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1932

Presidential / Vice presidential candidates Popular votes Electoral votes
Franklin D. Roosevelt / John Nance Garner (Democratic) 22,821,857 472
Herbert Hoover / Charles Curtis (Republican) 15,761,845 59

Roosevelt won the Democratic nomination on the fourth ballot, defeating 1928 nominee Alfred E. Smith. Hoover won the Republican nomination on the first ballot.

1936

Presidential / Vice presidential candidates Popular votes Electoral votes
Franklin D. Roosevelt / John Nance Garner (Democratic) 27,476,673 523
Alfred M. Landon / Frank Knox (Republican) 16,679,583 8

1940

Presidential / Vice presidential candidates Popular votes Electoral votes
Franklin D. Roosevelt / Henry A. Wallace (Democratic) 27,243,466 449
Wendell L. Willkie / Charles L. McNary (Republican) 22,304,755 82

Roosevelt went against two-term tradition and sought a third term, frustrating such presidential hopefuls as incumbent vice president Garner; Roosevelt easily received the nomination on the first ballot. Newcomer Willkie defeated early ballot leaders Thomas E. Dewey and Robert A. Taft on the sixth ballot.

1944

Presidential / Vice presidential candidates Popular votes Electoral votes
Franklin D. Roosevelt / Harry S. Truman (Democratic...

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