1940 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 1,016,808 51.55%16
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 945,475 47.93%0
Earl BrowderJames FordCommunist 6,508 0.33%0
Norman ThomasMaynard KruegerSocialist 2,433 0.12%0
Roger BabsonEdgar MoormanNat'l Prohibition 873 0.04%0
John AikenAaron OrangeSocialist Labor 455 0.02%0
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Election Notes:
  • Data is the average of Electors.
Demographic Data

1940 Population:4,160,165Enum.1940 Population Density:216.6persons/km2
1930 Population:4,041,334Enum.1930 Population Density:210.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:16Electoral Vote Density:260,010persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey, "Average Vote Cast for Electors - 1940," Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey 1941 (Trenton, 1941)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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