United States presidential election in California, 1928

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States presidential election in California, 1928

← 1924 November 6, 1928 1932 →
  Herbert Hoover - NARA - 532049.tif AlfredSmith.png
Nominee Herbert Hoover Al Smith
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California New York
Running mate Charles Curtis Joseph Taylor Robinson
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 1,162,323 614,365
Percentage 64.69% 34.19%

California presidential election results 1928.svg
County Results
  Smith—50-60%
  Smith—40-50%
  Hoover—<50%
  Hoover—50-60%
  Hoover—60-70%
  Hoover—70-80%
  Hoover—>90%

President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Herbert Hoover
Republican

In the 1928 United States presidential election, California voted for the Republican nominee, former Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover, in a landslide over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1928[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Herbert Hoover 1,162,323 64.69% 13
Democratic Al Smith 614,365 34.19% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 19,595 1.09% 0
No party Write-ins 261 0.01% 0
No party William Z. Foster (write-in) 112 0.01% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 1,796,656 100.00% 13
Voter turnout

Results by county[edit]

County Hoover Votes Smith Votes Others Votes
Alpine 94.23% 49 5.77% 3 0.00% 0
Orange 79.35% 30,572 19.75% 7,611 0.89% 344
Riverside 77.94% 17,600 21.12% 4,769 0.94% 212
San Bernardino 74.73% 29,229 24.13% 9,436 1.14% 447
Los Angeles 70.22% 513,526 28.71% 209,945 1.07% 7,830
Ventura 70.17% 9,017 28.92% 3,717 0.91% 117
Humboldt 69.75% 9,162 28.37% 3,726 1.88% 247
Santa Barbara 69.44% 11,666 29.49% 4,954 1.07% 179
Santa Cruz 68.53% 8,275 30.54% 3,688 0.93% 112
Imperial 67.61% 5,417 31.03% 2,486 1.36% 109
San Diego 67.14% 47,769 31.97% 22,749 0.89% 633
Stanislaus 67.13% 10,753 31.61% 5,063 1.27% 203
Tehama 65.58% 3,393 31.89% 1,650 2.53% 131
Alameda 65.42% 118,539 33.60% 60,875 0.98% 1,780
Lake 65.37% 1,820 33.26% 926 1.36% 38
Glenn 65.03% 2,466 34.20% 1,297 0.76% 29
Santa Clara 63.81% 31,710 35.39% 17,589 0.79% 395
Tulare 63.76% 12,057 35.09% 6,635 1.15% 218
Mendocino 63.39% 4,810 34.63% 2,628 1.98% 150
Monterey 63.12% 7,228 36.13% 4,138 0.75% 86
Kern 62.67% 14,692 36.43% 8,541 0.90% 212
Mono 61.80% 220 35.67% 127 2.53% 9
San Joaquin 61.10% 16,695 37.85% 10,343 1.05% 288
San Luis Obispo 60.82% 5,425 37.40% 3,336 1.78% 159
Butte 60.45% 6,306 37.83% 3,946 1.73% 180
Contra Costa 60.38% 13,495 38.36% 8,573 1.26% 281
Merced 60.17% 4,644 38.48% 2,970 1.35% 104
Sonoma 59.71% 12,891 39.40% 8,506 0.90% 194
San Benito 58.87% 1,971 40.80% 1,366 0.33% 11
San Mateo 58.87% 14,360 39.99% 9,755 1.14% 277
Napa 57.48% 4,699 41.86% 3,422 0.66% 54
Marin 57.44% 7,862 41.54% 5,686 1.02% 140
Inyo 57.37% 1,206 40.96% 861 1.67% 35
Yolo 56.96% 3,545 42.43% 2,641 0.61% 38
Modoc 56.75% 942 42.83% 711 0.42% 7
Lassen 56.73% 2,111 42.92% 1,597 0.35% 13
Colusa 56.30% 1,752 42.99% 1,338 0.71% 22
Del Norte 55.87% 771 43.41% 599 0.72% 10
Siskiyou 55.49% 3,758 43.06% 2,916 1.45% 98
Mariposa 55.03% 656 43.37% 517 1.59% 19
Madera 54.88% 2,354 44.21% 1,896 0.91% 39
Tuolumne 54.80% 1,731 43.05% 1,360 2.15% 68
Fresno 54.30% 20,687 44.32% 16,884 1.38% 527
Sutter 53.98% 2,239 45.20% 1,875 0.82% 34
Calaveras 53.79% 1,262 45.44% 1,066 0.77% 18
Solano 52.32% 7,061 46.51% 6,278 1.17% 158
Shasta 52.20% 2,301 45.94% 2,025 1.86% 82
Nevada 52.00% 2,173 46.88% 1,959 1.12% 47
Sierra 51.52% 457 47.35% 420 1.13% 10
Kings 51.51% 2,947 47.21% 2,701 1.28% 73
Sacramento 50.83% 20,762 48.19% 19,684 0.99% 403
Yuba 50.02% 2,022 49.23% 1,990 0.74% 30
Placer 49.25% 3,669 49.46% 3,685 1.29% 96
San Francisco 49.11% 95,987 49.44% 96,632 1.46% 2,849
Trinity 48.85% 447 47.32% 433 3.83% 35
Plumas 45.64% 947 52.00% 1,079 2.36% 49
El Dorado 44.25% 1,228 54.63% 1,516 1.12% 31
Amador 44.12% 990 55.53% 1,246 0.36% 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1928 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.