1936 United States presidential election in Ohio

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United States presidential election, 1936

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  Franklin D. Roosevelt - NARA - 196715.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 26 0
Popular vote 1,747,140 1,127,855
Percentage 57.99% 37.44%

Ohio Presidential Election Results 1936.svg
County Results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1936 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 3, 1936. Ohio voters chose twenty-six electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

The Democratic Party candidate, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, decisively won the state of Ohio with 57.99 percent of the popular vote. The Republican Party candidate, Alf Landon, garnered a meager 37.44 percent of the popular vote.[1] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Allen County and Hancock County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[2]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1936
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 1,747,140 57.99% 26
Republican Alf Landon 1,127,855 37.44% 0
Union William Lemke 132,212 4.39% 0
Communist Earl Browder 5,251 0.17% 0
Write-ins Scattered 131[a] 0.01% 0
Totals 3,012,589 100.0% 26

Results by county[edit]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Alfred Mossman Landon
Republican
William Frederick Lemke[3]
Union
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[4]
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 5,832 49.55% 5,910 50.21% 22 0.19% 6 0.05% -78 -0.66% 11,770
Allen 16,500 49.12% 15,079 44.89% 2,002 5.96% 11 0.03% 1,421 4.23% 33,592
Ashland 8,818 57.44% 6,154 40.09% 357 2.33% 23 0.15% 2,664 17.35% 15,352
Ashtabula 14,468 48.21% 14,025 46.73% 1,453 4.84% 64 0.21% 443 1.48% 30,010
Athens 13,205 57.61% 9,509 41.48% 191 0.83% 17 0.07% 3,696 16.12% 22,922
Auglaize 7,835 54.77% 5,526 38.63% 940 6.57% 4 0.03% 2,309 16.14% 14,305
Belmont 30,545 67.16% 14,511 31.91% 329 0.72% 96 0.21% 16,034 35.25% 45,481
Brown 6,316 56.96% 4,511 40.68% 257 2.32% 4 0.04% 1,805 16.28% 11,088
Butler 29,892 59.99% 17,842 35.80% 1,996 4.01% 102 0.20% 12,050 24.18% 49,832
Carroll 3,801 45.59% 4,440 53.26% 94 1.13% 2 0.02% -639 -7.66% 8,337
Champaign 6,485 47.27% 6,872 50.09% 357 2.60% 5 0.04% -387 -2.82% 13,719
Clark 26,138 61.44% 15,483 36.40% 884 2.08% 35 0.08% 10,655 25.05% 42,540
Clermont 9,204 53.29% 7,608 44.05% 444 2.57% 14 0.08% 1,596 9.24% 17,270
Clinton 5,785 47.70% 6,265 51.66% 71 0.59% 6 0.05% -480 -3.96% 12,127
Columbiana 22,664 56.38% 16,986 42.26% 495 1.23% 53 0.13% 5,678 14.13% 40,198
Coshocton 9,316 58.72% 6,449 40.65% 93 0.59% 8 0.05% 2,867 18.07% 15,866
Crawford 10,955 59.48% 6,638 36.04% 810 4.40% 16 0.09% 4,317 23.44% 18,419
Cuyahoga 311,117 65.44% 128,947 27.12% 33,128 6.97% 2,226 0.47% 182,170 38.32% 475,418
Darke 11,114 54.79% 8,375 41.29% 788 3.89% 6 0.03% 2,739 13.50% 20,283
Defiance 5,608 48.05% 5,000 42.84% 1,060 9.08% 2 0.02% 608 5.21% 11,670
Delaware 7,045 47.90% 7,364 50.06% 297 2.02% 3 0.02% -319 -2.17% 14,709
Erie 10,376 55.43% 6,869 36.69% 1,452 7.76% 23 0.12% 3,507 18.73% 18,720
Fairfield 12,322 59.16% 8,062 38.70% 430 2.06% 16 0.08% 4,260 20.45% 20,830
Fayette 5,807 54.33% 4,841 45.29% 33 0.31% 8 0.07% 966 9.04% 10,689
Franklin 90,746 57.42% 63,830 40.39% 3,325 2.10% 146 0.09% 26,916 17.03% 158,047
Fulton 3,582 35.04% 6,152 60.17% 482 4.71% 8 0.08% -2,570 -25.14% 10,224
Gallia 4,548 40.34% 6,700 59.42% 17 0.15% 10 0.09% -2,152 -19.09% 11,275
Geauga 3,400 46.49% 3,620 49.49% 282 3.86% 12 0.16% -220 -3.01% 7,314
Greene 8,946 53.53% 7,449 44.57% 299 1.79% 18 0.11% 1,497 8.96% 16,712
Guernsey 11,404 56.82% 8,532 42.51% 114 0.57% 20 0.10% 2,872 14.31% 20,070
Hamilton 153,117 54.60% 108,506 38.69% 18,426 6.57% 387 0.14% 44,611 15.91% 280,436
Hancock 9,929 47.77% 9,816 47.23% 1,030 4.96% 9 0.04% 113 0.54% 20,784
Hardin 8,441 51.84% 7,631 46.86% 206 1.27% 5 0.03% 810 4.97% 16,283
Harrison 5,231 52.08% 4,779 47.58% 25 0.25% 10 0.10% 452 4.50% 10,045
Henry 5,472 51.29% 4,108 38.51% 1,076 10.09% 12 0.11% 1,364 12.79% 10,668
Highland 8,011 51.85% 7,392 47.84% 39 0.25% 9 0.06% 619 4.01% 15,451
Hocking 6,580 61.62% 3,960 37.09% 132 1.24% 6 0.06% 2,620 24.54% 10,678
Holmes 4,097 63.70% 2,247 34.93% 83 1.29% 5 0.08% 1,850 28.76% 6,432
Huron 8,500 47.16% 8,318 46.15% 1,194 6.63% 10 0.06% 182 1.01% 18,022
Jackson 6,802 49.67% 6,853 50.04% 33 0.24% 6 0.04% -51 -0.37% 13,694
Jefferson 27,472 67.11% 13,044 31.87% 363 0.89% 56 0.14% 14,428 35.25% 40,935
Knox 8,315 49.97% 7,956 47.81% 369 2.22% 1 0.01% 359 2.16% 16,641
Lake 11,213 51.66% 9,386 43.24% 1,070 4.93% 38 0.18% 1,827 8.42% 21,707
Lawrence 11,471 57.17% 8,498 42.35% 85 0.42% 12 0.06% 2,973 14.82% 20,066
Licking 17,785 58.56% 11,958 39.37% 606 2.00% 23 0.08% 5,827 19.19% 30,372
Logan 7,353 46.23% 8,363 52.58% 180 1.13% 9 0.06% -1,010 -6.35% 15,905
Lorain 24,393 57.19% 15,906 37.29% 2,280 5.35% 77 0.18% 8,487 19.90% 42,656
Lucas 74,155 55.76% 45,853 34.48% 12,616 9.49% 355 0.27% 28,302 21.28% 132,979
Madison 5,184 51.17% 4,843 47.81% 94 0.93% 9 0.09% 341 3.37% 10,130
Mahoning 64,886 71.41% 24,825 27.32% 973 1.07% 174 0.19% 40,061 44.09% 90,858
Marion 11,881 55.45% 9,070 42.33% 459 2.14% 17 0.08% 2,811 13.12% 21,427
Medina 7,400 49.14% 7,283 48.37% 364 2.42% 11 0.07% 117 0.78% 15,058
Meigs 6,085 48.49% 6,464 51.51% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -379 -3.02% 12,549
Mercer 7,217 54.66% 3,602 27.28% 2,381 18.03% 4 0.03% 3,615 27.38% 13,204
Miami 12,754 50.44% 11,343 44.86% 1,177 4.65% 12 0.05% 1,411 5.58% 25,286
Monroe 5,368 61.64% 3,211 36.87% 125 1.44% 5 0.06% 2,157 24.77% 8,709
Montgomery 76,430 59.81% 44,742 35.02% 6,469 5.06% 137 0.11% 31,688 24.80% 127,778
Morgan 3,093 39.65% 4,630 59.35% 75 0.96% 3 0.04% -1,537 -19.70% 7,801
Morrow 3,947 47.83% 4,086 49.52% 215 2.61% 4 0.05% -139 -1.68% 8,252
Muskingum 16,265 49.93% 15,454 47.44% 822 2.52% 32 0.10% 811 2.49% 32,573
Noble 3,865 46.46% 4,384 52.70% 70 0.84% 0 0.00% -519 -6.24% 8,319
Ottawa 6,335 56.87% 4,006 35.96% 796 7.15% 2 0.02% 2,329 20.91% 11,139
Paulding 4,179 50.65% 3,853 46.70% 216 2.62% 3 0.04% 326 3.95% 8,251
Perry 8,508 53.90% 6,826 43.24% 434 2.75% 17 0.11% 1,682 10.66% 15,785
Pickaway 7,813 61.22% 4,920 38.55% 24 0.19% 6 0.05% 2,893 22.67% 12,763
Pike 5,287 64.13% 2,953 35.82% 3 0.04% 1 0.01% 2,334 28.31% 8,244
Portage 13,798 61.43% 8,035 35.77% 602 2.68% 28 0.12% 5,763 25.66% 22,463
Preble 6,366 51.80% 5,593 45.51% 325 2.64% 6 0.05% 773 6.29% 12,290
Putnam 5,786 46.23% 4,151 33.16% 2,566 20.50% 14 0.11% 1,635 13.06% 12,517
Richland 20,070 61.27% 11,220 34.25% 1,416 4.32% 52 0.16% 8,850 27.02% 32,758
Ross 12,503 55.71% 9,817 43.75% 95 0.42% 26 0.12% 2,686 11.97% 22,441
Sandusky 9,171 45.26% 8,692 42.89% 2,382 11.75% 20 0.10% 479 2.36% 20,265
Scioto 22,243 55.08% 17,860 44.23% 255 0.63% 22 0.05% 4,383 10.85% 40,380
Seneca 8,982 40.35% 9,953 44.71% 3,307 14.86% 17 0.08% -971 -4.36% 22,259
Shelby 7,110 53.43% 4,482 33.68% 1,706 12.82% 9 0.07% 2,628 19.75% 13,307
Stark 57,931 59.96% 34,693 35.91% 3,835 3.97% 153 0.16% 23,238 24.05% 96,612
Summit 91,836 68.69% 38,991 29.16% 2,581 1.93% 288 0.22% 52,845 39.53% 133,696
Trumbull 32,384 64.34% 16,887 33.55% 966 1.92% 92 0.18% 15,497 30.79% 50,329
Tuscarawas 21,991 66.71% 10,317 31.30% 622 1.89% 35 0.11% 11,674 35.41% 32,965
Union 5,157 47.10% 5,673 51.81% 115 1.05% 5 0.05% -516 -4.71% 10,950
Van Wert 7,744 52.56% 6,275 42.59% 704 4.78% 10 0.07% 1,469 9.97% 14,733
Vinton 2,902 48.58% 3,056 51.16% 14 0.23% 2 0.03% -154 -2.58% 5,974
Warren 7,209 49.02% 7,359 50.04% 134 0.91% 5 0.03% -150 -1.02% 14,707
Washington 10,203 47.78% 10,826 50.70% 311 1.46% 14 0.07% -623 -2.92% 21,354
Wayne 12,666 54.08% 10,331 44.11% 418 1.78% 8 0.03% 2,335 9.97% 23,423
Williams 5,628 42.31% 7,050 53.00% 619 4.65% 5 0.04% -1,422 -10.69% 13,302
Wood 11,255 45.42% 11,716 47.28% 1,798 7.26% 9 0.04% -461 -1.86% 24,778
Wyandot 5,597 54.41% 4,260 41.42% 429 4.17% 0 0.00% 1,337 13.00% 10,286
Totals 1,747,140 58.00% 1,127,855 37.44% 132,212 4.39% 5,251[b] 0.17% 619,285 20.56% 3,012,458

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This total, including votes for Socialist Norman Thomas and Socialist Labor Party candidate John W. Aiken, differs from that in America at the Polls.
  2. ^ The Socialist, Socialist Labor and "scattered" vote, totalling 202, was not tabulated by county

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas; 1936 Presidential General Election Results – Ohio
  2. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  3. ^ Géoelections; 1936 Presidential Election Popular Vote (.xlsx file for €15 on request)
  4. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 348-349 ISBN 0405077114