1936 United States presidential election in Nebraska Article

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1936 United States presidential election in Nebraska

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All 7 Nebraska 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 7 0
Popular vote 347,445 247,731
Percentage 57.1% 40.7%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

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

Nebraska was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt ( DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 57.14% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon ( RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 40.74% of the popular vote. [3] [4]

Results

1936 United States presidential election in Nebraska
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt ( inc.) 347,445 57.14%
Republican Alf Landon 247,731 40.74%
Union William Lemke 12,847 2.11%
Total votes 608,023 100%

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Nebraska". Retrieved December 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved December 25, 2018.