1928 United States presidential election in South Carolina

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Nominee Al Smith Herbert Hoover
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York California
Running mate Joseph Taylor Robinson Charles Curtis
Electoral vote 9 0
Popular vote 62,700 5,858
Percentage 91.39% 8.54%

County Results

President before election

Calvin Coolidge

Elected President

Herbert Hoover

The 1928 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 6, 1928, as part of the 1928 United States presidential election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose 9 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

South Carolina voted for the Democratic nominee, Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York, over the Republican nominee, former 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 South Carolina by a margin of 82.85%, making the state his strongest performance nationwide.


1928 United States presidential election in South Carolina[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Al Smith of New York Joseph Taylor Robinson of Arkansas 62,700 91.39% 9 100.00%
Republican Herbert Hoover of California Charles Curtis of Kansas 5,858 8.54% 0 0.00%
Socialist Norman Thomas of New York James Hudson Maurer of Pennsylvania 47 0.07% 0 0.00%
Total 68,605 100.00% 9 100.00%


  1. ^ "1928 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved December 23, 2013.