1940 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 168,267 95.70%9
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 7,364 4.19%0
Norman ThomasMaynard KruegerSocialist 193 0.11%0
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Election Notes:
  • Willkie vote is the fusion of Republican and Independent Republican Electors
Demographic Data

1940 Population:2,183,796Enum.1940 Population Density:18.0persons/km2
1930 Population:2,009,821Enum.1930 Population Density:16.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:9Electoral Vote Density:242,644persons/EV
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State, "Vote for Presidential Electors, November 5, 1940," Mississippi Blue Book Biennial Report of the Secretary of State to the Legislature of Mississippi July 1, 1939 to July 1, 1941 (Jackson, 1941)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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