United States elections, 1936

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The 1936 United States general election was held on November 3. Democratic incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to serve a second term as President of the United States, defeating Republican nominee Alf Landon. The presidential election coincided with U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and gubernatorial elections in several states.[1][2]

The Democrats gained twelve seats in the House of Representatives, furthering their majority over the Republicans. The Democrats also maintained a majority in the Senate, gaining seven seats.[2]

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  1. ^ "1936 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 3, 1936". U.S. House of Reps, Office of the Clerk. Retrieved 28 December 2011.