1932 United States presidential election in South Carolina

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Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Democratic
Home state New York
Running mate John Nance Garner
Electoral vote 8
Popular vote 102,347
Percentage 98.03%

County Results

President before election

Herbert Hoover

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The 1932 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 8, 1932, as part of the 1932 United States presidential election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

South Carolina voted for the Democratic nominee, Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, over the Republican nominee, incumbent President Herbert Hoover of California. Roosevelt ran with incumbent Speaker of the House John Nance Garner of Texas, while Hoover's running mate was incumbent Vice President Charles Curtis of Kansas.

Roosevelt won South Carolina almost unanimously, taking 98.03% of the vote to Hoover's 1.89%. He swept every county in the state with more than 80% of the vote, and all but one with greater than 90%. With a victory margin of 96.14%, South Carolina proved to be Roosevelt's strongest state in this election.


1932 United States presidential election in South Carolina[1]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York John Nance Garner of Texas 102,347 98.03% 8 100.00%
Republican Herbert Hoover of California Charles Curtis of Kansas 1,978 1.89% 0 0.00%
Socialist Norman Thomas of New York James Hudson Maurer of Pennsylvania 82 0.08% 0 0.00%
Total 104,407 100.00% 8 100.00%


  1. ^ "1932 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved December 23, 2013.