United States presidential election in Arizona, 1948

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United States presidential election in Arizona, 1948
Arizona
← 1944 November 2, 1948[1] 1952 →

All 4 Arizona votes to the Electoral College
  Harry S. Truman.jpg ThomasDewey.png
Nominee Harry S. Truman Thomas Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Missouri New York
Running mate Alben W. Barkley Earl Warren
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 95,251 77,597
Percentage 53.8% 43.8%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

The 1948 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Arizona voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Arizona was won by incumbent President Harry S. Truman (DMissouri), running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 53.79% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 43.82% of the popular vote.[3][4]

As of 2017, this is the last election in which Maricopa County and Yavapai County voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[5] Coconino County would never vote Democratic again until 1992, Navajo County not until 1976, whilst Apache, Cochise, Mohave and Pima Counties would next vote Democratic for Lyndon Johnson in 1964.[6]

Results

United States presidential election in Arizona, 1948
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry S. Truman (inc.) 95,251 53.79%
Republican Thomas Dewey 77,597 43.82%
Progressive Henry A. Wallace 3,310 1.87%
Prohibition Claude A. Watson 786 0.44%
Socialist Labor Edward A. Teichert 121 0.07%
Total votes 177,065 100%

Results by county

County Truman#[7] Truman% Dewey#[7] Dewey% Wallace#[8] Wallace% Others#[8] Others% Total votes cast
Apache 1,480 60.29% 970 39.51% 0 0.00% 5 0.20% 2,455
Cochise 6,198 59.77% 3,854 37.16% 284 2.74% 34 0.33% 10,370
Coconino 2,309 51.99% 2,093 47.13% 26 0.59% 13 0.29% 4,441
Gila 4,780 65.79% 2,329 32.06% 120 1.65% 36 0.50% 7,265
Graham 2,139 63.17% 1,209 35.71% 31 0.92% 7 0.21% 3,386
Greenlee 2,069 69.88% 680 22.97% 202 6.82% 10 0.34% 2,961
Maricopa 40,498 51.27% 36,585 46.31% 1,403 1.78% 506 0.64% 78,992
Mohave 1,499 55.27% 1,167 43.03% 32 1.18% 14 0.52% 2,712
Navajo 2,669 58.45% 1,841 40.32% 45 0.99% 11 0.24% 4,566
Pima 17,692 49.66% 16,968 47.63% 807 2.27% 158 0.44% 35,625
Pinal 3,572 60.68% 2,232 37.91% 61 1.04% 22 0.37% 5,887
Santa Cruz 1,424 56.53% 1,058 42.00% 26 1.03% 11 0.44% 2,519
Yavapai 4,439 49.75% 4,287 48.05% 132 1.48% 64 0.72% 8,922
Yuma 4,483 64.37% 2,324 33.37% 141 2.02% 16 0.23% 6,964
Totals 95,251 53.79% 77,597 43.82% 3,310 1.87% 907 0.51% 177,065

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1948 Presidential General Election Results - Arizona". Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  6. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, p. 148 ISBN 0786422173
  7. ^ a b Géoelections; 1948 Presidential Election Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  8. ^ a b Géoelections; Popular Vote for Henry Wallace (xlsx file for €15)
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