1940 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 1,039,917 49.85%19
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 1,032,991 49.52%0
Norman ThomasMaynard KruegerSocialist 7,593 0.36%0
Earl BrowderJames FordCommunist 2,834 0.14%0
Roger BabsonEdgar MoormanProhibition 1,795 0.09%0
John AikenAaron OrangeSocialist Labor 795 0.04%0
Write-ins-- 4 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1940 Population:5,256,106Enum.1940 Population Density:35.7persons/km2
1930 Population:4,842,325Enum.1930 Population Density:32.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:19Electoral Vote Density:276,637persons/EV
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Michigan Department of State, "Official Canvass of Votes, Election November 5, 1940 President of the United States," Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1941-1942 (Lansing, 1941)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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