1940 Presidential General Election Results - Washington
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Franklin RooseveltHenry WallaceDemocrat 462,145 58.22%8
Wendell WillkieCharles McNaryRepublican 322,123 40.58%0
Norman ThomasMaynard KruegerSocialist 4,586 0.58%0
Earl BrowderJames FordCommunist 2,626 0.33%0
Roger BabsonEdgar MoormanProhibition 1,686 0.21%0
John AikenAaron OrangeSocialist Labor 667 0.08%0
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Demographic Data

1940 Population:1,736,191Enum.1940 Population Density:10.1persons/km2
1930 Population:1,563,396Enum.1930 Population Density:9.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:217,024persons/EV
Land Area (2000):172,348km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Washington Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Candidates," Abstract of Votes Polled in the State of Washington at ... General Election, Nov. 5, 1940 (Olympia, 1940)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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