1944 United States presidential election in Texas

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United States presidential election in Texas, 1944

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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Thomas Dewey Unpledged electors
Party Democratic Republican Texas Regulars
Home state New York New York Texas
Running mate Harry Truman John Bricker
Electoral vote 23 0 0
Popular vote 821,605 191,425 135,439
Percentage 71.4% 16.6% 11.8%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Texas took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. Texas voters chose 23[1] electors who voted for president and vice president. Texas was won by then president Franklin D. Roosevelt over Thomas Dewey by a landslide margin of 54.78% with the 3rd party Texas Regulars winning 11% of the vote and Washington County the only county in the nation to go for a third party that election.[2]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Texas, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 821,605 71.42%
Republican Thomas Dewey 191,425 16.64%
Texas Regulars Unpledged electors 135,439 11.77%
Other 1,862 0.16%
Total votes 1,150,331 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-1949)". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved 2018-04-03.