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1944 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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The 1944 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. State voters chose eight electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1944

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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 8 0
Popular vote 435,146 390,527
Percentage 52.30% 46.94%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Connecticut was won by Democratic candidate, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt won the state over New York governor Thomas E. Dewey by a safe margin of 5.36 percent.

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1944[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York Harry S. Truman of Missouri 435,146 52.30% 8 100.00%
Republican Thomas Edmund Dewey of New York John William Bricker of Ohio 390,527 46.94% 0 0.00%
Socialist Norman Thomas of New York Darlington Hoopes of Pennsylvania 5,097 0.61% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Edward A. Teichert of Pennsylvania Arla Arbaugh of Ohio 1,220 0.15% 0 0.00%
Total 831,990 100.00% 8 100.00%


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.