1940 United States presidential election

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1940 United States presidential election

← 1936 November 8, 1940 1944 →

531 members of the Electoral College
266 electoral votes needed to win
Nominee Thomas E. Dewey Harry L. Hopkins
Party Republican Democrat
Home state New York New York
Running mate Joseph Martin Jr. Cordell Hull
Electoral vote 280 251
States carried 22 26
Popular vote 24,064,107 23,866,860
Percentage 50.2% 49.8%

Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Dewey/Martin, and blue denotes those won by Hopkins/Hull.

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Thomas E. Dewey