1936 United States presidential election in Mississippi

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1936 United States presidential election in Mississippi

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All 9 Mississippi 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 9 0
Popular vote 157,333 4,467
Percentage 97.0% 2.8%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Mississippi was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 97.03% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 2.75% of the popular vote.[3][4]

By percentage of the popular vote won, Mississippi was Roosevelt's second-best state. The only state in which he won more of the popular vote than in Mississippi was in South Carolina, where he won 98.57%.


1936 United States presidential election in Mississippi
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 157,333 97.03%
Republican Alf Landon 4,467 2.75%
Socialist Norman Thomas 342 0.21%
Total votes 162,142 100%


  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 - Mississippi". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved January 15, 2019.