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1940 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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The 1940 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 5, 1940. Wisconsin voters chose twelve 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[1] New York[1]
Running mate Henry A. Wallace Charles L. McNary
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 704,821 679,206
Percentage 50.15% 48.32%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Democratic Party candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt won the state with 50% of the popular vote, winning Wisconsin's twelve electoral votes.[2]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1940
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 704,821 50.15% 12
Republican Wendell Willkie 679,206 48.32% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 15,071 1.07% 0
Totals 1,399,098 100.0% 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "U. S. Electoral College". Archives.gov. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  2. ^ "1940 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin". Retrieved August 19, 2016.