1936 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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1936 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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All 10 Louisiana votes to the Electoral College
  FDR in 1933 2.jpg LandonPortr.jpg
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Alf Landon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Kansas
Running mate John Nance Garner Frank Knox
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 292,894 36,791
Percentage 88.8% 11.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1936 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 3, 1936, as part of the 1936 United States presidential election. Louisiana voters chose ten[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Louisiana was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 88.82% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 11.16% of the popular vote.[3][4]

By percentage of the popular vote won, Louisiana was Roosevelt's third-best state, behind only South Carolina (98.57%) and Mississippi (97.06%).

Results[edit]

1936 United States presidential election in Louisiana
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 292,894 88.82%
Republican Alf Landon 36,791 11.16%
Write-in 93 0.03%
Total votes 329,778 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved January 15, 2019.