1932 United States presidential election in Indiana

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All 14 Indiana votes to the Electoral College
 
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Herbert Hoover
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York California
Running mate John Nance Garner Charles Curtis
Electoral vote 14 0
Popular vote 862,054 677,184
Percentage 54.7% 42.9%

County Results

President before election

Herbert Hoover
Republican

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1932 United States presidential election in Indiana took place on November 8, 1932, as part of the 1932 United States presidential election. State voters chose 14[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Indiana was won by Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Speaker John Nance Garner, with 54.67% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Herbert Hoover (RCalifornia), running with Vice President Charles Curtis, with 42.94% of the popular vote.[3][4]

This is the only occasion since the Civil War that Steuben County has voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate,[5] and as of the 2020 presidential election, this is the last election when Fulton County, Jasper County, Kosciusko County, Morgan County and Newton County backed a Democrat for President.[6]

Results

1932 United States presidential election in Indiana
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt 862,054 54.67%
Republican Herbert Hoover (inc.) 677,184 42.94%
Socialist Norman Thomas 21,388 1.36%
Prohibition William David Upshaw 10,399 0.66%
Write-in 5,902 0.37%
Total votes 1,576,927 100%

Results by county

County Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Democratic
Herbert Clark Hoover
Republican
Normal Mattoon Thomas[7]
Socialist
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[8]
# % # % # % # % # %
Adams 5,892 66.11% 2,910 32.65% 0 0.00% 111 1.25% 2,982 33.46% 8,913
Allen 38,447 57.76% 27,065 40.66% 463 0.70% 587 0.88% 11,382 17.10% 66,562
Bartholomew 7,533 54.05% 6,015 43.16% 270 1.94% 120 0.86% 1,518 10.89% 13,938
Benton 3,496 58.43% 2,433 40.67% 17 0.28% 37 0.62% 1,063 17.77% 5,983
Blackford 4,088 57.34% 2,890 40.53% 45 0.63% 107 1.50% 1,198 16.80% 7,130
Boone 6,900 55.47% 5,309 42.68% 121 0.97% 110 0.88% 1,591 12.79% 12,440
Brown 1,676 66.32% 790 31.26% 32 1.27% 29 1.15% 886 35.06% 2,527
Carroll 4,866 55.30% 3,853 43.79% 15 0.17% 65 0.74% 1,013 11.51% 8,799
Cass 10,987 57.08% 7,980 41.46% 137 0.71% 144 0.75% 3,007 15.62% 19,248
Clark 9,501 61.21% 5,881 37.89% 81 0.52% 59 0.38% 3,620 23.32% 15,522
Clay 8,151 58.99% 5,343 38.67% 190 1.38% 134 0.97% 2,808 20.32% 13,818
Clinton 8,314 56.27% 6,288 42.56% 44 0.30% 130 0.88% 2,026 13.71% 14,776
Crawford 3,272 59.19% 2,175 39.35% 22 0.40% 59 1.07% 1,097 19.84% 5,528
Daviess 6,772 52.54% 5,838 45.29% 168 1.30% 111 0.86% 934 7.25% 12,889
Dearborn 6,429 57.02% 4,716 41.83% 92 0.82% 38 0.34% 1,713 15.19% 11,275
Decatur 5,437 53.31% 4,646 45.56% 37 0.36% 78 0.76% 791 7.76% 10,198
DeKalb 7,235 55.74% 5,590 43.06% 61 0.47% 95 0.73% 1,645 12.67% 12,981
Delaware 14,346 45.91% 16,012 51.25% 583 1.87% 304 0.97% -1,666 -5.33% 31,245
Dubois 7,547 75.50% 2,357 23.58% 73 0.73% 19 0.19% 5,190 51.92% 9,996
Elkhart 14,885 50.34% 13,826 46.76% 501 1.69% 354 1.20% 1,059 3.58% 29,566
Fayette 5,148 50.70% 4,867 47.93% 86 0.85% 53 0.52% 281 2.77% 10,154
Floyd 10,497 57.83% 7,333 40.40% 210 1.16% 113 0.62% 3,164 17.43% 18,153
Fountain 5,665 56.93% 4,162 41.83% 65 0.65% 58 0.58% 1,503 15.11% 9,950
Franklin 4,704 63.06% 2,687 36.02% 27 0.36% 41 0.55% 2,017 27.04% 7,459
Fulton 4,794 54.96% 3,787 43.42% 42 0.48% 99 1.14% 1,007 11.55% 8,722
Gibson 9,162 57.76% 6,237 39.32% 167 1.05% 297 1.87% 2,925 18.44% 15,863
Grant 13,390 51.58% 11,398 43.90% 735 2.83% 438 1.69% 1,992 7.67% 25,961
Greene 8,845 55.51% 6,397 40.15% 514 3.23% 177 1.11% 2,448 15.36% 15,933
Hamilton 5,999 44.85% 7,100 53.08% 96 0.72% 181 1.35% -1,101 -8.23% 13,376
Hancock 5,836 57.89% 4,055 40.22% 52 0.52% 138 1.37% 1,781 17.67% 10,081
Harrison 5,128 58.25% 3,553 40.36% 21 0.24% 102 1.16% 1,575 17.89% 8,804
Hendricks 5,293 48.93% 5,317 49.15% 99 0.92% 108 1.00% -24 -0.22% 10,817
Henry 8,255 47.66% 8,430 48.67% 225 1.30% 409 2.36% -175 -1.01% 17,319
Howard 10,541 50.81% 9,257 44.62% 607 2.93% 339 1.63% 1,284 6.19% 20,744
Huntington 8,697 54.97% 6,791 42.92% 133 0.84% 200 1.26% 1,906 12.05% 15,821
Jackson 7,882 65.22% 3,996 33.06% 114 0.94% 94 0.78% 3,886 32.15% 12,086
Jasper 3,538 54.40% 2,897 44.54% 21 0.32% 48 0.74% 641 9.86% 6,504
Jay 6,693 57.15% 5,018 42.85% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1,675 14.30% 11,711
Jefferson 5,305 52.19% 4,670 45.95% 72 0.71% 117 1.15% 635 6.25% 10,164
Jennings 3,603 53.64% 3,020 44.96% 40 0.60% 54 0.80% 583 8.68% 6,717
Johnson 6,940 59.23% 4,593 39.20% 86 0.73% 99 0.84% 2,347 20.03% 11,718
Knox 14,084 66.62% 6,590 31.17% 240 1.14% 226 1.07% 7,494 35.45% 21,140
Kosciusko 7,475 50.54% 7,063 47.75% 85 0.57% 168 1.14% 412 2.79% 14,791
LaGrange 3,261 56.03% 2,461 42.29% 21 0.36% 77 1.32% 800 13.75% 5,820
Lake 46,060 50.34% 42,596 46.56% 1,474 1.61% 1,362 1.49% 3,464 3.79% 91,492
LaPorte 14,890 57.28% 10,739 41.31% 242 0.93% 124 0.48% 4,151 15.97% 25,995
Lawrence 8,215 49.07% 8,314 49.66% 121 0.72% 91 0.54% -99 -0.59% 16,741
Madison 22,069 52.72% 18,803 44.92% 600 1.43% 388 0.93% 3,266 7.80% 41,860
Marion 106,661 50.15% 98,256 46.20% 5,325 2.50% 2,422 1.14% 8,405 3.95% 212,664
Marshall 7,212 58.13% 4,943 39.84% 87 0.70% 165 1.33% 2,269 18.29% 12,407
Martin 3,072 58.79% 2,106 40.31% 14 0.27% 33 0.63% 966 18.49% 5,225
Miami 8,892 58.53% 5,987 39.41% 89 0.59% 223 1.47% 2,905 19.12% 15,191
Monroe 8,478 51.39% 7,759 47.03% 169 1.02% 91 0.55% 719 4.36% 16,497
Montgomery 8,077 54.93% 6,417 43.64% 80 0.54% 130 0.88% 1,660 11.29% 14,704
Morgan 5,775 53.50% 4,825 44.70% 98 0.91% 97 0.90% 950 8.80% 10,795
Newton 2,654 52.02% 2,380 46.65% 32 0.63% 36 0.71% 274 5.37% 5,102
Noble 6,538 54.63% 5,304 44.32% 55 0.46% 71 0.59% 1,234 10.31% 11,968
Ohio 1,288 55.88% 997 43.25% 6 0.26% 14 0.61% 291 12.62% 2,305
Orange 4,844 51.06% 4,561 48.08% 34 0.36% 48 0.51% 283 2.98% 9,487
Owen 3,639 58.35% 2,423 38.86% 108 1.73% 66 1.06% 1,216 19.50% 6,236
Parke 4,703 53.06% 3,926 44.29% 146 1.65% 89 1.00% 777 8.77% 8,864
Perry 5,053 60.46% 3,253 38.93% 33 0.39% 18 0.22% 1,800 21.54% 8,357
Pike 4,547 57.33% 3,193 40.26% 85 1.07% 106 1.34% 1,354 17.07% 7,931
Porter 5,542 48.69% 5,631 49.47% 157 1.38% 52 0.46% -89 -0.78% 11,382
Posey 5,641 65.26% 2,876 33.27% 55 0.64% 72 0.83% 2,765 31.99% 8,644
Pulaski 3,286 58.25% 2,226 39.46% 20 0.35% 109 1.93% 1,060 18.79% 5,641
Putnam 6,168 56.24% 4,438 40.46% 276 2.52% 86 0.78% 1,730 15.77% 10,968
Randolph 6,223 47.27% 6,509 49.44% 73 0.55% 361 2.74% -286 -2.17% 13,166
Ripley 5,987 57.86% 4,240 40.97% 57 0.55% 64 0.62% 1,747 16.88% 10,348
Rush 5,056 49.14% 5,094 49.50% 37 0.36% 103 1.00% -38 -0.37% 10,290
St. Joseph 38,026 55.46% 28,198 41.13% 1,798 2.62% 541 0.79% 9,828 14.33% 68,563
Scott 2,240 55.89% 1,722 42.96% 14 0.35% 32 0.80% 518 12.92% 4,008
Shelby 8,552 60.14% 5,410 38.05% 79 0.56% 178 1.25% 3,142 22.10% 14,219
Spencer 5,422 57.06% 4,014 42.24% 17 0.18% 50 0.53% 1,408 14.82% 9,503
Starke 3,420 56.91% 2,449 40.75% 75 1.25% 66 1.10% 971 16.16% 6,010
Steuben 3,717 50.04% 3,594 48.38% 37 0.50% 80 1.08% 123 1.66% 7,428
Sullivan 7,835 62.80% 3,667 29.39% 789 6.32% 186 1.49% 4,168 33.41% 12,477
Switzerland 2,981 59.21% 1,953 38.79% 28 0.56% 73 1.45% 1,028 20.42% 5,035
Tippecanoe 13,609 53.03% 11,818 46.05% 143 0.56% 93 0.36% 1,791 6.98% 25,663
Tipton 4,898 56.15% 3,680 42.19% 63 0.72% 82 0.94% 1,218 13.96% 8,723
Union 1,587 48.25% 1,658 50.41% 19 0.58% 25 0.76% -71 -2.16% 3,289
Vanderburgh 31,828 63.97% 16,873 33.91% 748 1.50% 303 0.61% 14,955 30.06% 49,752
Vermillion 6,390 58.77% 4,115 37.85% 235 2.16% 132 1.21% 2,275 20.93% 10,872
Vigo 25,886 57.29% 18,310 40.52% 557 1.23% 434 0.96% 7,576 16.77% 45,187
Wabash 6,553 48.63% 6,652 49.36% 81 0.60% 190 1.41% -99 -0.73% 13,476
Warren 2,256 49.65% 2,223 48.92% 22 0.48% 43 0.95% 33 0.73% 4,544
Warrick 5,409 59.53% 3,429 37.74% 67 0.74% 181 1.99% 1,980 21.79% 9,086
Washington 4,809 58.78% 3,316 40.53% 24 0.29% 32 0.39% 1,493 18.25% 8,181
Wayne 13,287 50.13% 12,683 47.85% 275 1.04% 261 0.98% 604 2.28% 26,506
Wells 6,236 65.45% 3,073 32.25% 37 0.39% 182 1.91% 3,163 33.20% 9,528
White 4,976 57.91% 3,484 40.55% 65 0.76% 67 0.78% 1,492 17.36% 8,592
Whitley 5,058 57.13% 3,471 39.21% 32 0.36% 292 3.30% 1,587 17.93% 8,853
Totals 862,054 54.67% 677,184 42.94% 21,388 1.36% 16,301 1.03% 184,870 11.72% 1,576,927

See also

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1932 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "1932 Election for the Thirty-seventh Term (1933-37)". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "1932 Presidential General Election Results - Indiana". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1932". Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp. 187-192 ISBN 0786422173
  6. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  7. ^ Géoelections; 1932 Presidential Election Popular Vote (.xlsx file for €15 on request)
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