1944 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

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1944 United States presidential election in New Hampshire

← 1940 November 7, 1944 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 119,663 109,916
Percentage 52.11% 47.87%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place on November 7, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. State voters chose four electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

New Hampshire was won by the Democratic candidate, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who won the state over New York governor Thomas E. Dewey by a narrow margin of 4.24 percent. A Democrat would not carry New Hampshire again in a presidential election until 1964.[1]

Results[edit]

1944 United States presidential election in New Hampshire[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York Harry S. Truman of Missouri 119,663 52.11% 4 100.00%
Republican Thomas Edmund Dewey of New York John William Bricker of Ohio 109,916 47.87% 0 0.00%
Socialist Norman Thomas of New York Darlington Hoopes of Pennsylvania 48 0.02% 0 0.00%
Total 229,627 100.00% 4 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

County Roosevelt# Roosevelt% Dewey# Dewey% Thomas# Thomas% Total votes cast[3]
Belknap 5,325 46.24% 6,188 53.74% 2 0.02% 11,515
Carroll 2,461 31.91% 5,251 68.08% 1 0.01% 7,713
Cheshire 7,098 46.00% 8,334 54.00% 0 0.00% 15,432
Coös 8,709 58.36% 6,209 41.61% 4 0.03% 14,922
Grafton 8,743 44.39% 10,947 55.58% 7 0.04% 19,697
Hillsborough 42,306 62.00% 25,921 37.99% 9 0.01% 68,236
Merrimack 13,382 47.82% 14,599 52.17% 2 0.01% 27,983
Rockingham 13,170 43.44% 17,144 56.55% 2 0.01% 30,316
Strafford 12,497 57.07% 9,388 42.87% 13 0.06% 21,898
Sullivan 5,972 50.13% 5,935 49.82% 6 0.05% 11,913
Totals 119,663 52.11% 109,916 47.87% 46 0.02% 229,625

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections; Presidential General Election Results Comparison – New Hampshire
  2. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - New Hampshire". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  3. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 294 ISBN 0405077114