1944 Presidential Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote R D %Margin Margin Roosevelt Dewey Other
1 OH253,153,05621 0.37% 11,530 49.82% 50.18% 0.00%
2 MI192,205,22312 1.02% 22,476 50.19% 49.18% 0.63%
3 NJ161,963,76112 1.35% 26,539 50.31% 48.95% 0.74%
4 WI121,339,15221 1.80% 24,119 48.57% 50.37% 1.06%
5 WY3101,34021 2.47% 2,502 48.77% 51.23% 0.00%
6 PA353,794,79312 2.78% 105,425 51.14% 48.36% 0.51%
7 MO151,572,47412 2.94% 46,280 51.37% 48.43% 0.20%
8 IL284,036,06112 3.47% 140,165 51.52% 48.05% 0.43%
9 ID4208,32112 3.49% 7,262 51.55% 48.07% 0.38%
10 MD8608,43912 3.70% 22,541 51.85% 48.15% 0.00%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote R D %Margin Margin Roosevelt Dewey Other
1 MS9180,08012 87.12% 156,878 93.56% 6.44% 0.00%
2 SC8103,37513 80.10% 82,802 87.64% 4.46% 7.90%
3 GA12328,10912 63.49% 208,307 81.74% 18.25% 0.01%
4 AL11244,74312 63.08% 154,378 81.28% 18.20% 0.53%
5 LA10349,38312 61.20% 213,814 80.59% 19.39% 0.02%
6 TX231,150,33112 54.78% 630,180 71.42% 16.64% 11.94%
7 FL8482,59212 40.65% 196,162 70.32% 29.68% 0.00%
8 AR9212,95412 40.11% 85,414 69.95% 29.84% 0.21%
9 NC14790,55412 33.43% 264,244 66.71% 33.29% 0.00%
10 VA11388,48512 24.98% 97,033 62.36% 37.39% 0.25%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
RooseveltDeweyTexas
Mississippi93.56%Kansas60.25%Texas11.77%
South Carolina87.64%Nebraska58.58%Alabama0.00%
Georgia81.74%South Dakota58.33%Arizona0.00%
Alabama81.28%Vermont57.06%Arkansas0.00%
Louisiana80.59%North Dakota53.84%California0.00%
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Wisconsin0.99%Indiana0.75%New Jersey0.35%
Oregon0.79%Oregon0.49%Minnesota0.28%
Montana0.63%Alabama0.45%Illinois0.24%
Connecticut0.61%California0.42%New York0.23%
Minnesota0.45%Iowa0.36%Washington0.19%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
RooseveltDeweyTexas
Kansas39.18%South Carolina4.46%Wyoming0.00%
Nebraska41.42%Mississippi6.44%Wisconsin0.00%
South Dakota41.67%Texas16.64%West Virginia0.00%
Vermont42.93%Alabama18.20%Washington0.00%
North Dakota45.48%Georgia18.25%Virginia0.00%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Pennsylvania175,762New York92,151
Ohio157,896Illinois37,471
North Carolina131,138Michigan29,402
Maryland92,471Minnesota14,526
Tennessee74,052North Dakota12,163


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Arkansas17.93%Rhode Island3.78%
North Carolina14.64%North Dakota2.53%
Maryland13.72%Minnesota1.72%
Tennessee13.67%New York1.46%
Virginia11.55%Michigan1.35%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
California252,084Pennsylvania-283,921
Michigan119,294Missouri-261,255
Washington62,495Illinois-181,874
Connecticut50,488Ohio-166,856
Virginia41,878Iowa-162,831


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Virginia12.08%South Dakota-24.75%
Washington7.87%North Dakota-21.58%
California7.71%West Virginia-17.57%
Connecticut6.46%New Mexico-16.93%
Arkansas6.08%Alabama-16.82%


State Ranks
Rank RooseveltDewey
13612
21235


County Ranks
Rank RooseveltDewey
11,7541,340
21,3411,624


Note: county data for 1944 is not yet comprehensive.

Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
RooseveltDeweyTexas
Armstrong, SD100.00%McIntosh, ND91.98%Autauga, AL0.00%
Leake, MS99.15%Jackson, KY91.56%Baldwin, AL0.00%
Chesterfield, SC98.77%Sevier, TN87.24%Barbour, AL0.00%
Taliaferro, GA98.48%Logan, ND86.47%Bibb, AL0.00%
Barnwell, SC98.41%Owsley, KY86.11%Blount, AL0.00%
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Grant, OR5.49%Pickens, SC3.65%LaSalle, IL2.76%
Taylor, WI3.16%Iowa, IA3.39%Essex, NJ1.74%
Berks, PA2.61%Grant, IN2.94%Massac, IL0.99%
McLean, ND2.46%Randolph, IN2.71%Ramsey, MN0.79%
Burke, ND2.05%Mahaska, IA2.64%Pope, IL0.79%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
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McIntosh, ND7.75%Armstrong, SD0.00%
Jackson, KY8.39%Calhoun, SC0.15%
Gillespie, TX9.32%McCormick, SC0.28%
Sevier, TN12.58%Hampton, SC0.35%
Logan, ND13.35%Edgefield, SC0.42%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
RooseveltDeweyTexas
Cook, IL1,275,367Cook, IL924,659Autauga, AL0
Los Angeles, CA886,252Los Angeles, CA666,441Baldwin, AL0
Kings, NY758,270Kings, NY393,926Barbour, AL0
Wayne, MI554,670Queens, NY365,365Bibb, AL0
New York, NY509,263Philadelphia, PA346,380Blount, AL0
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Milwaukee, WI6,705Los Angeles, CA6,081Essex, NJ6,276
Philadelphia, PA2,134Cook, IL1,933Cook, IL4,232
Berks, PA2,127San Francisco, CA1,613Kings, NY4,209
Wayne, MI2,051Union, NJ1,506New York, NY3,226
Kings, NY1,959Middlesex, NJ1,332Bronx, NY2,416


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
RooseveltDewey
Armstrong, SD4Armstrong, SD0
Kenedy, TX16McCormick, SC1
Alpine, CA45Calhoun, SC1
Loving, TX60Hampton, SC3
Hinsdale, CO61Edgefield, SC3


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Queens, NY37,043Cook, IL121,021
Baltimore, MD36,675New York, NY64,940
Los Angeles, CA28,641Wayne, MI63,371
Philadelphia, PA27,284Essex, NJ23,092
Hudson, NJ26,610Bronx, NY18,729
Cuyahoga, OH25,213Onondaga, NY16,630
Jackson, MO17,320Kings, NY16,210
Luzerne, PA16,202Alameda, CA15,386
Milwaukee, WI15,907San Francisco, CA11,288
Allegheny, PA15,169Hennepin, MN9,803


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Winn, LA51.11%Armstrong, SD100.00%
King George, VA49.79%Sumter, SC84.88%
Lincoln, LA49.14%Zapata, TX61.13%
Monroe, GA43.45%Vermilion, LA43.84%
Bandera, TX42.20%Washington, TX33.82%
Union, LA39.45%Lavaca, TX23.11%
Hancock, TN38.97%Fayette, TX22.36%
Effingham, GA38.69%Towns, GA21.85%
Red River, LA37.34%Austin, TX21.75%
Bamberg, SC36.55%Hartley, TX21.66%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Los Angeles, CA146,295St. Louis, MO-62,532
Wayne, MI142,524Philadelphia, PA-45,888
Cook, IL91,384Baltimore, MD-39,686
Queens, NY46,422Luzerne, PA-39,685
King, WA44,801Jackson, MO-29,587
Bronx, NY40,831Marion, IN-23,702
San Diego, CA38,654Providence, RI-20,194
San Francisco, CA32,853Lackawanna, PA-20,107
Dallas, TX27,900Allegheny, PA-19,897
Alameda, CA25,491Jefferson, KY-19,597


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Sumter, SC240,000.00%Washabaugh, SD-61.07%
Armstrong, SD300.00%Esmeralda, NV-59.94%
Morgan, GA140.35%Zapata, TX-57.23%
Warwick, VA93.81%Johnson, GA-52.59%
Mineral, NV90.63%Teller, CO-51.07%
Marlboro, SC81.63%Ziebach, SD-50.29%
Kitsap, WA81.11%Lake, TN-50.11%
Orange, TX72.99%Mellette, SD-49.66%
Toombs, GA72.55%Stanley, SD-49.34%
Anderson, TN69.15%Jackson, SD-47.58%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
RooseveltDewey
Austin, TX41.33%Medina, TX47.42%
Lee, TX43.40%Boundary, ID49.26%
Dewitt, TX45.00%Sheboygan, WI49.42%
Live Oak, TX45.69%Howard, IN49.49%
Kerr, TX46.79%Essex, NJ49.62%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
RooseveltDewey
Worth, MO49.88%Davidson, NC49.97%
Wayne, MO49.87%Rich, UT49.94%
Macon, MO49.81%Sarpy, NE49.88%
Monroe, OH49.70%Clark, OH49.83%
Oneida, NY49.69%Sullivan, NH49.82%




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