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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1928

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1928Description : Calvin CoolidgeRepublicanHerbert HooverRepublicanThe 1928 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1928 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 38 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.Pennsylvania overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith. Hoover won Pennsylvania by a landslide marg... Page:u238

Main article: United States presidential election, 1928
United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1928
Pennsylvania
1924 ←
November 6, 1928→ 1932

 HerbertHoover.jpgAlfredSmith.png
NomineeHerbert HooverAl Smith
PartyRepublicanDemocratic
Home stateCaliforniaNew York
Running mateCharles CurtisJoseph T. Robinson
Electoral vote380
Popular vote2,055,3821,067,586
Percentage65.24%33.89%

Pennsylvania Presidential Election Results by County, 1928.svg

County results

President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Herbert Hoover
Republican

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The 1928 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1928 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 38 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Al Smith. Hoover won Pennsylvania by a landslide margin of 31.35%. The Republicans at this time were associated with the booming economy of the 1920s while Smith was associated with the corruption of Tammany Hall.

Results

United States presidential
PartyCandidateVotesPercentageElectoral votes
RepublicanHerbert Hoover2,055,38265.24%38
DemocraticAl Smith1,067,58633.89%0
SocialistNorman Thomas18,6470.59%0
CommunistWilliam Foster4,7260.15%0
ProhibitionWilliam Varney3,8750.12%0
Socialist LaborVerne Reynolds3800.01%0
Write-insWrite-ins140.00%0
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