.40% 358 20.49% 1,747
Lake 1,750 43.11% 2,265 55.80% 44 1.08% -515 -12.69% 4,059
Lewis and Clark 4,737 51.17% 4,482 48.41% 39 0.42% 255 2.75% 9,258
Liberty 440 52.26% 393 46.67% 9 1.07% 47 5.58% 842
Lincoln 1,445 55.81% 1,109 42.84% 35 1.35% 336 12.98% 2,589
Madison 1,022 44.19% 1,278 55.25% 13 0.56% -256 -11.07% 2,313
McCone 763 57.80% 526 39.85% 31 2.35% 237 17.95% 1,320
Meagher 482 48.54% 509 51.26% 2 0.20% -27 -2.72% 993
Mineral 401 50.63% 380 47.98% 11 1.39% 21 2.65% 792
Missoula 5,558 50.40% 5,371 48.70% 99 0.90% 187 1.70% 11,028
Musselshell 1,342 56.51% 1,004 42.27% 29 1.22% 338 14.23% 2,375
Park 2,245 48.00% 2,396 51.23% 36 0.77% -151 -3.23% 4,677
Petroleum 225 46.78% 253 52.60% 3 0.62% -28 -5.82% 481
Phillips 1,435 56.43% 1,089 42.82% 19 0.75% 346 13.61% 2,543
Pondera 1,448 61.33% 890 37.70% 23 0.97% 558 23.63% 2,361
Powder River 476 41.86% 650 57.17% 11 0.97% -174 -15.30% 1,137
Powell 1,527 57.73% 1,100 41.59% 18 0.68% 427 16.14% 2,645
Prairie 468 43.58% 598 55.68% 8 0.74% -130 -12.10% 1,074
Ravalli 1,926 44.68% 2,342 54.33% 43 1.00% -416 -9.65% 4,311
Richland 1,777 56.22% 1,347 42.61% 37 1.17% 430 13.60% 3,161
Roosevelt 1,848 58.33% 1,281 40.44% 39 1.23% 567 17.90% 3,168
Rosebud 1,114 48.41% 1,154 50.15% 33 1.43% -40 -1.74% 2,301
Sanders 1,184 51.98% 1,070 46.97% 24 1.05% 114 5.00% 2,278
Sheridan 1,713 67.23% 791 31.04% 44 1.73% 922 36.19% 2,548
Silver Bow 13,228 62.87% 7,610 36.17% 202 0.96% 5,618 26.70% 21,040
Stillwater 934 43.60% 1,201 56.07% 7 0.33% -267 -12.46% 2,142
Sweet Grass 533 37.01% 897 62.29% 10 0.69% -364 -25.28% 1,440
Teton 1,508 57.98% 1,074 41.29% 19 0.73% 434 16.69% 2,601
Toole 1,545 57.91% 1,113 41.72% 10 0.37% 432 16.19% 2,668
Treasure 282 49.21% 287 50.09% 4 0.70% -5 -0.87% 573
Valley 2,196 61.31% 1,341 37.44% 45 1.26% 855 23.87% 3,582
Wheatland 733 48.35% 767 50.59% 16 1.06% -34 -2.24% 1,516
Wibaux 425 49.48% 432 50.29% 2 0.23% -7 -0.81% 859
Yellowstone 8,140 48.09% 8,706 51.44% 79 0.47% -566 -3.34% 16,925
Totals 112,556 54.28% 93,163 44.93% 1,636 0.79% 19,393 9.35% 207,355

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Leip. "1944 Presidential General Election Results – Montana". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  2. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 272 ISBN 0405077114