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1940 United States presidential election in Oregon

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1940 United States presidential election in Oregon

← 1936 November 5, 1940[1] 1944 →

All 5 Oregon votes to the Electoral College
 
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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Wendell Willkie
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Indiana
Running mate Henry A. Wallace Charles L. McNary
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 258,415 219,555
Percentage 53.7% 45.6%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1940 United States presidential election in Oregon took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election. Oregon voters chose five[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Oregon was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, with 53.70% of the popular vote, against Wendell Willkie (RIndiana), running with Minority Leader and Oregon senior Senator Charles L. McNary, with 45.62% of the popular vote.[3][4]

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last occasion when Malheur County has voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[5]

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Results

1940 United States presidential election in Oregon
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 258,415 53.70%
Republican Wendell Willkie 219,555 45.62%
Socialist Labor John W. Aiken 2,487 0.52%
Write-in Norman Thomas 398 0.08%
Write-in Earl Browder 191 0.04%
Write-in Roger Babson 154 0.03%
Write-ins Other candidates 40 0.01%
Total votes 481,240 100%

Results by county

County Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Wendell Lewis Willkie
Republican
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[6]
# % # % # % # %
Baker 4,353 58.09% 3,101 41.39% 39 0.52% 1,252 16.71% 7,493
Benton 2,942 36.42% 5,089 62.99% 48 0.59% -2,147 -26.58% 8,079
Clackamas 13,547 53.86% 11,416 45.39% 190 0.76% 2,131 8.47% 25,153
Clatsop 6,686 63.59% 3,758 35.74% 70 0.67% 2,928 27.85% 10,514
Columbia 5,758 65.63% 2,959 33.72% 57 0.65% 2,799 31.90% 8,774
Coos 7,853 60.46% 5,034 38.76% 101 0.78% 2,819 21.70% 12,988
Crook 1,439 60.01% 942 39.28% 17 0.71% 497 20.73% 2,398
Curry 1,033 51.88% 941 47.26% 17 0.85% 92 4.62% 1,991
Deschutes 4,775 64.07% 2,603 34.93% 75 1.01% 2,172 29.14% 7,453
Douglas 4,707 43.70% 5,991 55.63% 72 0.67% -1,284 -11.92% 10,770
Gilliam 785 60.06% 518 39.63% 4 0.31% 267 20.43% 1,307
Grant 1,582 58.70% 1,103 40.93% 10 0.37% 479 17.77% 2,695
Harney 1,214 56.84% 912 42.70% 10 0.47% 302 14.14% 2,136
Hood River 2,367 50.48% 2,305 49.16% 17 0.36% 62 1.32% 4,689
Jackson 6,754 44.03% 8,507 55.46% 78 0.51% -1,753 -11.43% 15,339
Jefferson 467 52.12% 423 47.21% 6 0.67% 44 4.91% 896
Josephine 2,888 41.66% 3,964 57.18% 80 1.15% -1,076 -15.52% 6,932
Klamath 9,345 59.87% 6,169 39.52% 96 0.61% 3,176 20.35% 15,610
Lake 1,414 55.58% 1,121 44.06% 9 0.35% 293 11.52% 2,544
Lane 16,286 51.07% 15,349 48.13% 255 0.80% 937 2.94% 31,890
Lincoln 3,510 53.47% 2,962 45.12% 93 1.42% 548 8.35% 6,565
Linn 6,360 49.08% 6,523 50.34% 76 0.59% -163 -1.26% 12,959
Malheur 2,958 49.89% 2,929 49.40% 42 0.71% 29 0.49% 5,929
Marion 14,031 44.93% 16,940 54.25% 256 0.82% -2,909 -9.32% 31,227
Morrow 979 55.97% 758 43.34% 12 0.69% 221 12.64% 1,749
Multnomah 97,595 56.64% 73,612 42.72% 1,106 0.64% 23,983 13.92% 172,313
Polk 4,077 48.84% 4,211 50.44% 60 0.72% -134 -1.61% 8,348
Sherman 670 53.69% 575 46.07% 3 0.24% 95 7.61% 1,248
Tillamook 2,786 52.19% 2,516 47.13% 36 0.67% 270 5.06% 5,338
Umatilla 4,935 48.57% 5,193 51.11% 32 0.31% -258 -2.54% 10,160
Union 4,500 62.53% 2,642 36.71% 54 0.75% 1,858 25.82% 7,196
Wallowa 1,974 59.62% 1,319 39.84% 18 0.54% 655 19.78% 3,311
Wasco 3,001 53.82% 2,553 45.79% 22 0.39% 448 8.03% 5,576
Washington 8,626 50.44% 8,367 48.92% 110 0.64% 259 1.51% 17,103
Wheeler 652 47.94% 705 51.84% 3 0.22% -53 -3.90% 1,360
Yamhill 5,566 49.67% 5,545 49.48% 96 0.86% 21 0.19% 11,207
Totals 258,415 53.70% 219,555 45.62% 3,270 0.68% 38,860 8.07% 481,240

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1940 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "1940 Election for the Thirty-ninth Term (1941-45)". Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "1940 Presidential General Election Results - Oregon". Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1940". Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  6. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 372 ISBN 0405077114
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