1940 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 177,065 57.41%4
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 131,362 42.59%0
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Demographic Data

1940 Population:642,961Enum.1940 Population Density:3.3persons/km2
1930 Population:692,849Enum.1930 Population Density:3.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:160,740persons/EV
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Electors," Official Election Returns for South Dakota General Election November 5, 1940 (Pierre, 1940)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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