1940 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 2,149,934 50.97%29
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 2,047,240 48.54%0
Norman ThomasMaynard KruegerSocialist 10,914 0.26%0
YOther (+) - - 9,847 0.23%0
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Demographic Data

1940 Population:7,897,241Enum.1940 Population Density:54.9persons/km2
1930 Population:7,630,654Enum.1930 Population Density:53.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:29Electoral Vote Density:272,319persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Office of the Secretary of State, "Vote for President - Nov. 5, 1940," Official Vote of the State of Illinois Cast at the General Election November 5, 1940 (Springfield, 1940)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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