United States presidential election in California, 1928

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Map of presidential election results by county in California in the 1928 presidential election

The 1928 United States presidential election in California refers to how California participated in the 1928 United States presidential election. California voted for the Republican nominee, former Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover, in a landslide over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1928[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Herbert Hoover 1,162,323 64.69% 13
Democratic Al Smith 614,365 34.19% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 19,595 1.09% 0
Prohibition William D. Upshaw 20,637 0.91% 0
No party Write-ins 261 0.01% 0
No party William Z. Foster (write-in) 112 0.01% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 1,796,656 100.00% 13
Voter turnout

Results by county[edit]

County Hoover Votes Smith Votes Others Votes
Alpine 94.23% 49 5.77% 3 0.00% 0
Orange 79.35% 30,572 19.75% 7,611 0.89% 344
Riverside 77.94% 17,600 21.12% 4,769 0.94% 212
San Bernardino 74.73% 29,229 24.13% 9,436 1.14% 447
Los Angeles 70.22% 513,526 28.71% 209,945 1.07% 7,830
Ventura 70.17% 9,017 28.92% 3,717 0.91% 117
Humboldt 69.75% 9,162 28.37% 3,726 1.88% 247
Santa Barbara 69.44% 11,666 29.49% 4,954 1.07% 179
Santa Cruz 68.53% 8,275 30.54% 3,688 0.93% 112
Imperial 67.61% 5,417 31.03% 2,486 1.36% 109
San Diego 67.14% 47,769 31.97% 22,749 0.89% 633
Stanislaus 67.13% 10,753 31.61% 5,063 1.27% 203
Tehama 65.58% 3,393 31.89% 1,650 2.53% 131
Alameda 65.42% 118,539 33.60% 60,875 0.98% 1,780
Lake 65.37% 1,820 33.26% 926 1.36% 38
Glenn 65.03% 2,466 34.20% 1,297 0.76% 29
Santa Clara 63.81% 31,710 35.39% 17,589 0.79% 395
Tulare 63.76% 12,057 35.09% 6,635 1.15% 218
Mendocino 63.39% 4,810 34.63% 2,628 1.98% 150
Monterey 63.12% 7,228 36.13% 4,138 0.75% 86
Kern 62.67% 14,692 36.43% 8,541 0.90% 212
Mono 61.80% 220 35.67% 127 2.53% 9
San Joaquin 61.10% 16,695 37.85% 10,343 1.05% 288
San Luis Obispo 60.82% 5,425 37.40% 3,336 1.78% 159
Butte 60.45% 6,306 37.83% 3,946 1.73% 180
Contra Costa 60.38% 13,495 38.36% 8,573 1.26% 281
Merced 60.17% 4,644 38.48% 2,970 1.35% 104
Sonoma 59.71% 12,891 39.40% 8,506 0.90% 194
San Benito 58.87% 1,971 40.80% 1,366 0.33% 11
San Mateo 58.87% 14,360 39.99% 9,755 1.14% 277
Napa 57.48% 4,699 41.86% 3,422 0.66% 54
Marin 57.44% 7,862 41.54% 5,686 1.02% 140
Inyo 57.37% 1,206 40.96% 861 1.67% 35
Yolo 56.96% 3,545 42.43% 2,641 0.61% 38
Modoc 56.75% 942 42.83% 711 0.42% 7
Lassen 56.73% 2,111 42.92% 1,597 0.35% 13
Colusa 56.30% 1,752 42.99% 1,338 0.71% 22
Del Norte 55.87% 771 43.41% 599 0.72% 10
Siskiyou 55.49% 3,758 43.06% 2,916 1.45% 98
Mariposa 55.03% 656 43.37% 517 1.59% 19
Madera 54.88% 2,354 44.21% 1,896 0.91% 39
Tuolumne 54.80% 1,731 43.05% 1,360 2.15% 68
Fresno 54.30% 20,687 44.32% 16,884 1.38% 527
Sutter 53.98% 2,239 45.20% 1,875 0.82% 34
Calaveras 53.79% 1,262 45.44% 1,066 0.77% 18
Solano 52.32% 7,061 46.51% 6,278 1.17% 158
Shasta 52.20% 2,301 45.94% 2,025 1.86% 82
Nevada 52.00% 2,173 46.88% 1,959 1.12% 47
Sierra 51.52% 457 47.35% 420 1.13% 10
Kings 51.51% 2,947 47.21% 2,701 1.28% 73
Sacramento 50.83% 20,762 48.19% 19,684 0.99% 403
Yuba 50.02% 2,022 49.23% 1,990 0.74% 30
Placer 49.25% 3,669 49.46% 3,685 1.29% 96
San Francisco 49.11% 95,987 49.44% 96,632 1.46% 2,849
Trinity 48.85% 447 47.32% 433 3.83% 35
Plumas 45.64% 947 52.00% 1,079 2.36% 49
El Dorado 44.25% 1,228 54.63% 1,516 1.12% 31
Amador 44.12% 990 55.53% 1,246 0.36% 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1928 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.