United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1928

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1928
1924 ←
November 6, 1928 → 1932

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Nominee Herbert Hoover Al Smith
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California New York
Running mate Charles Curtis Joseph Taylor Robinson
Electoral vote 38 0
Popular vote 2,055,382 1,067,586
Percentage 65.24% 33.89%

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County results

The 1928 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1928 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 38 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith. Hoover won Pennsylvania by a landslide margin of 31.35%. The Republicans at this time were associated with the booming economy of the 1920s while Smith was associated with the corruption of Tammany Hall.


United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Herbert Hoover 2,055,382 65.24% 38
Democratic Al Smith 1,067,586 33.89% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 18,647 0.59% 0
Communist William Foster 4,726 0.15% 0
Prohibition William Varney 3,875 0.12% 0
Socialist Labor Verne Reynolds 380 0.01% 0
Write-ins Write-ins 14 0.00% 0