1920 Presidential Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote H C %Margin Margin Harding Cox Other
1 KY13918,63621 0.44% 4,017 49.26% 49.69% 1.05%
2 TN12428,62612 3.10% 13,271 51.29% 48.19% 0.52%
3 OK10486,61012 5.50% 26,778 50.11% 44.61% 5.29%
4 NM3105,40612 10.40% 10,966 54.68% 44.27% 1.05%
5 AZ366,56212 11.22% 7,470 55.61% 44.39% 0.00%
6 MO181,332,80012 11.43% 152,363 54.56% 43.13% 2.31%
7 WV8509,94212 12.00% 61,218 55.30% 43.30% 1.40%
8 MD8428,44312 12.95% 55,491 55.11% 42.16% 2.73%
9 NC12538,75821 13.48% 72,599 43.22% 56.69% 0.09%
10 DE394,87512 13.65% 12,947 55.71% 42.07% 2.22%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote H C %Margin Margin Harding Cox Other
1 SC966,80821 92.14% 61,560 3.91% 96.05% 0.04%
2 MS1082,49221 69.95% 57,701 14.03% 83.98% 1.99%
3 ND5205,77612 59.60% 122,650 77.79% 18.19% 4.02%
4 WI13701,28012 54.92% 385,154 71.10% 16.17% 12.73%
5 VT489,96112 52.57% 47,293 75.82% 23.25% 0.92%
6 MN12735,83812 51.16% 376,427 70.59% 19.43% 9.98%
7 MI151,048,41112 50.50% 529,415 72.76% 22.27% 4.97%
8 IA13895,08212 45.44% 406,753 70.91% 25.46% 3.63%
9 GA14148,71621 44.43% 66,073 27.63% 72.06% 0.31%
10 IL292,094,71412 42.30% 886,085 67.81% 25.51% 6.68%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
HardingCoxDebs
North Dakota77.79%South Carolina96.05%Wisconsin11.50%
Vermont75.82%Mississippi83.98%Minnesota7.62%
Michigan72.76%Georgia72.06%New York7.01%
Wisconsin71.10%Louisiana69.24%Nevada6.85%
Iowa70.91%Florida62.13%California6.79%
ChristensenWatkinsFerguson
Washington19.37%Florida3.52%Texas9.86%
South Dakota19.04%California2.67%Alabama0.00%
Montana6.82%Pennsylvania2.30%Arizona0.00%
Wyoming3.99%Minnesota1.56%Arkansas0.00%
Utah3.07%Nebraska1.55%California0.00%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
HardingCoxDebs
South Carolina3.91%Wisconsin16.17%Wyoming0.00%
Mississippi14.03%North Dakota18.19%Vermont0.00%
Texas23.54%Minnesota19.43%South Dakota0.00%
Georgia27.63%South Dakota19.72%New Mexico0.00%
Louisiana30.49%Washington21.14%Montana0.00%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
New York970,117North Carolina25,106
Illinois683,765Florida4,289
Pennsylvania532,334South Carolina1,264
Ohio491,393Virginia746
Michigan477,093


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
North Dakota61.11%
Minnesota51.06%
Colorado49.38%
Montana48.39%
Wisconsin48.33%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
New York1,192,208Illinois-97,993
Ohio856,567Kansas-59,495
Pennsylvania555,324California-55,553
Missouri546,031Oregon-23,128
Indiana544,116Georgia-11,965


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Alabama99.12%Nevada-18.38%
Rhode Island91.29%Kansas-9.45%
Minnesota89.96%Oregon-8.84%
Massachusetts86.85%Georgia-7.45%
North Carolina85.88%California-5.56%


State Ranks
Rank HardingCox
13711
21137


County Ranks
Rank HardingCox
11,9441,101
21,0531,893


Note: county data for 1920 is not yet comprehensive.

Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
HardingCoxDebs
McIntosh, ND94.34%Bleckley, GA100.00%Lake, MN31.29%
Leslie, KY94.22%Columbia, GA100.00%Milwaukee, WI30.16%
Sevier, TN93.60%Henry, GA100.00%Manitowoc, WI22.95%
Johnson, TN92.57%Bamberg, SC100.00%Marathon, WI21.40%
Jackson, KY92.16%Chester, SC100.00%Isanti, MN20.18%
ChristensenWatkinsFerguson
Hutchinson, SD41.73%Forest, PA18.16%Austin, TX58.20%
Roberts, SD40.23%Warren, PA13.94%Fort Bend, TX55.33%
Marshall, SD34.29%Douglas, MN12.31%Lavaca, TX51.94%
Kitsap, WA32.94%Okeechobee, FL11.26%Blanco, TX51.87%
Day, SD30.09%Lawrence, PA10.81%San Augustine, TX48.51%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
HardingCox
Yoakum, TX0.00%Liberty, TX0.00%
Reagan, TX0.00%Franklin, TX0.00%
Liberty, TX0.00%Bailey, TX0.00%
King, TX0.00%Washington, SD0.00%
Franklin, TX0.00%Washabaugh, SD0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
HardingCoxDebs
Cook, IL635,197Cook, IL197,499Cook, IL52,475
Philadelphia, PA307,826New York, NY135,249New York, NY46,049
Kings, NY292,692Kings, NY119,612Kings, NY45,100
New York, NY275,013St. Louis, MO106,047Milwaukee, WI42,914
Wayne, MI220,482Philadelphia, PA90,151Bronx, NY32,923
ChristensenWatkinsFerguson
King, WA26,768Los Angeles, CA8,812Fayette, TX2,128
Pierce, WA10,836Allegheny, PA3,670Bell, TX1,759
New York, NY7,079Erie, PA2,801Austin, TX1,682
Snohomish, WA6,146Alameda, CA1,978Lavaca, TX1,659
Wayne, MI5,827Westmoreland, PA1,866Williamson, TX1,443


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
HardingCox
Yoakum, TX0Liberty, TX0
Reagan, TX0Franklin, TX0
Liberty, TX0Bailey, TX0
King, TX0Washington, SD0
Franklin, TX0Washabaugh, SD0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Cook, IL381,441Jefferson, AL9,233
Kings, NY177,953Mecklenburg, NC4,641
New York, NY166,057Richmond, VA4,586
Wayne, MI159,588Duval, FL2,905
Philadelphia, PA114,312Montgomery, AL2,887
Los Angeles, CA100,972Robeson, NC2,522
Cuyahoga, OH98,585Graves, KY2,510
Middlesex, MA84,017Wake, NC2,201
San Francisco, CA78,600Buncombe, NC1,751
Allegheny, PA73,980Monroe, MO1,734


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Vermilion, LA100.30%Fluvanna, VA58.02%
Echols, GA100.00%Bolivar, MS52.04%
Evangeline, LA93.77%Zapata, TX45.90%
Paulding, GA92.56%Lee, TX35.23%
Dunn, ND91.18%Liberty, FL33.20%
Jackson, CO89.85%Brooks, TX32.12%
Kewaunee, WI89.67%Calhoun, FL30.16%
White, GA86.54%Henry, GA23.67%
Iberia, LA86.26%Evans, GA22.43%
Jeff Davis, GA84.87%Walton, FL19.78%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Kings, NY204,791Los Angeles, CA-10,151
New York, NY198,860Baltimore, MD-6,223
Wayne, MI159,759San Diego, CA-5,450
Philadelphia, PA128,602Adams, IL-4,287
St. Louis, MO120,620St. Clair, IL-4,175
Middlesex, MA111,006LaSalle, IL-4,056
Baltimore, MD107,733Fulton, IL-3,999
Cuyahoga, OH102,379Crawford, KS-3,986
Bronx, NY91,125Santa Clara, CA-3,949
Hudson, NJ81,588Sonoma, CA-3,812


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Floyd, VA186,400.00%Liberty, TX-99.90%
Bolivar, MS136,900.00%Franklin, TX-99.87%
Fluvanna, VA71,600.00%Echols, GA-99.42%
St. Landry, LA419.63%Catoosa, GA-89.84%
Hopewell, VA396.43%Jones, GA-72.62%
Etowah, AL227.01%Montgomery, GA-70.89%
King, TX220.00%Coffee, GA-70.71%
DeKalb, AL190.84%Berrien, GA-68.80%
Dade, FL181.76%Crook, OR-68.16%
Palm Beach, FL176.98%Culberson, TX-62.99%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
HardingCox
Wharton, TX36.06%Marion, TX38.05%
Dewitt, TX38.59%Mineral, MT40.72%
Lake, MN40.93%Karnes, TX41.47%
Victoria, TX41.62%Atoka, OK43.59%
Ferry, WA43.56%Coal, OK44.23%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
HardingCox
Montgomery, NC49.82%Braxton, WV49.85%
Jackson, NC49.68%King George, VA49.50%
Clay, AL49.59%Summers, WV49.42%
Cecil, MD49.37%Harford, MD49.37%
Polk, NC49.35%Schuyler, MO49.30%




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