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1928 United States presidential elections in Louisiana

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Nominee Al Smith Herbert Hoover
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York California
Running mate Joseph T. Robinson Charles Curtis
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 164,655 51,160
Percentage 76.29% 23.70%

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Parish Results
Smith
  50-60%
  60-70%
  70-80%
  80-90%
  90-100%


President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Herbert Hoover
Republican

The 1928 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 6, 1928, as part of the wider United States presidential election. Voters chose ten representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Louisiana voted for the Democratic nominee, Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York, over the Republican nominee, Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover of California. Smith ran with Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson of Arkansas, while Hoover's running mate was Senate Majority Leader Charles Curtis of Kansas.

Smith won Louisiana with 76.29 percent of the popular vote. It was Smith's third strongest state after South Carolina and Mississippi.

Results

1928 United States presidential election in Louisiana[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alfred E. Smith 164,655 76.29%
Republican Herbert Hoover 51,160 23.70%
Write-ins 18 0.01%
Total votes 215,833 100%

Results by parish

Parish Alfred Emmanuel Smith
Democratic
Herbert Clark Hoover
Republican
Various candidates
Write-ins
Margin Total votes cast[2]
# % # % # % # %
Acadia 3,633 77.23% 1,071 22.77% 2,562 54.46% 4,704
Allen 1,308 64.34% 725 35.66% 583 28.68% 2,033
Ascension 1,402 76.28% 436 23.72% 966 52.56% 1,838
Assumption 948 75.54% 307 24.46% 641 51.08% 1,255
Avoyelles 2,896 87.36% 419 12.64% 2,477 74.72% 3,315
Beauregard 1,513 76.38% 468 23.62% 1,045 52.75% 1,981
Bienville 1,301 78.00% 367 22.00% 934 56.00% 1,668
Bossier 1,187 84.07% 225 15.93% 962 68.13% 1,412
Caddo 6,934 65.42% 3,665 34.58% 3,269 30.84% 10,599
Calcasieu 3,532 63.85% 1,997 36.10% 3 0.05% 1,535 27.75% 5,532
Caldwell 802 73.58% 288 26.42% 514 47.16% 1,090
Cameron 390 90.49% 41 9.51% 349 80.97% 431
Catahoula 710 67.55% 341 32.45% 369 35.11% 1,051
Claiborne 1,560 86.24% 249 13.76% 1,311 72.47% 1,809
Concordia 591 81.63% 133 18.37% 458 63.26% 724
De Soto 1,445 73.57% 517 26.32% 2 0.10% 928 47.25% 1,964
East Baton Rouge 4,575 60.44% 2,995 39.56% 1,580 20.87% 7,570
East Carroll 436 77.03% 130 22.97% 306 54.06% 566
East Feliciana 622 79.54% 160 20.46% 462 59.08% 782
Evangeline 1,873 86.19% 300 13.81% 1,573 72.39% 2,173
Franklin 1,141 69.87% 492 30.13% 649 39.74% 1,633
Grant 1,023 66.95% 505 33.05% 518 33.90% 1,528
Iberia 2,561 86.11% 413 13.89% 2,148 72.23% 2,974
Iberville 1,630 85.43% 278 14.57% 1,352 70.86% 1,908
Jackson 907 100.00% 0 0.00% 907 100.00% 907
Jefferson 5,326 87.77% 742 12.23% 4,584 75.54% 6,068
Jefferson Davis 1,703 60.33% 1,120 39.67% 583 20.65% 2,823
Lafayette 3,197 84.38% 592 15.62% 2,605 68.75% 3,789
Lafourche 1,994 89.14% 243 10.86% 1,751 78.27% 2,237
LaSalle 881 66.19% 450 33.81% 431 32.38% 1,331
Lincoln 1,041 60.84% 670 39.16% 371 21.68% 1,711
Livingston 1,047 51.78% 975 48.22% 72 3.56% 2,022
Madison 318 67.80% 151 32.20% 167 35.61% 469
Morehouse 840 71.19% 340 28.81% 500 42.37% 1,180
Natchitoches 2,099 79.96% 526 20.04% 1,573 59.92% 2,625
Orleans 55,919 79.49% 14,424 20.51% 41,495 58.99% 70,343
Ouachita 2,739 66.50% 1,380 33.50% 1,359 32.99% 4,119
Plaquemines 1,056 91.51% 98 8.49% 958 83.02% 1,154
Pointe Coupee 1,330 92.88% 102 7.12% 1,228 85.75% 1,432
Rapides 4,470 64.19% 2,494 35.81% 1,976 28.37% 6,964
Red River 891 73.09% 317 26.00% 11 0.90% 574 47.09% 1,219
Richland 1,083 81.74% 242 18.26% 841 63.47% 1,325
Sabine 1,414 65.80% 735 34.20% 679 31.60% 2,149
Saint Bernard 2,359 96.84% 77 3.16% 2,282 93.68% 2,436
Saint Charles 1,116 91.18% 108 8.82% 1,008 82.35% 1,224
Saint Helena 609 80.77% 145 19.23% 464 61.54% 754
Saint James 1,486 92.07% 128 7.93% 1,358 84.14% 1,614
Saint John the Baptist 971 89.16% 118 10.84% 853 78.33% 1,089
Saint Landry 3,394 82.54% 718 17.46% 2,676 65.08% 4,112
Saint Martin 1,892 88.66% 242 11.34% 1,650 77.32% 2,134
Saint Mary 1,754 74.35% 605 25.65% 1,149 48.71% 2,359
Saint Tammany 1,811 65.71% 945 34.29% 866 31.42% 2,756
Tangipahoa 2,834 66.70% 1,415 33.30% 1,419 33.40% 4,249
Tensas 350 78.48% 96 21.52% 254 56.95% 446
Terrebonne 1,642 85.97% 268 14.03% 1,374 71.94% 1,910
Union 1,085 71.90% 422 27.97% 2 0.13% 663 43.94% 1,509
Vermilion 2,580 85.12% 451 14.88% 2,129 70.24% 3,031
Vernon 2,191 81.42% 500 18.58% 1,691 62.84% 2,691
Washington 2,020 56.93% 1,528 43.07% 492 13.87% 3,548
Webster 1,430 80.07% 356 19.93% 1,074 60.13% 1,786
West Baton Rouge 608 88.63% 78 11.37% 530 77.26% 686
West Carroll 673 75.87% 214 24.13% 459 51.75% 887
West Feliciana 421 82.39% 90 17.61% 331 64.77% 511
Winn 1,161 68.54% 533 31.46% 628 37.07% 1,694
Totals 164,655 76.29% 51,160 23.70% 18 0.01% 113,495 52.58% 215,833

See also

References

  1. ^ "1928 Presidential General Election Results — Louisiana". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.
  2. ^ "LA US President Race, November 06, 1928". Our Campaigns.