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1924 United States presidential election in South Carolina

The 1924 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 1924, as part of the 1924 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose nine representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1924

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  John William Davis.jpg John Calvin Coolidge, Bain bw photo portrait.jpg
Nominee John W. Davis Calvin Coolidge
Party Democratic Republican
Home state West Virginia Massachusetts
Running mate Charles W. Bryan Charles G. Dawes
Electoral vote 9 0
Popular vote 49,008 1,123
Percentage 96.56% 2.21%

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1924 results by county.svg
Results by county

Davis

  60-69%
  80-89%
  90-99%
  100%

President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

South Carolina voted for the Democratic nominee, Ambassador John W. Davis of West Virginia, over the Republican nominee, incumbent President Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts. Davis ran with Governor Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska, while Coolidge ran with former Budget Director Charles G. Dawes of Illinois. Also in the running that year was the Progressive Party nominee, Senator Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin and his running mate Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana.

Davis won South Carolina by a landslide margin of 94.35 percent of the vote.

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1924[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic John William Davis of West Virginia Charles Wayland Bryan of Nebraska 49,008 96.56% 9 100.00%
Republican Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts Charles Gates Dawes of Illinois 1,123 2.21% 0 0.00%
Progressive Robert Marion La Follette of Wisconsin Burton Kendall Wheeler of Montana 620 1.21% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 1 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 50,752 100.00% 9 100.00%


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1924 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.