1944 United States presidential election in Oklahoma

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1944 United States presidential election in Oklahoma

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All 10 Oklahoma 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 10 0
Popular vote 401,549 319,424
Percentage 55.57% 44.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Oklahoma was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 55.57% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 44.20% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

1944 United States presidential election in Oklahoma
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 401,549 55.57%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 319,424 44.20%
Socialist Norman Thomas 1,663 0.23%
Total votes 722,636 100%

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 - Oklahoma". Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved July 20, 2018.