1936 United States presidential election in Missouri

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1936 United States presidential election in Missouri

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All 15 Missouri 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 15 0
Popular vote 1,111,043 697,891
Percentage 60.8% 38.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Missouri was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 60.76 percent of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 38.16 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

1936 United States presidential election in Missouri
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 1,111,043 60.76%
Republican Alf Landon 697,891 38.16%
Union William Lemke 14,630 0.80%
Write-in 5,071 0.28%
Total votes 1,828,635 100%

Results by county[edit]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Alfred Mossman Landon
Republican
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[5]
County # % # % # % # %
Adair 5,315 52.48% 4,685 46.26% 127 1.25% 630 6.22% 10,127
Andrew 3,702 48.12% 3,987 51.83% 4 0.05% -285 -3.70% 7,693
Atchison 3,452 53.08% 3,044 46.81% 7 0.11% 408 6.27% 6,503
Audrain 7,455 74.59% 2,508 25.10% 31 0.31% 4,947 49.50% 9,994
Barry 5,744 49.10% 5,906 50.48% 49 0.42% -162 -1.38% 11,699
Barton 4,048 55.84% 3,164 43.65% 37 0.51% 884 12.19% 7,249
Bates 5,681 52.71% 5,022 46.60% 74 0.69% 659 6.11% 10,777
Benton 1,950 36.41% 3,375 63.01% 31 0.58% -1,425 -26.61% 5,356
Bollinger 2,816 47.98% 2,988 50.91% 65 1.11% -172 -2.93% 5,869
Boone 11,241 75.31% 3,624 24.28% 61 0.41% 7,617 51.03% 14,926
Buchanan 28,825 64.15% 15,912 35.41% 196 0.44% 12,913 28.74% 44,933
Butler 6,234 49.35% 6,355 50.31% 42 0.33% -121 -0.96% 12,631
Caldwell 3,014 44.24% 3,792 55.66% 7 0.10% -778 -11.42% 6,813
Callaway 7,160 69.56% 3,112 30.23% 21 0.20% 4,048 39.33% 10,293
Camden 1,908 45.48% 2,281 54.37% 6 0.14% -373 -8.89% 4,195
Cape Girardeau 8,892 54.45% 7,374 45.16% 64 0.39% 1,518 9.30% 16,330
Carroll 5,141 48.48% 5,432 51.22% 32 0.30% -291 -2.74% 10,605
Carter 1,590 59.13% 1,073 39.90% 26 0.97% 517 19.23% 2,689
Cass 5,731 58.17% 4,070 41.31% 52 0.53% 1,661 16.86% 9,853
Cedar 2,443 40.64% 3,535 58.80% 34 0.57% -1,092 -18.16% 6,012
Chariton 5,490 61.29% 3,433 38.33% 34 0.38% 2,057 22.97% 8,957
Christian 2,462 37.87% 4,022 61.87% 17 0.26% -1,560 -24.00% 6,501
Clark 3,003 51.42% 2,812 48.15% 25 0.43% 191 3.27% 5,840
Clay 9,535 67.70% 4,491 31.89% 58 0.41% 5,044 35.81% 14,084
Clinton 4,166 61.93% 2,512 37.34% 49 0.73% 1,654 24.59% 6,727
Cole 8,831 58.46% 6,180 40.91% 95 0.63% 2,651 17.55% 15,106
Cooper 5,188 50.88% 4,980 48.84% 29 0.28% 208 2.04% 10,197
Crawford 2,879 48.30% 3,041 51.01% 41 0.69% -162 -2.72% 5,961
Dade 2,312 40.78% 3,326 58.67% 31 0.55% -1,014 -17.89% 5,669
Dallas 1,749 36.23% 3,066 63.50% 13 0.27% -1,317 -27.28% 4,828
Daviess 3,953 50.03% 3,924 49.66% 25 0.32% 29 0.37% 7,902
DeKalb 2,680 48.11% 2,872 51.56% 18 0.32% -192 -3.45% 5,570
Dent 3,168 57.45% 2,313 41.95% 33 0.60% 855 15.51% 5,514
Douglas 2,118 34.23% 4,031 65.15% 38 0.61% -1,913 -30.92% 6,187
Dunklin 10,233 72.75% 3,775 26.84% 58 0.41% 6,458 45.91% 14,066
Franklin 7,565 47.52% 7,708 48.42% 647 4.06% -143 -0.90% 15,920
Gasconade 1,492 26.10% 4,202 73.51% 22 0.38% -2,710 -47.41% 5,716
Gentry 4,173 57.12% 3,115 42.64% 18 0.25% 1,058 14.48% 7,306
Greene 21,489 55.23% 17,298 44.46% 119 0.31% 4,191 10.77% 38,906
Grundy 4,187 47.78% 4,521 51.59% 55 0.63% -334 -3.81% 8,763
Harrison 3,942 44.53% 4,888 55.22% 22 0.25% -946 -10.69% 8,852
Henry 7,145 59.00% 4,927 40.68% 39 0.32% 2,218 18.31% 12,111
Hickory 910 28.03% 2,329 71.73% 8 0.25% -1,419 -43.70% 3,247
Holt 3,076 47.33% 3,409 52.45% 14 0.22% -333 -5.12% 6,499
Howard 5,326 75.10% 1,745 24.61% 21 0.30% 3,581 50.49% 7,092
Howell 4,725 46.95% 5,297 52.63% 42 0.42% -572 -5.68% 10,064
Iron 2,413 59.89% 1,605 39.84% 11 0.27% 808 20.05% 4,029
Jackson 215,120 72.84% 79,119 26.79% 1,080 0.37% 136,001 46.05% 295,319
Jasper 19,822 57.31% 14,440 41.75% 323 0.93% 5,382 15.56% 34,585
Jefferson 9,158 61.16% 5,575 37.23% 241 1.61% 3,583 23.93% 14,974
Johnson 6,294 51.96% 5,797 47.86% 22 0.18% 497 4.10% 12,113
Knox 3,030 58.35% 2,134 41.09% 29 0.56% 896 17.25% 5,193
Laclede 3,691 46.27% 4,258 53.38% 28 0.35% -567 -7.11% 7,977
Lafayette 7,275 48.95% 7,535 50.70% 51 0.34% -260 -1.75% 14,861
Lawrence 6,184 49.71% 6,185 49.72% 70 0.56% -1 -0.01% 12,439
Lewis 3,859 65.37% 1,994 33.78% 50 0.85% 1,865 31.59% 5,903
Lincoln 4,625 66.80% 2,258 32.61% 41 0.59% 2,367 34.19% 6,924
Linn 6,744 56.60% 5,118 42.95% 53 0.44% 1,626 13.65% 11,915
Livingston 5,226 52.55% 4,678 47.04% 40 0.40% 548 5.51% 9,944
Macon 6,417 56.98% 4,808 42.69% 37 0.33% 1,609 14.29% 11,262
Madison 2,323 53.50% 2,013 46.36% 6 0.14% 310 7.14% 4,342
Maries 2,414 64.55% 1,306 34.92% 20 0.53% 1,108 29.63% 3,740
Marion 11,068 70.29% 4,628 29.39% 51 0.32% 6,440 40.90% 15,747
McDonald 3,503 51.37% 3,312 48.57% 4 0.06% 191 2.80% 6,819
Mercer 1,834 39.83% 2,757 59.87% 14 0.30% -923 -20.04% 4,605
Miller 3,436 48.49% 3,607 50.90% 43 0.61% -171 -2.41% 7,086
Mississippi 4,160 61.75% 2,552 37.88% 25 0.37% 1,608 23.87% 6,737
Moniteau 3,210 49.64% 3,238 50.08% 18 0.28% -28 -0.43% 6,466
Monroe 6,376 86.87% 939 12.79% 25 0.34% 5,437 74.07% 7,340
Montgomery 3,458 49.85% 3,468 49.99% 11 0.16% -10 -0.14% 6,937
Morgan 2,585 46.19% 2,993 53.48% 18 0.32% -408 -7.29% 5,596
New Madrid 7,791 60.53% 5,056 39.28% 25 0.19% 2,735 21.25% 12,872
Newton 6,929 51.52% 6,437 47.87% 82 0.61% 492 3.66% 13,448
Nodaway 7,499 55.97% 5,817 43.41% 83 0.62% 1,682 12.55% 13,399
Oregon 3,504 70.50% 1,461 29.40% 5 0.10% 2,043 41.11% 4,970
Osage 2,995 50.77% 2,836 48.08% 68 1.15% 159 2.70% 5,899
Ozark 1,359 31.21% 2,981 68.47% 14 0.32% -1,622 -37.25% 4,354
Pemiscot 8,171 66.30% 4,139 33.58% 14 0.11% 4,032 32.72% 12,324
Perry 3,098 46.90% 3,382 51.20% 126 1.91% -284 -4.30% 6,606
Pettis 9,265 55.08% 7,435 44.20% 121 0.72% 1,830 10.88% 16,821
Phelps 4,658 63.11% 2,690 36.44% 33 0.45% 1,968 26.66% 7,381
Pike 5,898 66.82% 2,871 32.53% 58 0.66% 3,027 34.29% 8,827
Platte 4,884 72.99% 1,787 26.71% 20 0.30% 3,097 46.29% 6,691
Polk 3,899 43.09% 5,126 56.65% 23 0.25% -1,227 -13.56% 9,048
Pulaski 2,886 56.86% 2,177 42.89% 13 0.26% 709 13.97% 5,076
Putnam 1,902 35.21% 3,458 64.01% 42 0.78% -1,556 -28.80% 5,402
Ralls 3,822 78.24% 1,051 21.51% 12 0.25% 2,771 56.72% 4,885
Randolph 9,733 77.92% 2,723 21.80% 35 0.28% 7,010 56.12% 12,491
Ray 6,300 69.05% 2,805 30.74% 19 0.21% 3,495 38.31% 9,124
Reynolds 2,476 72.91% 915 26.94% 5 0.15% 1,561 45.97% 3,396
Ripley 2,466 56.08% 1,911 43.46% 20 0.45% 555 12.62% 4,397
Saint Charles 5,903 48.91% 5,156 42.72% 1,009 8.36% 747 6.19% 12,068
Saint Clair 3,302 49.40% 3,351 50.13% 31 0.46% -49 -0.73% 6,684
Saint Francois 7,876 51.77% 7,271 47.79% 66 0.43% 605 3.98% 15,213
Saint Louis County 63,226 56.40% 45,541 40.63% 3,333 2.97% 17,685 15.78% 112,100
Saint Louis City 260,063 65.54% 127,887 32.23% 8,880 2.24% 132,176 33.31% 396,830
Sainte Genevieve 2,446 58.49% 1,664 39.79% 72 1.72% 782 18.70% 4,182
Saline 8,622 58.35% 6,108 41.34% 46 0.31% 2,514 17.01% 14,776
Schuyler 2,173 59.88% 1,447 39.87% 9 0.25% 726 20.01% 3,629
Scotland 2,768 58.01% 1,940 40.65% 64 1.34% 828 17.35% 4,772
Scott 7,763 70.95% 3,126 28.57% 52 0.48% 4,637 42.38% 10,941
Shannon 3,069 70.57% 1,225 28.17% 55 1.26% 1,844 42.40% 4,349
Shelby 4,367 71.57% 1,697 27.81% 38 0.62% 2,670 43.76% 6,102
Stoddard 6,608 57.51% 4,828 42.02% 55 0.48% 1,780 15.49% 11,491
Stone 1,366 28.79% 3,366 70.94% 13 0.27% -2,000 -42.15% 4,745
Sullivan 3,986 49.67% 4,019 50.08% 20 0.25% -33 -0.41% 8,025
Taney 1,710 37.50% 2,827 62.00% 23 0.50% -1,117 -24.50% 4,560
Texas 4,718 53.11% 4,132 46.51% 34 0.38% 586 6.60% 8,884
Vernon 6,872 59.87% 4,546 39.61% 60 0.52% 2,326 20.26% 11,478
Warren 1,277 32.40% 2,639 66.96% 25 0.63% -1,362 -34.56% 3,941
Washington 2,942 49.85% 2,909 49.29% 51 0.86% 33 0.56% 5,902
Wayne 3,235 56.31% 2,494 43.41% 16 0.28% 741 12.90% 5,745
Webster 3,612 44.58% 4,469 55.16% 21 0.26% -857 -10.58% 8,102
Worth 1,944 54.67% 1,581 44.46% 31 0.87% 363 10.21% 3,556
Wright 3,296 40.32% 4,837 59.18% 41 0.50% -1,541 -18.85% 8,174
Totals[a] 1,112,160 60.82% 696,774 38.10% 19,711 1.08% 415,386 22.72% 1,828,645

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ These totals differ from those in Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.

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 - Missouri". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  5. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 260-261