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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1944


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1944

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1944

November 7, 1944

Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Harry S. Truman John W. Bricker
Electoral vote 11 0
Popular vote 242,276 145,243
Percentage 62.36% 37.39%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1944 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 7, 1944 throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, over the Republican nominee, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey. Roosevelt ultimately won the national election with 53.39% of the vote.


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1944[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 242,276 62.36% 11
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 145,243 37.39% 0
Prohibition Claude A. Watson 459 0.12% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 417 0.11% 0
Socialist Labor Edward Teichert 90 0.02% 0
Totals 388,485 100.00% 11


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