1936 United States presidential election in Idaho

The 1936 United States presidential election in Idaho took place on November 3, 1936, as part of the 1936 United States presidential election. State voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1936 United States presidential election in Idaho

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All 4 Idaho votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Alf Landon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Kansas
Running mate John Nance Garner Frank Knox
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 125,683 66,256
Percentage 63.0% 33.2%

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County Results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Idaho was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 62.96 percent of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 33.19 percent of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2020 presidential election, this is the last time when Ada County, Canyon County, Gooding County, Jerome County, Lincoln County, Payette County and Twin Falls County voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[5][6]

ResultsEdit

1936 United States presidential election in Idaho
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 125,683 62.96%
Republican Alf Landon 66,256 33.19%
Union William Lemke 7,678 3.85%
Total votes 199,617 100%

Results by countyEdit

County Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Alfred Mossman Landon
Republican
William Frederick Lemke
Union
Margin Total votes cast[7]
# % # % # % # %
Ada 12,027 58.46% 7,581 36.85% 966 4.70% 4,446 21.61% 20,574
Adams 770 59.41% 434 33.49% 92 7.10% 336 25.93% 1,296
Bannock 9,443 70.51% 3,830 28.60% 120 0.90% 5,613 41.91% 13,393
Bear Lake 2,078 59.61% 1,404 40.28% 4 0.11% 674 19.33% 3,486
Benewah 1,906 65.70% 897 30.92% 98 3.38% 1,009 34.78% 2,901
Bingham 4,215 62.42% 2,354 34.86% 184 2.72% 1,861 27.56% 6,753
Blaine 1,361 64.59% 735 34.88% 11 0.52% 626 29.71% 2,107
Boise 780 65.55% 368 30.92% 42 3.53% 412 34.62% 1,190
Bonner 3,521 58.75% 2,016 33.64% 456 7.61% 1,505 25.11% 5,993
Bonneville 5,439 69.85% 2,213 28.42% 135 1.73% 3,226 41.43% 7,787
Boundary 1,304 60.31% 732 33.86% 126 5.83% 572 26.46% 2,162
Butte 546 62.83% 312 35.90% 11 1.27% 234 26.93% 869
Camas 442 60.47% 274 37.48% 15 2.05% 168 22.98% 731
Canyon 8,290 56.99% 4,910 33.75% 1,347 9.26% 3,380 23.24% 14,547
Caribou 640 66.53% 321 33.37% 1 0.10% 319 33.16% 962
Cassia 3,100 64.62% 1,629 33.96% 68 1.42% 1,471 30.66% 4,797
Clark 272 46.90% 304 52.41% 4 0.69% -32 -5.52% 580
Clearwater 1,959 66.95% 812 27.75% 155 5.30% 1,147 39.20% 2,926
Custer 875 61.58% 530 37.30% 16 1.13% 345 24.28% 1,421
Elmore 1,567 65.84% 688 28.91% 125 5.25% 879 36.93% 2,380
Franklin 2,255 61.44% 1,396 38.04% 19 0.52% 859 23.41% 3,670
Fremont 2,904 66.51% 1,423 32.59% 39 0.89% 1,481 33.92% 4,366
Gem 2,468 69.17% 879 24.64% 221 6.19% 1,589 44.53% 3,568
Gooding 2,100 56.68% 1,505 40.62% 100 2.70% 595 16.06% 3,705
Idaho 3,104 62.97% 1,535 31.14% 290 5.88% 1,569 31.83% 4,929
Jefferson 2,776 71.84% 1,037 26.84% 51 1.32% 1,739 45.01% 3,864
Jerome 2,374 62.84% 1,297 34.33% 107 2.83% 1,077 28.51% 3,778
Kootenai 5,752 63.92% 2,586 28.74% 661 7.35% 3,166 35.18% 8,999
Latah 4,359 58.45% 2,838 38.05% 261 3.50% 1,521 20.39% 7,458
Lemhi 1,648 61.82% 943 35.37% 75 2.81% 705 26.44% 2,666
Lewis 1,612 74.35% 507 23.39% 49 2.26% 1,105 50.97% 2,168
Lincoln 916 53.22% 766 44.51% 39 2.27% 150 8.72% 1,721
Madison 2,455 68.35% 1,114 31.01% 23 0.64% 1,341 37.33% 3,592
Minidoka 2,095 67.65% 948 30.61% 54 1.74% 1,147 37.04% 3,097
Nez Perce 5,705 71.45% 1,988 24.90% 292 3.66% 3,717 46.55% 7,985
Oneida 1,673 63.42% 955 36.20% 10 0.38% 718 27.22% 2,638
Owyhee 1,106 64.00% 500 28.94% 122 7.06% 606 35.07% 1,728
Payette 1,677 45.78% 1,524 41.61% 462 12.61% 153 4.18% 3,663
Power 1,075 59.33% 708 39.07% 29 1.60% 367 20.25% 1,812
Shoshone 5,377 70.92% 2,146 28.30% 59 0.78% 3,231 42.61% 7,582
Teton 834 59.19% 542 38.47% 33 2.34% 292 20.72% 1,409
Twin Falls 7,476 58.28% 4,966 38.71% 386 3.01% 2,510 19.57% 12,828
Valley 1,260 63.64% 575 29.04% 145 7.32% 685 34.60% 1,980
Washington 2,147 60.38% 1,234 34.70% 175 4.92% 913 25.67% 3,556
Totals 125,683 62.96% 66,256 33.19% 7,678 3.85% 59,427 29.77% 199,617

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Idaho". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  6. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp. 178-179 ISBN 0786422173
  7. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 119 ISBN 0405077114