1944 United States Presidential Election in Rhode Island
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1944 United States Presidential Election in Rhode Island
1944 United States presidential election in Rhode Island

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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Harry S. Truman John W. Bricker
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 175,356 123,487
Percentage 58.59% 41.26%

Rhode Island Presidential Election Results 1944.svg
County Results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Rhode Island took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. State voters chose four electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Rhode Island voted Democratic candidate, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, over the Republican candidate, Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York. Roosevelt ran with Senator Harry S. Truman of Missouri as his running mate, while Dewey ran with Governor John W. Bricker of Ohio as his running mate.

Roosevelt won the state by a margin of 17.33%.

Results

1944 United States presidential election in Rhode Island[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York Harry S. Truman of Missouri 175,356 58.59% 4 100.00%
Republican Thomas Edmund Dewey of New York John William Bricker of Ohio 123,487 41.26% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Claude A. Watson of California Andrew Nathan Johnson of Kentucky 433 0.14% 0 0.00%
Total 299,276 100.00% 4 100.00%

See also

References

  1. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - Rhode Island". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2013.



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