1944 United States presidential election in West Virginia

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1944 United States presidential election in West Virginia
Flag of West Virginia.svg
  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 vote80
Popular vote392,777322,819
Percentage54.89%45.11%

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

West Virginia was won by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 54.89% of the popular vote, against the 41st Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with the 54th Governor of Ohio, John W. Bricker, with 45.11% of the popular vote. [1] This would be the last election until 2004 when West Virginia voted to the right of neighboring Virginia.

Results

1944 United States presidential election in West Virginia [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 392,777 54.89%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 322,81945.11%
Total votes715,596 100.00%

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References

  1. 1 2 "1944 Presidential Election Results West Virginia".