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OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1936 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 01, 1936 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1936 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1937 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1941 - 12:00pm
Turnout 4.22% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler September 25, 2006 11:37am
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Description President Roosevelt faced only one opponent in the Democratic primaries of 1936 (apart from two favorite son candidates in California). Henry S. Breckinridge, an anti-New Deal attorney from New York City, offered himself as a test of the President's popularity in the Democratic Party. Roosevelt scored a wide victory in all states except one. In New Jersey, Roosevelt did not file for the preference primary, though he did enter candidates for delegate. Breckinridge won New Jersey with 81% of the vote against Roosevelt, who won 19% of the vote with write-ins. Roosevelt's candidates for delegate swept the primary. In his other primaries, Breckinridge performed best in Maryland, where the recently deceased Gov. Ritchie's supporters voted for him. Roosevelt won that primary by an 83-15 margin.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1932
NameFranklin D. Roosevelt Votes22,829,501 (57.42%)
Term03/04/1933 - 01/20/1937 Margin7,068,817 (+17.78%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1936
NameFranklin D. Roosevelt Votes27,757,333 (60.80%)
Term01/20/1937 - 01/20/1941 Margin11,073,102 (+24.25%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/03/1936
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Name (I) President Franklin D. Roosevelt Henry Skillman Breckinridge Upton Sinclair Rep. John S. McGroarty Joseph A. Coutremarsh Others Gov. Alfred E. Smith
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes4,830,730 (93.19%) 136,407 (2.63%) 106,068 (2.05%) 61,391 (1.18%) 39,730 (0.77%) 3,306 (0.06%) 2,974 (0.06%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,694,323 (-90.56%) -4,724,662 (-91.15%) -4,769,339 (-92.01%) -4,791,000 (-92.43%) -4,827,424 (-93.13%) -4,827,756 (-93.13%)
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Name Charles Coughlin Vice President John Nance Garner Sen. William E. Borah  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes2,854 (0.06%) 108 (0.00%) 87 (0.00%)  
Margin-4,827,876 (-93.14%) -4,830,622 (-93.19%) -4,830,643 (-93.19%)  
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