1944 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1944

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All 14 North Carolina votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York New York
Running mate Harry S. Truman John W. Bricker
Electoral vote 14 0
Popular vote 527,399 263,155
Percentage 66.7% 33.3%

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County results

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1944 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. North Carolina voters chose fourteen[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Carolina was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Senator Harry S. Truman, with 66.71% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas E. Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor John Bricker, with 33.29% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which the following counties voted for a Democratic presidential candidate: Catawba, Davidson and Henderson.[5]


United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 527,399 66.71%
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 263,155 33.29%
Total votes 790,554 100%


  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1944 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "1944 Election for the Fortieth Term (1945-49)". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "1944 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1944". Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  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