1948 United States presidential election in Oregon

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United States presidential election in Oregon, 1948

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All 6 Oregon votes to the Electoral College
  ThomasDewey.png Harry S. Truman.jpg
Nominee Thomas Dewey Harry S. Truman
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York Missouri
Running mate Earl Warren Alben W. Barkley
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 260,904 243,147
Percentage 49.8% 46.4%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

The 1948 United States presidential election in Oregon took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Oregon voters chose six[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Oregon was won by Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 49.78 percent of the popular vote, against incumbent President Harry S. Truman (DMissouri), running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 46.40 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Oregon, 1948
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas Dewey 260,904 49.78%
Democratic Harry S. Truman (inc.) 243,147 46.40%
Progressive Henry A. Wallace 14,978 2.86%
Socialist Norman Thomas 5,051 0.96%
Total votes 524,080 100%

Results by county[edit]

Thomas Edmund Dewey[5]
Republican
Harry S. Truman[5]
Democratic
Henry Agard Wallace[6]
Progressive
Norman Mattoon Thomas[6]
Socialist
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Baker 2,841 47.04% 3,035 50.25% 126 2.09% 38 0.63% -194 -3.21% 6,040
Benton 6,839 66.21% 3,135 30.35% 241 2.33% 114 1.10% 3,704 35.86% 10,329
Clackamas 14,431 47.97% 14,263 47.41% 1,022 3.40% 367 1.22% 168 0.56% 30,083
Clatsop 5,076 44.87% 5,574 49.27% 599 5.29% 64 0.57% -498 -4.40% 11,313
Columbia 3,049 36.95% 4,768 57.79% 370 4.48% 64 0.78% -1,719 -20.83% 8,251
Coos 5,536 47.88% 5,453 47.16% 482 4.17% 91 0.79% 83 0.72% 11,562
Crook 960 44.84% 1,149 53.67% 18 0.84% 14 0.65% -189 -8.83% 2,141
Curry 1,112 59.18% 677 36.03% 71 3.78% 19 1.01% 435 23.15% 1,879
Deschutes 3,463 48.35% 3,499 48.85% 155 2.16% 46 0.64% -36 -0.50% 7,163
Douglas 7,671 56.35% 5,500 40.41% 391 2.87% 50 0.37% 2,171 15.95% 13,612
Gilliam 623 52.62% 544 45.95% 14 1.18% 3 0.25% 79 6.67% 1,184
Grant 1,090 47.54% 1,156 50.41% 35 1.53% 12 0.52% -66 -2.88% 2,293
Harney 784 48.28% 802 49.38% 34 2.09% 4 0.25% -18 -1.11% 1,624
Hood River 2,134 52.80% 1,761 43.57% 114 2.82% 33 0.82% 373 9.23% 4,042
Jackson 11,226 58.86% 7,342 38.50% 391 2.05% 113 0.59% 3,884 20.36% 19,072
Jefferson 622 50.69% 559 45.56% 40 3.26% 6 0.49% 63 5.13% 1,227
Josephine 5,004 58.27% 3,290 38.31% 241 2.81% 53 0.62% 1,714 19.96% 8,588
Klamath 7,072 47.47% 7,520 50.48% 259 1.74% 47 0.32% -448 -3.01% 14,898
Lake 1,083 48.05% 1,104 48.98% 58 2.57% 9 0.40% -21 -0.93% 2,254
Lane 20,843 55.27% 15,606 41.39% 801 2.12% 459 1.22% 5,237 13.89% 37,709
Lincoln 3,587 46.85% 3,720 48.59% 279 3.64% 70 0.91% -133 -1.74% 7,656
Linn 7,936 50.37% 7,260 46.08% 448 2.84% 111 0.70% 676 4.29% 15,755
Malheur 3,265 55.36% 2,499 42.37% 90 1.53% 44 0.75% 766 12.99% 5,898
Marion 18,997 57.27% 13,183 39.74% 685 2.07% 306 0.92% 5,814 17.53% 33,171
Morrow 751 46.30% 838 51.66% 21 1.29% 12 0.74% -87 -5.36% 1,622
Multnomah 86,519 45.77% 93,703 49.57% 6,494 3.44% 2,312 1.22% -7,184 -3.80% 189,028
Polk 4,328 54.02% 3,451 43.07% 158 1.97% 75 0.94% 877 10.95% 8,012
Sherman 532 53.20% 454 45.40% 10 1.00% 4 0.40% 78 7.80% 1,000
Tillamook 2,952 46.96% 3,128 49.76% 155 2.47% 51 0.81% -176 -2.80% 6,286
Umatilla 5,726 48.69% 5,891 50.09% 103 0.88% 41 0.35% -165 -1.40% 11,761
Union 2,668 39.83% 3,808 56.85% 175 2.61% 47 0.70% -1,140 -17.02% 6,698
Wallowa 1,196 44.71% 1,408 52.64% 49 1.83% 22 0.82% -212 -7.93% 2,675
Wasco 2,740 51.74% 2,438 46.03% 80 1.51% 38 0.72% 302 5.70% 5,296
Washington 11,455 53.06% 9,424 43.65% 491 2.27% 219 1.01% 2,031 9.41% 21,589
Wheeler 414 49.23% 411 48.87% 10 1.19% 6 0.71% 3 0.36% 841
Yamhill 6,379 55.33% 4,794 41.59% 268 2.32% 87 0.75% 1,585 13.75% 11,528
Totals 260,904 49.78% 243,147 46.40% 14,978 2.86% 5,051 0.96% 17,757 3.39% 524,080

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "1948 Presidential General Election Results - Oregon". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Géoelections; 1948 Presidential Election Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  6. ^ a b Géoelections; Popular Vote for Henry Wallace (xlsx file for €15)