1944 United States presidential election in Nebraska

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United States presidential election in Nebraska, 1944

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All 6 Nebraska 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 329,880 233,246
Percentage 58.6% 41.4%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Nebraska was won by Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 58.58% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 41.42% of the popular vote.[3][4]

With 58.58% of the popular vote, Nebraska would prove to be Dewey's second strongest state after Kansas.[5]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Nebraska, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 329,880 58.58%
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 233,246 41.42%
Total votes 563,126 100%

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 - Nebraska". Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "1944 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.