Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1928

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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1928
United States
← 1924 March 6 to May 18, 1928 1932 →
  AlfredSmith.png James A. Reed cph.3b20301.jpg EvansWoollen.png
Candidate Al Smith James A. Reed Evans Woollen
(Favorite son)
Home state New York Missouri Indiana
Contests won 34 2 1
Popular vote 559,265 207,799 146,934
Percentage 41.66% 15.48% 10.95%

  Thomas J. Walsh cph.3c02581.jpg Gilbert M. Hitchcock (cropped).jpg Hull-Cordell-LOC.jpg
Candidate Thomas J. Walsh Gilbert Hitchcock
(Favorite son)
Cordell Hull
(Favorite son)
Home state Montana Nebraska Tennessee
Contests won 0 1 2
Popular vote 101,456 51,019 -
Percentage 7.56% 3.80% -

  Walter George LOC npcc 07366.jpg PatHarrison1918.jpg WilliamAugustusAyres.jpg
Candidate Walter F. George
(Favorite son)
Pat Harrison
(Favorite son)
William A. Ayres
(Favorite son)
Home state Georgia Mississippi Kansas
Contests won 1 1 1
Popular vote - - -
Percentage - - -

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Results map by state.

Previous Democratic nominee

John W. Davis

Democratic nominee

Al Smith

The 1928 Democratic presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1928 U.S. presidential election.[1] New York Governor Al Smith was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the 1928 Democratic National Convention held from June 26 to June 28, 1928, in Houston, Texas.

Primaries

Al
Smith
James
Reed
Evans
Woollen
Thomas
Walsh
Gilbert
Hitchcock
Atlee
Pomerene
Victor
Donahey
Uncommitted Others
March 6 South Dakota
(Caucus)
51.56%
(43,876)
- - 48.44%
(41,213)
- - - - -
March 13 New Hampshire
(Primary)
100.00%
(9,716)
- - - - - - - -
March 20 North Dakota
(Primary)
100.00%
(10,822)
- - - - - - - -
April 2 Michigan
(Primary)
98.27%
(77,276)
0.41%
(324)
- 1.32%
(1,034)
- - - - -
April 3 Wisconsin
(Primary)
23.88%
(W) (19,781)
73.76%
(61,097)
- 0.65%
(W) (541)
- - - - 1.70%
(W) (1,410)
April 10 Illinois
(Primary)
90.77%
(W) (44,212)
7.77%
(W) (3,786)
- 0.45%
(W) (221)
- - - - 1.01%
(W) (490)
Nebraska
(Primary)
8.53%
(W) (4,755)
- - - 91.48%
(W) (51,019)
- - - -
April 24 Ohio
(Primary)
64.89%
(42,365)
- - - - 21.38%
(13,957)
12.15%
(7,935)
- -
April 28 Massachusetts
(Primary)
98.11%
(W) (38,081)
- - 0.65%
(W) (254)
- - - - 1.23%
(W) (478)
May 1 California
(Primary)
55.74%
(134,471)
24.87%
(60,004)
- 19.39%
(46,770)
- - - - -
May 7 Indiana
(Primary)
- - 100.00%
(146,934)
- - - - - -
May 8 Alabama
(Primary)
- - - - - - - 100.00%
(138,957)
-
May 15 New Jersey
(Primary)
99.03%
(28,506)
0.31%
(W) (88)
- - - - - - 0.66%
(W) (190)
May 18 Oregon
(Primary)
48.51%
(17,444)
17.69%
(6,360)
- 31.35%
(11,272)
- - - - -
May 22 South Dakota
(Primary)
100.00%
(6,221)
- - - - - - - -
May 29 West Virginia
(Primary)
50.05%
(81,739)
46.41%
(75,796)
- - - - - - 31.35%
(11,272)
June 5 Florida
(Primary)
- - - - - - - 100.00%
(108,167)
-
Legend:   1st place
(popular vote)
2nd place
(popular vote)
3rd place
(popular vote)
Candidate has Withdrawn
or Ceased Campaigning
(W) - Votes are Write-In

See also

References

  1. ^ "Guide to U.S. Elections - Google Books". Books.google.com. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
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