531 members of the Electoral College
266 electoral votes needed to win
|Turnout||48.9% 0.3 pp|
Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Coolidge/Dawes, blue denotes those won by Davis/Bryan, green denotes Wisconsin, the state won by La Follette/Wheeler. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.
The 1924 United States presidential election occurred on November 4, 1924. It was the 35th election in the history of the United States. The election was won by incumbent President Calvin Coolidge, who had been president since the death of Warren G. Harding in 1923.
Robert M. La Follette, the losing candidate from the Progressive Party, would be the last major third-party candidate in a presidential election as well as the last candidate from neither the Republicans nor Democrats to secure any electoral votes until George C. Wallace in 1968
Candidates[change | change source]
Republican Party[change | change source]
- Calvin Coolidge, incumbent President (1923-1929) (nominee)
- Hiram Johnson, Senator of California (1917-1945)
- Robert M. La Follette, Senator of Wisconsin (1906-1925) (Ran as a third-party)
Democratic Party[change | change source]
- John W. Davis, former US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1918-1921) (nominee)
- William Gibbs McAdoo, former Secretary of the Treasury (1913-1918)
- Al Smith, Governor of New York (1919-1920; 1923-1928)
- Oscar Underwood, Senator of Alabama (1915-1927)
References[change | change source]
- "National General Election VEP Turnout Rates, 1789-Present". United States Election Project. CQ Press.