United States Presidential Election In Virginia, 1924
United States presidential election in Virginia, 1924
Virginia
1920 November 4, 1924 1928 ->
  John William Davis.jpg John Calvin Coolidge, Bain bw photo portrait.jpg
Nominee John W. Davis Calvin Coolidge
Party Democratic Republican
Home state West Virginia Massachusetts
Running mate Charles W. Bryan Charles G. Dawes
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 139,797 73,359
Percentage 62.5% 32.8%

President before election

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

Elected President

Calvin Coolidge
Republican

The 1924 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 4, 1924 throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose 12 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, former United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom John W. Davis, over the Republican nominee, incumbent President Calvin Coolidge. Coolidge ultimately won the national election with 54.04% of the vote.

Until 2016, this was the last presidential election where a Democrat carried Virginia without winning the presidency.

Results

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1924[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic John W. Davis 139,797 62.49% 12
Republican Calvin Coolidge (inc.) 73,359 32.79% 0
Progressive Robert M. La Follette 10,379 4.64% 0
Socialist Labor Frank T. Johns 191 0.09% 0
Totals 223,726 100.00% 12

References


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