1944 United States presidential election in Alabama

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1944 United States presidential election in Alabama
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  1940 November 7, 1944 1948  
  1944 portrait of FDR (1)(small).jpg Thomas Dewey.jpg
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 vote110
Popular vote198,91844,540
Percentage81.28%18.20%

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County Results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1944 United States presidential election in Alabama took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. Alabama voters chose 11 representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Contents

Alabama was won in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 81.28 percent of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John W. Bricker, with 18.20 percent of the popular vote, a margin of 63.08 percent. Third-party candidates only managed to pick up 0.53 percent of the vote. [1]

Results

1944 United States presidential election in Alabama
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 198,918 81.28%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 44,54018.20%
Prohibition Claude A. Watson 1,0950.45%
Socialist Norman Thomas 1900.08%
Total votes244,743 100%

Results by county

CountyFranklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Thomas Edmund Dewey
Republican
Claude A. Watson [2]
Prohibition
Norman Mattoon Thomas [2]
Socialist
MarginTotal votes cast [3]
#%#%#%#%#%
Autauga 1,24291.06%1178.58%50.37%00.00%1,12582.48%1,364
Baldwin 2,00273.41%69525.49%220.81%80.29%1,30847.95%2,727
Barbour 2,23794.91%672.84%532.25%00.00%2,17092.07%2,357
Bibb 1,28783.25%24415.78%100.65%20.13%1,04367.60%1,546
Blount 2,13467.85%99831.73%100.32%10.03%1,13536.12%3,145
Bullock 1,05697.78%242.22%00.00%00.00%1,03295.56%1,080
Butler 1,91595.75%804.00%50.25%00.00%1,83591.75%2,000
Calhoun 4,30885.65%69413.80%260.52%20.04%3,61471.85%5,030
Chambers 3,45894.43%1945.30%90.25%00.00%3,26489.16%3,662
Cherokee 1,77480.64%40818.55%170.77%10.05%1,36662.09%2,200
Chilton 1,98458.77%1,38541.02%60.18%10.03%59917.74%3,376
Choctaw 1,24393.32%866.46%30.23%00.00%1,15886.87%1,332
Clarke 2,26393.98%1425.90%30.12%00.00%2,12188.08%2,408
Clay 1,53567.03%74132.36%130.57%10.04%79434.67%2,290
Cleburne 94865.02%50434.57%60.41%00.00%44330.36%1,458
Coffee 2,84696.02%1153.88%30.10%00.00%2,73192.14%2,964
Colbert 3,38687.07%49612.75%60.15%20.05%2,89074.29%3,889
Conecuh 1,49891.34%1277.74%90.55%60.37%1,37183.60%1,640
Coosa 1,07972.86%39426.60%50.34%30.20%68546.25%1,481
Covington 2,97291.98%2567.92%20.06%10.03%2,71684.06%3,231
Crenshaw 1,98094.06%1185.61%60.29%00.00%1,86288.50%2,105
Cullman 3,89863.43%2,20235.83%410.67%40.07%1,69627.60%6,145
Dale 2,09485.57%32513.28%80.33%10.04%1,76972.86%2,447
Dallas 2,88394.74%1494.90%50.16%50.16%2,73589.88%3,043
DeKalb 4,36662.35%2,62737.52%90.13%00.00%1,73924.84%7,002
Elmore 3,10894.32%1845.58%30.09%00.00%2,92488.74%3,295
Escambia 2,07788.20%26611.30%120.51%00.00%1,81176.90%2,355
Etowah 5,89578.38%1,52520.28%891.18%120.16%4,37058.10%7,521
Fayette 1,64864.10%91335.51%100.39%00.00%73528.59%2,571
Franklin 2,70959.30%1,85340.56%60.13%00.00%85618.74%4,568
Geneva 2,00483.36%38516.01%150.62%00.00%1,61967.35%2,404
Greene 67693.63%456.23%10.14%00.00%63187.40%722
Hale 1,26597.46%332.54%00.00%00.00%1,23294.92%1,298
Henry 1,63597.15%462.73%20.12%00.00%1,58994.41%1,683
Houston 3,34991.80%2827.73%160.44%10.03%3,06784.07%3,648
Jackson 2,96774.18%1,02625.65%60.15%10.03%1,94148.53%4,000
Jefferson 31,10180.40%7,40919.15%1570.41%170.04%23,69261.24%38,684
Lamar 2,02586.10%31013.18%160.68%10.04%1,71572.92%2,352
Lauderdale 4,00186.77%59012.80%190.41%10.02%3,41173.98%4,611
Lawrence 1,89376.86%56522.94%50.20%00.00%1,32853.92%2,463
Lee 2,01193.49%1346.23%50.23%10.05%1,87887.27%2,151
Limestone 2,60594.93%1294.70%100.36%00.00%2,47690.23%2,744
Lowndes 80297.92%161.95%10.12%00.00%78695.97%819
Macon 1,03292.56%827.35%10.09%00.00%95185.37%1,115
Madison 4,95191.33%4558.39%110.20%40.07%4,49682.94%5,421
Marengo 1,74694.69%894.83%70.38%20.11%1,65789.86%1,844
Marion 1,86659.48%1,26040.17%100.32%00.00%60719.36%3,137
Marshall 3,35673.58%1,20026.31%50.11%00.00%2,15647.27%4,561
Mobile 9,43975.98%2,86723.08%860.69%250.20%6,57052.92%12,423
Monroe 1,99197.55%462.25%40.20%00.00%1,94595.30%2,041
Montgomery 9,14395.62%3813.98%320.33%90.09%8,74891.57%9,562
Morgan 4,12485.24%66413.72%491.01%00.00%3,46171.57%4,838
Perry 1,00495.35%474.46%20.19%00.00%95790.88%1,053
Pickens 1,48287.23%20912.30%80.47%00.00%1,27374.93%1,699
Pike 2,32893.87%903.63%311.25%301.21%2,23890.28%2,480
Randolph 1,78571.06%70227.95%251.00%00.00%1,08343.11%2,512
Russell 2,10994.66%1155.16%40.18%00.00%1,99489.50%2,228
Shelby 1,95567.11%94532.44%80.27%20.07%1,00934.66%2,913
St. Clair 1,81961.66%1,11737.86%130.44%10.03%70223.80%2,950
Sumter 1,07595.05%534.69%30.27%00.00%1,02290.36%1,131
Talladega 3,10281.50%67517.74%250.66%20.05%2,42863.84%3,806
Tallapoosa 3,32695.88%1363.92%70.20%00.00%3,19091.96%3,469
Tuscaloosa 4,93988.62%58410.48%200.36%40.07%4,35578.51%5,573
Walker 4,61966.87%2,24132.45%320.46%120.17%2,37934.46%6,907
Washington 1,44792.28%1157.33%60.38%00.00%1,33284.95%1,568
Wilcox 1,20997.42%302.42%20.16%00.00%1,17995.00%1,241
Winston 91237.07%1,53862.52%100.41%00.00%-626-25.45%2,460
Totals198,91881.28%44,54018.20%1,0950.45%1900.08%154,37863.08%244,743

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References

  1. "1944 Presidential General Election Results – Alabama". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.
  2. 1 2 "AL US President Race, November 07, 1944". Our Campaigns.
  3. Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 31-32 ISBN   0405077114