1944 United States presidential election in Utah

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1944

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  1944 portrait of FDR (1)(small).jpg ThomasDewey.png
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 150,088 97,891
Percentage 60.44% 39.42%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Utah took place on November 7, 1944. All contemporary forty-eight states took part, and Utah voters selected four voters to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

The Democratic Party candidate, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the state of Utah with 60.44 percent of the popular vote. The Republican Party candidate, Thomas E. Dewey, garnered 39.42 percent of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which the following counties voted for a Democratic presidential candidate: Washington, Millard, Box Elder, Cache, and Rich.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Utah, 1944[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (incumbent) 150,088 60.44% 4
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 97,891 39.42% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 340 0.14% 0
Totals 248,319 100.00% 4

Results by county[edit]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Thomas Edmund Dewey
Republican
Norman Thomas
Socialist
Margin Total votes cast[3]
County # % # % # % # % #
Beaver 1,128 54.02% 958 45.88% 2 0.10% 170 8.14% 2,088
Box Elder 4,138 57.46% 3,058 42.47% 5 0.07% 1,080 15.00% 7,201
Cache 6,998 58.57% 4,938 41.33% 12 0.10% 2,060 17.24% 11,948
Carbon 5,364 69.70% 2,318 30.12% 14 0.18% 3,046 39.58% 7,696
Daggett 98 56.65% 75 43.35% 0 0.00% 23 13.29% 173
Davis 5,179 58.51% 3,663 41.39% 9 0.10% 1,516 17.13% 8,851
Duchesne 1,629 58.83% 1,140 41.17% 0 0.00% 489 17.66% 2,769
Emery 1,427 59.41% 974 40.55% 1 0.04% 453 18.86% 2,402
Garfield 559 39.87% 842 60.06% 1 0.07% -283 -20.19% 1,402
Grand 380 46.74% 428 52.64% 5 0.62% -48 -5.90% 813
Iron 1,677 46.31% 1,930 53.30% 14 0.39% -253 -6.99% 3,621
Juab 1,483 55.34% 1,192 44.48% 5 0.19% 291 10.86% 2,680
Kane 244 26.93% 662 73.07% 0 0.00% -418 -46.14% 906
Millard 1,909 50.20% 1,889 49.67% 5 0.13% 20 0.53% 3,803
Morgan 671 55.64% 535 44.36% 0 0.00% 136 11.28% 1,206
Piute 346 47.59% 381 52.41% 0 0.00% -35 -4.81% 727
Rich 395 50.06% 394 49.94% 0 0.00% 1 0.13% 789
Salt Lake 66,114 62.61% 39,327 37.24% 157 0.15% 26,787 25.37% 105,598
San Juan 367 41.66% 513 58.23% 1 0.11% -146 -16.57% 881
Sanpete 3,071 49.00% 3,196 51.00% 0 0.00% -125 -1.99% 6,267
Sevier 2,095 47.13% 2,345 52.76% 5 0.11% -250 -5.62% 4,445
Summit 1,761 54.32% 1,479 45.62% 2 0.06% 282 8.70% 3,242
Tooele 2,802 61.46% 1,753 38.45% 4 0.09% 1,049 23.01% 4,559
Uintah 1,519 50.63% 1,479 49.30% 2 0.07% 40 1.33% 3,000
Utah 15,722 61.14% 9,946 38.68% 45 0.18% 5,776 22.46% 25,713
Wasatch 1,249 54.09% 1,058 45.82% 2 0.09% 191 8.27% 2,309
Washington 1,694 51.80% 1,575 48.17% 1 0.03% 119 3.64% 3,270
Wayne 430 56.95% 325 43.05% 0 0.00% 105 13.91% 755
Weber 19,639 67.25% 9,518 32.59% 48 0.16% 10,121 34.66% 29,205
Totals 150,088 60.44% 97,891 39.42% 340 0.14% 52,197 21.02% 248,319

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  2. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Utah". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  3. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 460 ISBN 0405077114