1932 United States presidential election in Idaho

The 1932 United States presidential election in Idaho took place on November 8, 1932, as part of the 1932 United States presidential election. State voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1932 United States presidential election in Idaho

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All 4 Idaho votes to the Electoral College
  FDR in 1933.jpg Unsuccessful 1932.jpg
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Herbert Hoover
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York California
Running mate John Nance Garner Charles Curtis
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 109,479 71,417
Percentage 58.7% 38.3%

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County Results

President before election

Herbert Hoover
Republican

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Idaho was won by Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Speaker John Nance Garner, with 58.66 percent of the popular vote, against incumbent President Herbert Hoover (RCalifornia), running with Vice President Charles Curtis, with 38.27 percent of the popular vote.[3][4] This is the only occasion when Clark County has voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[5][a]

ResultsEdit

1932 United States presidential election in Idaho
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 109,479 58.66%
Republican Herbert Hoover (inc.) 71,417 38.27%
Liberty William Hope Harvey 4,712 2.52%
Socialist Norman Thomas 526 0.28%
Communist William Z. Foster 491 0.26%
Total votes 186,625 100%

Results by countyEdit

County Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Herbert Clark Hoover
Republican
William Hope Harvey[6]
Liberty
Norman Mattoon Thomas[6]
Socialist
William Z. Foster[6]
Communist
Margin Total votes cast[7]
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Ada 8,836 50.43% 8,055 45.97% 586 3.34% 28 0.16% 17 0.10% 781 4.46% 17,522
Adams 854 68.37% 325 26.02% 69 5.52% 1 0.08% 0 0.00% 529 42.35% 1,249
Bannock 8,271 63.34% 4,676 35.81% 37 0.28% 55 0.42% 20 0.15% 3,595 27.53% 13,059
Bear Lake 1,721 49.05% 1,785 50.87% 3 0.09% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -64 -1.82% 3,509
Benewah 1,602 59.55% 949 35.28% 43 1.60% 83 3.09% 13 0.48% 653 24.28% 2,690
Bingham 3,802 55.85% 2,894 42.52% 73 1.07% 31 0.46% 7 0.10% 908 13.34% 6,807
Blaine 1,133 61.48% 693 37.60% 14 0.76% 3 0.16% 0 0.00% 440 23.87% 1,843
Boise 679 64.12% 342 32.29% 38 3.59% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 337 31.82% 1,059
Bonner 3,698 63.38% 1,989 34.09% 75 1.29% 52 0.89% 21 0.36% 1,709 29.29% 5,835
Bonneville 4,298 59.60% 2,781 38.56% 109 1.51% 16 0.22% 8 0.11% 1,517 21.03% 7,212
Boundary 1,451 63.42% 763 33.35% 59 2.58% 8 0.35% 7 0.31% 688 30.07% 2,288
Butte 581 59.16% 396 40.33% 5 0.51% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 185 18.84% 982
Camas 441 63.91% 234 33.91% 15 2.17% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 207 30.00% 690
Canyon 6,940 53.16% 5,065 38.80% 1,010 7.74% 39 0.30% 0 0.00% 1,875 14.36% 13,054
Caribou 499 54.24% 409 44.46% 12 1.30% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 90 9.78% 920
Cassia 2,598 55.60% 2,032 43.48% 33 0.71% 10 0.21% 0 0.00% 566 12.11% 4,673
Clark 325 53.99% 276 45.85% 1 0.17% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 49 8.14% 602
Clearwater 1,699 66.55% 822 32.20% 23 0.90% 9 0.35% 0 0.00% 877 34.35% 2,553
Custer 839 64.39% 440 33.77% 13 1.00% 11 0.84% 0 0.00% 399 30.62% 1,303
Elmore 1,615 64.96% 794 31.94% 72 2.90% 3 0.12% 2 0.08% 821 33.02% 2,486
Franklin 1,871 51.39% 1,764 48.45% 4 0.11% 2 0.05% 0 0.00% 107 2.94% 3,641
Fremont 2,830 65.37% 1,498 34.60% 1 0.02% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1,332 30.77% 4,329
Gem 2,007 61.55% 898 27.54% 343 10.52% 2 0.06% 11 0.34% 1,109 34.01% 3,261
Gooding 1,911 53.98% 1,451 40.99% 172 4.86% 2 0.06% 4 0.11% 460 12.99% 3,540
Idaho 3,005 71.79% 1,079 25.78% 79 1.89% 23 0.55% 0 0.00% 1,926 46.01% 4,186
Jefferson 2,501 67.02% 1,177 31.54% 50 1.34% 2 0.05% 2 0.05% 1,324 35.48% 3,732
Jerome 2,219 60.32% 1,393 37.86% 49 1.33% 6 0.16% 12 0.33% 826 22.45% 3,679
Kootenai 4,743 57.40% 2,813 34.04% 572 6.92% 42 0.51% 93 1.13% 1,930 23.36% 8,263
Latah 3,554 52.64% 3,079 45.61% 96 1.42% 22 0.33% 0 0.00% 475 7.04% 6,751
Lemhi 1,332 61.47% 793 36.59% 35 1.62% 7 0.32% 0 0.00% 539 24.87% 2,167
Lewis 1,390 71.03% 526 26.88% 37 1.89% 1 0.05% 3 0.15% 864 44.15% 1,957
Lincoln 869 54.72% 691 43.51% 24 1.51% 4 0.25% 0 0.00% 178 11.21% 1,588
Madison 2,112 61.99% 1,272 37.33% 20 0.59% 3 0.09% 0 0.00% 840 24.66% 3,407
Minidoka 2,164 64.27% 1,130 33.56% 65 1.93% 8 0.24% 0 0.00% 1,034 30.71% 3,367
Nez Perce 5,077 68.50% 2,211 29.83% 79 1.07% 30 0.40% 15 0.20% 2,866 38.67% 7,412
Oneida 1,449 57.64% 1,047 41.65% 18 0.72% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 402 15.99% 2,514
Owyhee 959 59.57% 583 36.21% 57 3.54% 11 0.68% 0 0.00% 376 23.35% 1,610
Payette 1,836 51.18% 1,529 42.63% 213 5.94% 6 0.17% 3 0.08% 307 8.56% 3,587
Power 1,126 64.86% 603 34.74% 7 0.40% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 523 30.13% 1,736
Shoshone 4,347 59.15% 2,902 39.49% 60 0.82% 40 0.54% 0 0.00% 1,445 19.66% 7,349
Teton 860 55.81% 674 43.74% 6 0.39% 1 0.06% 0 0.00% 186 12.07% 1,541
Twin Falls 6,395 54.57% 4,928 42.05% 211 1.80% 158 1.35% 27 0.23% 1,467 12.52% 11,719
Valley 921 63.26% 443 30.43% 62 4.26% 1 0.07% 29 1.99% 478 32.83% 1,456
Washington 2,122 60.61% 1,213 34.65% 163 4.66% 3 0.09% 0 0.00% 909 25.96% 3,501
Totals 109,479 58.70% 71,312 38.23% 4,712 2.53% 526 0.28% 491 0.26% 38,167 20.46% 186,520

NotesEdit

  1. ^ It is practically certain, however, that the area Clark County occupies voted Democratic for William Jennings Bryan in 1896 as Fremont County – which then covered the area Clark County now occupies – voted 1,526 to 121 for Bryan against William McKinley in that election.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1932 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "1932 Election for the Thirty-seventh Term (1933-37)". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "1932 Presidential General Election Results - Idaho". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1932". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp. 178-179 ISBN 0786422173
  6. ^ a b c Our Campaigns; ID US President November 08, 1932
  7. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 118 ISBN 0405077114