1936 United States presidential election in Connecticut

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1936

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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Alf Landon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Kansas
Running mate John Nance Garner Frank Knox
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 382,129 278,685
Percentage 55.32% 40.35%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1936 United States presidential election in Connecticut was held on November 3, 1936. The state voters chose eight electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Connecticut voted for Democratic Party candidate and incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who won the state by a margin of 14.97 percent.


United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1936[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York John Nance Garner of Texas 382,129 55.32% 8 100.00%
Republican Alf Landon of Kansas Frank Knox of Illinois 278,685 40.35% 0 0.00%
Union William Lemke of North Dakota Thomas C. O'Brien of Massachusetts 21,805 3.16% 0 0.00%
Socialist Norman Thomas of New York George A. Nelson of Wisconsin 5,683 0.82% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor John W. Aiken of Connecticut Emil F. Teichert of New York 1,228 0.18% 0 0.00%
Communist Earl Russell Browder of Kansas James W. Ford of New York 1,193 0.17% 0 0.00%
Total 690,723 100.00% 8 100.00%


  1. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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