1940 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 95,470 95.63%8
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 4,360 4.37%0
Roger BabsonEdgar MoormanWrite-in 2 0.00%0
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Election Notes:
  • Willkie vote is the fusion of Republican, Republican (Tolbert Faction), and Jeffersonian Democrat Electors
Demographic Data

1940 Population:1,899,804Enum.1940 Population Density:24.4persons/km2
1930 Population:1,738,765Enum.1930 Population Density:22.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:237,476persons/EV
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.9%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina Secretary of State, "Statement of the Whole Number of Votes Cast for Presidential and Vice-Presidential Electors at the General Election Held in South Carolina, on November 5th, 1940," Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina Election Nov. 5, 1940 (Columbia, 1941)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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