1944 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1944

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All 12 Tennessee 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 12 0
Popular vote 308,707 200,311
Percentage 60.5% 39.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Tennessee was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 60.45% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 39.22% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 308,707 60.45%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 200,311 39.22%
Write-in 1,674 0.33%
Total votes 510,692 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1944 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-49)". Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  3. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee". Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved July 21, 2018.