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1940 United States presidential election in Ohio

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The 1940 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 5, 1940. Ohio voters chose twenty-six electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election, 1940

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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Wendell Willkie
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Henry A. Wallace Charles L. McNary
Electoral vote 26 0
Popular vote 1,733,139 1,586,773
Percentage 52.20% 47.80%

Ohio Presidential Election Results 1940.svg
County Results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The Democratic Party candidate, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the state of Ohio with 52.20 percent of the popular vote. The Republican Party candidate, Wendell Willkie, garnered 47.80% of the popular vote.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1940
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 1,733,139 52.20% 26
Republican Wendell Willkie 1,586,773 47.80% 0
Totals 3,319,912 100.0% 26

Results by countyEdit

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Wendell Willkie
Republican
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County # % # % # % #
Adams 5,007 44.76% 6,180 55.24% -1,173 -10.49% 11,187
Allen 14,469 41.17% 20,675 58.83% -6,206 -17.66% 35,144
Ashland 7,835 47.60% 8,624 52.40% -789 -4.79% 16,459
Ashtabula 14,454 43.87% 18,491 56.13% -4,037 -12.25% 32,945
Athens 11,449 50.52% 11,213 49.48% 236 1.04% 22,662
Auglaize 5,704 38.92% 8,953 61.08% -3,249 -22.17% 14,657
Belmont 28,618 61.78% 17,705 38.22% 10,913 23.56% 46,323
Brown 5,644 50.75% 5,477 49.25% 167 1.50% 11,121
Butler 30,821 56.86% 23,380 43.14% 7,441 13.73% 54,201
Carroll 3,589 41.02% 5,160 58.98% -1,571 -17.96% 8,749
Champaign 5,929 43.06% 7,841 56.94% -1,912 -13.89% 13,770
Clark 25,888 55.59% 20,681 44.41% 5,207 11.18% 46,569
Clermont 8,942 48.84% 9,367 51.16% -425 -2.32% 18,309
Clinton 4,964 41.40% 7,027 58.60% -2,063 -17.20% 11,991
Columbiana 22,349 51.29% 21,221 48.71% 1,128 2.59% 43,570
Coshocton 7,889 47.78% 8,623 52.22% -734 -4.45% 16,512
Crawford 8,966 46.45% 10,336 53.55% -1,370 -7.10% 19,302
Cuyahoga 347,118 62.41% 209,070 37.59% 138,048 24.82% 556,188
Darke 9,651 46.40% 11,147 53.60% -1,496 -7.19% 20,798
Defiance 4,313 35.00% 8,010 65.00% -3,697 -30.00% 12,323
Delaware 5,666 37.19% 9,570 62.81% -3,904 -25.62% 15,236
Erie 9,254 45.10% 11,267 54.90% -2,013 -9.81% 20,521
Fairfield 11,298 51.10% 10,813 48.90% 485 2.19% 22,111
Fayette 5,249 46.73% 5,984 53.27% -735 -6.54% 11,233
Franklin 96,601 51.08% 92,533 48.92% 4,068 2.15% 189,134
Fulton 2,530 22.62% 8,653 77.38% -6,123 -54.75% 11,183
Gallia 3,943 35.12% 7,285 64.88% -3,342 -29.76% 11,228
Geauga 3,318 38.19% 5,371 61.81% -2,053 -23.63% 8,689
Greene 8,881 48.92% 9,273 51.08% -392 -2.16% 18,154
Guernsey 8,710 46.24% 10,125 53.76% -1,415 -7.51% 18,835
Hamilton 148,907 49.04% 154,733 50.96% -5,826 -1.92% 303,640
Hancock 7,755 35.36% 14,174 64.64% -6,419 -29.27% 21,929
Hardin 6,547 41.60% 9,192 58.40% -2,645 -16.81% 15,739
Harrison 4,559 44.31% 5,729 55.69% -1,170 -11.37% 10,288
Henry 3,508 31.07% 7,784 68.93% -4,276 -37.87% 11,292
Highland 6,921 44.79% 8,530 55.21% -1,609 -10.41% 15,451
Hocking 5,688 51.60% 5,336 48.40% 352 3.19% 11,024
Holmes 3,349 51.13% 3,201 48.87% 148 2.26% 6,550
Huron 6,741 36.44% 11,758 63.56% -5,017 -27.12% 18,499
Jackson 6,382 45.80% 7,551 54.20% -1,169 -8.39% 13,933
Jefferson 29,514 64.03% 16,578 35.97% 12,936 28.07% 46,092
Knox 7,081 40.73% 10,303 59.27% -3,222 -18.53% 17,384
Lake 12,408 47.96% 13,464 52.04% -1,056 -4.08% 25,872
Lawrence 10,661 50.92% 10,274 49.08% 387 1.85% 20,935
Licking 16,379 50.14% 16,288 49.86% 91 0.28% 32,667
Logan 6,351 39.17% 9,861 60.83% -3,510 -21.65% 16,212
Lorain 25,831 52.45% 23,422 47.55% 2,409 4.89% 49,253
Lucas 77,948 50.50% 76,405 49.50% 1,543 1.00% 154,353
Madison 4,390 42.65% 5,904 57.35% -1,514 -14.71% 10,294
Mahoning 76,441 67.09% 37,496 32.91% 38,945 34.18% 113,937
Marion 10,462 46.96% 11,817 53.04% -1,355 -6.08% 22,279
Medina 6,722 39.92% 10,116 60.08% -3,394 -20.16% 16,838
Meigs 4,983 40.77% 7,239 59.23% -2,256 -18.46% 12,222
Mercer 5,114 39.28% 7,905 60.72% -2,791 -21.44% 13,019
Miami 11,799 44.48% 14,725 55.52% -2,926 -11.03% 26,524
Monroe 4,138 47.72% 4,534 52.28% -396 -4.57% 8,672
Montgomery 86,084 59.80% 57,866 40.20% 28,218 19.60% 143,950
Morgan 2,637 34.68% 4,966 65.32% -2,329 -30.63% 7,603
Morrow 3,215 37.07% 5,457 62.93% -2,242 -25.85% 8,672
Muskingum 15,753 44.82% 19,395 55.18% -3,642 -10.36% 35,148
Noble 3,037 38.16% 4,922 61.84% -1,885 -23.68% 7,959
Ottawa 5,556 44.71% 6,872 55.29% -1,316 -10.59% 12,428
Paulding 3,155 38.93% 4,949 61.07% -1,794 -22.14% 8,104
Perry 6,953 44.54% 8,656 55.46% -1,703 -10.91% 15,609
Pickaway 6,895 53.58% 5,974 46.42% 921 7.16% 12,869
Pike 4,962 61.06% 3,165 38.94% 1,797 22.11% 8,127
Portage 12,687 51.86% 11,777 48.14% 910 3.72% 24,464
Preble 5,735 46.83% 6,511 53.17% -776 -6.34% 12,246
Putnam 3,655 29.01% 8,946 70.99% -5,291 -41.99% 12,601
Richland 18,645 52.08% 17,157 47.92% 1,488 4.16% 35,802
Ross 12,447 51.38% 11,780 48.62% 667 2.75% 24,227
Sandusky 7,116 33.61% 14,054 66.39% -6,938 -32.77% 21,170
Scioto 21,926 52.98% 19,462 47.02% 2,464 5.95% 41,388
Seneca 7,464 31.45% 16,272 68.55% -8,808 -37.11% 23,736
Shelby 6,105 46.13% 7,130 53.87% -1,025 -7.74% 13,235
Stark 59,496 56.19% 46,384 43.81% 13,112 12.38% 105,880
Summit 89,555 58.55% 63,405 41.45% 26,150 17.10% 152,960
Trumbull 34,615 58.04% 25,026 41.96% 9,589 16.08% 59,641
Tuscarawas 19,004 56.43% 14,675 43.57% 4,329 12.85% 33,679
Union 3,947 35.36% 7,214 64.64% -3,267 -29.27% 11,161
Van Wert 6,254 41.95% 8,656 58.05% -2,402 -16.11% 14,910
Vinton 2,404 42.97% 3,190 57.03% -786 -14.05% 5,594
Warren 6,895 44.15% 8,722 55.85% -1,827 -11.70% 15,617
Washington 8,584 38.77% 13,558 61.23% -4,974 -22.46% 22,142
Wayne 10,748 44.28% 13,525 55.72% -2,777 -11.44% 24,273
Williams 4,065 30.05% 9,463 69.95% -5,398 -39.90% 13,528
Wood 9,711 36.36% 16,998 63.64% -7,287 -27.28% 26,709
Wyandot 4,206 40.14% 6,272 59.86% -2,066 -19.72% 10,478
Totals 1,733,139 52.20% 1,586,773 47.80% 146,366 4.41% 3,319,912

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas; 1940 Presidential General Election Results – Ohio
  2. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 348-349 ISBN 0405077114