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U.S. presidential election, 1944

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York (W) 432 25,602,504 53.5% Democrat Harry S Truman of Missouri (432)
Thomas E. Dewey of New York 99 22,006,285 46.0% Republican John W. Bricker of Ohio (99)
Others, including:
Norman Thomas
0 336,051 0.5%
Total 531 47,944,840 100%
Other elections: 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register

The election was held on November 7, 1944 and was won by Franklin D. Roosevelt who beat Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey to become the only U.S. president to be elected to a forth term.

Franklin D. Roosevelt died April 12, 1945. He was succeeded by Harry S. Truman.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1944, History of the United States (1918-1945)