United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1932

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1932
Pennsylvania
1928 ←
November 8, 1932 → 1936

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Nominee Herbert Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Iowa New York
Running mate Charles Curtis John N. Garner
Electoral vote 36 0
Popular vote 1,453,540 1,295,948
Percentage 50.84% 45.33%

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County results

The 1932 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 8, 1932 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 36 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, President Herbert Hoover, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hoover won Pennsylvania by a margin of 5.51%. This is the last election where the Republican candidate carried Philadelphia County in a presidential election. This was also the last election until 1988 that Pennsylvania did not vote the same as neighboring New York.[citation needed]

Results[edit]

United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Herbert Hoover 1,453,540 50.84% 36
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 1,295,948 45.33% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 91,223 3.19% 0
Prohibition William Upshaw 11,369 0.40% 0
Communist William Foster 5,659 0.20% 0
Jobless James Cox 726 0.03% 0
Industrialist Verne Reynolds 659 0.02% 0

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