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United States Presidential Election in Pennsylvania, 1920
United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1920

1916 November 2, 1920 1924 ->
  Warren G Harding-Harris & Ewing-crop.jpg James M. Cox 1920.jpg
Nominee Warren G. Harding James M. Cox
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Ohio
Running mate Calvin Coolidge Franklin D. Roosevelt
Electoral vote 38 0
Popular vote 1,218,216 503,843
Percentage 65.76% 27.20%

Pennsylvania Presidential Election Results by County, 1920.svg
County results

President before election

Woodrow Wilson
Democratic

Elected President

Warren G. Harding
Republican

The 1920 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 2, 1920. Voters chose 38 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, Senator Warren G. Harding, over the Democratic nominee, Ohio Governor James M. Cox. Harding won Pennsylvania by a landslide margin of 38.56 percent.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1920[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Warren G. Harding 1,218,216 65.76% 38
Democratic James M. Cox 503,843 27.20% 0
Socialist Eugene Debs 70,571 3.81% 0
Prohibition Aaron Watkins 42,696 2.30% 0
Farmer-Labor Parley P. Christensen 15,704 0.85% 0
Single Tax Robert Macauley 806 0.04% 0
Socialist Labor William Wesley Cox 753 0.04% 0
Write-ins Write-ins 27 0.00% 0
Totals 1,852,616 100.00% 38

Results by county

Warren Gamaliel Harding
Republican
James Middleton Cox
Democratic
Eugene Victor Debs
Socialist
Aaron Sherman Watkins
Prohibition
Parley Parker Christensen
Farmer-Labor
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County # % # % # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 5,323 56.94% 3,852 41.20% 85 0.91% 81 0.87% 6 0.06% 2 0.02% 1,471 15.73% 9,349
Allegheny 138,908 69.21% 40,278 20.07% 16,262 8.10% 3,670 1.83% 1,312 0.65% 286 0.14% 98,630 49.14% 200,716
Armstrong 8,995 69.23% 3,262 25.11% 220 1.69% 427 3.29% 84 0.65% 4 0.03% 5,733 44.13% 12,992
Beaver 11,691 62.90% 4,771 25.67% 1,164 6.26% 816 4.39% 101 0.54% 43 0.23% 6,920 37.23% 18,586
Bedford 5,800 61.67% 2,594 27.58% 80 0.85% 189 2.01% 736 7.83% 6 0.06% 3,206 34.09% 9,405
Berks 22,221 47.69% 18,361 39.41% 5,674 12.18% 288 0.62% 24 0.05% 23 0.05% 3,860 8.28% 46,591
Blair 15,035 56.97% 5,668 21.48% 389 1.47% 582 2.21% 4,671 17.70% 47 0.18% 9,367 35.49% 26,392
Bradford 11,947 75.14% 2,825 17.77% 161 1.01% 943 5.93% 19 0.12% 5 0.03% 9,122 57.37% 15,900
Bucks 14,130 65.17% 6,867 31.67% 405 1.87% 224 1.03% 42 0.19% 13 0.06% 7,263 33.50% 21,681
Butler 10,467 66.87% 3,829 24.46% 214 1.37% 1,103 7.05% 25 0.16% 15 0.10% 6,638 42.41% 15,653
Cambria 19,629 63.91% 6,961 22.67% 834 2.72% 635 2.07% 2,603 8.48% 50 0.16% 12,668 41.25% 30,712
Cameron 1,364 68.06% 497 24.80% 9 0.45% 130 6.49% 3 0.15% 1 0.05% 867 43.26% 2,004
Carbon 7,900 59.19% 5,030 37.69% 281 2.11% 86 0.64% 40 0.30% 9 0.07% 2,870 21.50% 13,346
Centre 7,615 57.82% 4,783 36.31% 84 0.64% 569 4.32% 115 0.87% 5 0.04% 2,832 21.50% 13,171
Chester 18,129 69.57% 7,004 26.88% 277 1.06% 599 2.30% 37 0.14% 14 0.05% 11,125 42.69% 26,060
Clarion 4,615 53.28% 3,487 40.26% 126 1.45% 406 4.69% 22 0.25% 6 0.07% 1,128 13.02% 8,662
Clearfield 9,615 52.28% 5,987 32.55% 657 3.57% 1,163 6.32% 948 5.15% 23 0.13% 3,628 19.72% 18,393
Clinton 4,303 54.58% 2,976 37.75% 259 3.29% 228 2.89% 111 1.41% 7 0.09% 1,327 16.83% 7,884
Columbia 6,238 45.65% 6,965 50.97% 81 0.59% 363 2.66% 14 0.10% 4 0.03% -727 -5.32% 13,665
Crawford 10,032 62.31% 4,175 25.93% 423 2.63% 1,419 8.81% 33 0.20% 17 0.11% 5,857 36.38% 16,099
Cumberland 8,579 54.73% 6,455 41.18% 92 0.59% 476 3.04% 68 0.43% 4 0.03% 2,124 13.55% 15,674
Dauphin 26,094 65.36% 11,990 30.03% 628 1.57% 776 1.94% 419 1.05% 16 0.04% 14,104 35.33% 39,923
Delaware 34,126 75.34% 9,602 21.20% 697 1.54% 670 1.48% 153 0.34% 45 0.10% 24,524 54.15% 45,293
Elk 5,267 66.14% 2,093 26.28% 178 2.24% 390 4.90% 30 0.38% 6 0.08% 3,174 39.85% 7,964
Erie 19,465 63.68% 6,311 20.65% 1,833 6.00% 2,801 9.16% 87 0.28% 72 0.24% 13,154 43.03% 30,569
Fayette 20,186 56.68% 13,358 37.51% 1,204 3.38% 770 2.16% 81 0.23% 12 0.03% 6,828 19.17% 35,611
Forest 993 56.36% 389 22.08% 58 3.29% 320 18.16% 2 0.11% 0 0.00% 604 34.28% 1,762
Franklin 8,376 60.45% 5,020 36.23% 177 1.28% 246 1.78% 33 0.24% 5 0.04% 3,356 24.22% 13,857
Fulton 1,292 50.19% 1,231 47.82% 11 0.43% 24 0.93% 13 0.51% 3 0.12% 61 2.37% 2,574
Greene 4,253 42.41% 5,592 55.76% 51 0.51% 124 1.24% 2 0.02% 6 0.06% -1,339 -13.35% 10,028
Huntingdon 5,232 67.74% 1,784 23.10% 64 0.83% 199 2.58% 441 5.71% 4 0.05% 3,448 44.64% 7,724
Indiana 8,616 71.84% 1,936 16.14% 354 2.95% 947 7.90% 131 1.09% 9 0.08% 6,680 55.70% 11,993
Jefferson 7,970 66.69% 3,060 25.61% 386 3.23% 437 3.66% 83 0.69% 14 0.12% 4,910 41.09% 11,950
Juniata 2,112 58.21% 1,443 39.77% 13 0.36% 54 1.49% 6 0.17% 0 0.00% 669 18.44% 3,628
Lackawanna 40,593 60.55% 24,581 36.67% 971 1.45% 746 1.11% 125 0.19% 24 0.04% 16,012 23.88% 67,040
Lancaster 29,549 72.88% 9,521 23.48% 636 1.57% 797 1.97% 29 0.07% 10 0.02% 20,028 49.40% 40,542
Lawrence 9,448 64.38% 2,720 18.53% 854 5.82% 1,586 10.81% 50 0.34% 18 0.12% 6,728 45.84% 14,676
Lebanon 8,778 70.78% 3,016 24.32% 246 1.98% 301 2.43% 55 0.44% 6 0.05% 5,762 46.46% 12,402
Lehigh 18,032 59.49% 10,863 35.84% 829 2.74% 262 0.86% 311 1.03% 13 0.04% 7,169 23.65% 30,310
Luzerne 49,419 65.39% 23,473 31.06% 1,891 2.50% 555 0.73% 190 0.25% 47 0.06% 25,946 34.33% 75,575
Lycoming 10,570 56.72% 5,853 31.41% 695 3.73% 1,470 7.89% 34 0.18% 13 0.07% 4,717 25.31% 18,635
McKean 7,830 68.65% 2,505 21.96% 328 2.88% 699 6.13% 36 0.32% 8 0.07% 5,325 46.69% 11,406
Mercer 11,575 60.29% 4,823 25.12% 1,009 5.26% 1,677 8.73% 102 0.53% 13 0.07% 6,752 35.17% 19,199
Mifflin 3,872 58.93% 2,400 36.52% 156 2.37% 124 1.89% 15 0.23% 4 0.06% 1,472 22.40% 6,571
Monroe 3,278 48.01% 3,396 49.74% 33 0.48% 114 1.67% 3 0.04% 4 0.06% -118 -1.73% 6,828
Montgomery 31,963 69.70% 12,239 26.69% 1,180 2.57% 303 0.66% 106 0.23% 64 0.14% 19,724 43.01% 45,855
Montour 2,296 53.76% 1,872 43.83% 21 0.49% 77 1.80% 5 0.12% 0 0.00% 424 9.93% 4,271
Northampton 14,227 58.78% 9,086 37.54% 508 2.10% 299 1.24% 71 0.29% 13 0.05% 5,141 21.24% 24,204
Northumberland 17,288 58.44% 9,854 33.31% 1,797 6.07% 590 1.99% 37 0.13% 15 0.05% 7,434 25.13% 29,581
Perry 3,787 60.64% 2,314 37.05% 20 0.32% 86 1.38% 28 0.45% 10 0.16% 1,473 23.59% 6,245
Philadelphia 307,826 73.43% 90,151 21.50% 17,845 4.26% 1,831 0.44% 1,207 0.29% 352 0.08% 217,675 51.92% 419,212
Pike 1,319 58.05% 880 38.73% 36 1.58% 31 1.36% 6 0.26% 0 0.00% 439 19.32% 2,272
Potter 4,036 70.19% 1,106 19.23% 251 4.37% 342 5.95% 12 0.21% 3 0.05% 2,930 50.96% 5,750
Schuylkill 30,259 59.46% 18,746 36.84% 1,313 2.58% 356 0.70% 168 0.33% 45 0.09% 11,513 22.62% 50,887
Snyder 2,751 72.20% 964 25.30% 56 1.47% 34 0.89% 4 0.10% 1 0.03% 1,787 46.90% 3,810
Somerset 12,436 75.81% 2,912 17.75% 490 2.99% 492 3.00% 67 0.41% 7 0.04% 9,524 58.06% 16,404
Sullivan 1,620 57.57% 1,061 37.70% 10 0.36% 122 4.34% 1 0.04% 0 0.00% 559 19.86% 2,814
Susquehanna 6,572 66.41% 2,905 29.36% 80 0.81% 320 3.23% 15 0.15% 4 0.04% 3,667 37.06% 9,896
Tioga 9,718 83.28% 1,258 10.78% 60 0.51% 613 5.25% 11 0.09% 9 0.08% 8,460 72.50% 11,669
Union 3,305 71.38% 1,155 24.95% 38 0.82% 128 2.76% 2 0.04% 2 0.04% 2,150 46.44% 4,630
Venango 7,718 65.71% 2,669 22.72% 283 2.41% 1,032 8.79% 38 0.32% 6 0.05% 5,049 42.98% 11,746
Warren 7,791 65.07% 2,180 18.21% 312 2.61% 1,669 13.94% 10 0.08% 12 0.10% 5,611 46.86% 11,974
Washington 18,514 62.49% 8,827 29.80% 1,157 3.91% 836 2.82% 268 0.90% 23 0.08% 9,687 32.70% 29,625
Wayne 5,164 73.14% 1,589 22.51% 69 0.98% 229 3.24% 6 0.08% 3 0.04% 3,575 50.64% 7,060
Westmoreland 27,077 59.71% 12,845 28.32% 3,338 7.36% 1,866 4.11% 166 0.37% 57 0.13% 14,232 31.38% 45,349
Wyoming 3,208 68.43% 1,247 26.60% 25 0.53% 200 4.27% 4 0.09% 4 0.09% 1,961 41.83% 4,688
York 19,879 55.72% 14,396 40.35% 603 1.69% 754 2.11% 27 0.08% 20 0.06% 5,483 15.37% 35,679
Totals 1,218,216 65.76% 503,843 27.20% 70,571 3.81% 42,696 2.30% 15,704 0.85% 1,586 0.09% 714,373 38.56% 1,852,616

References

  1. ^ "1920 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ Pennsylvania Bureau of Publications, comp., 'Official Vote of Pennsylvania for Presidential Electors, November 2, 1920,' Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania 1921-22 (Harrisburg: J. L. L. Kuhn, 1922)

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