Electoral Points Proposal
1928 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 6th)


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SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1928 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1928

143,000 Electoral Points - 71,510 pts needed to win

   Under each candidate (L  R): Pop. Vote Percentage - Electoral Points

   -----------------             Herbert C.        Al E.
   State | Electoral             Hoover            Smith
         | Votes                 Republican        Democrat


  Group C (1st priority - 5,000 pts each, 50,000 pts total)


  21. Minnesota (12)             57.77%  2,930     40.83%  2,070

  22. Mississippi (15)           17.90%  1,250     82.10%  3,750

  23. Missouri (18)              55.58%  2,787     44.15%  2,213

  24. Montana (4)                58.37%  2,952     40.48%  2,048

  25. Nebraska (8)               63.19%  3,180     36.18%  1,820

  26. Nevada (3)                 56.54%  2,827     43.46%  2,173

  27. New Hampshire (4)          58.65%  2,942     41.02%  2,058

  28. New Jersey (17)            59.77%  2,989     39.80%  2,011

  29. New Mexico (3)             59.01%  2,955     40.85%  2,045

  30. New York (45)              49.79%  2,560     47.44%  2,440

  --------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (50,000)                   27,372            22,628

      Needed to Win - 71,510     Hoover-R          Smith-D



  Group D (2nd priority - 4,000 pts each, 36,000 pts total)


  31. North Carolina (12)        54.94%  2,198     45.06%  1,802

  32. North Dakota (5)           54.80%  2,208     44.46%  1,792

  33. Ohio (24)                  64.89%  2,613     34.45%  1,387

  34. Oklahoma (10)              63.72%  2,570     35.44%  1,430

  35. Oregon (5)                 64.18%  2,611     34.14%  1,389

  36. Pennsylvania (38)          65.24%  2,633     33.89%  1,367

  37. Rhode Island (5)           49.55%  1,988     50.16%  2,012

  38. South Carolina (9)          8.54%  1,000     91.39%  3,000

  39. South Dakota (5)           60.18%  2,422     39.20%  1,578

  --------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (86,000)                   47,615            38,385

      Needed to Win - 71,510     Hoover-R          Smith-D



  Group E (3rd priority - 3,000 pts each, 27,000 pts total)


  40. Tennessee (12)             53.76%  1,616     46.04%  1,384

  41. Texas (20)                 51.77%  1,555     48.10%  1,445

  42. Utah (4)                   53.58%  1,616     45.86%  1,384

  43. Vermont (3)                66.87%  2,011     32.87%    989

  44. Virginia (12)              53.91%  1,620     45.90%  1,380

  45. Washington (7)             67.06%  2,045     31.30%    955

  46. West Virginia (8)          58.43%  1,762     41.04%  1,238

  47. Wisconsin (13)             53.52%  1,609     44.28%  1,391

  48. Wyoming (3)                63.68%  1,929     35.37%  1,071

  --------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (113,000)                  63,378            49,622

      Needed to Win - 71,510     Hoover-R          Smith-D



  Group A (4th priority - 2,000 pts each, 20,000 pts total)


   1. Alabama (12)               48.49%    972     51.33%  1,028

   2. Arizona (3)                57.57%  1,154     42.23%    846

   3. Arkansas (9)               39.33%    790     60.29%  1,210

   4. California (13)            64.69%  1,308     34.19%    692

   5. Colorado (6)               64.72%  1,312     33.94%    688

   6. Connecticut (7)            53.63%  1,081     45.57%    919
  
   7. Delaware (3)               65.03%  1,305     34.60%    695

   8. Florida (6)                56.83%  1,172     40.12%    828

   9. Georgia (14)               43.36%    868     56.56%  1,132

  10. Idaho (4)                  64.22%  1,295     34.93%    705

  --------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (133,000)                  74,635            58,365

      Needed to Win - 71,510     Hoover-R          Smith-D



  Group B (5th priority - 1,000 pts each, 10,000 pts total)


  11. Illinois (29)              56.93%    574     42.28%    426

  12. Indiana (15)               59.68%    601     39.59%    399

  13. Iowa (13)                  61.77%    622     37.57%    378

  14. Kansas (10)                72.02%    727     27.06%    273

  15. Kentucky (13)              59.33%    594     40.51%    406

  16. Louisiana (10)             23.70%    250     76.29%    750

  17. Maine (6)                  68.63%    689     30.96%    311

  18. Maryland (8)               57.06%    574     42.33%    426

  19. Massachusetts (18)         49.15%    495     50.24%    505

  20. Michigan (15)              70.36%    709     28.92%    291

  --------------------------------------------------------------
      TOTAL - 143,000                   80,470            62,530

      Needed to Win - 71,510     Hoover-R          Smith-D

      Finish Order               WINNER-1st        Loser-2nd

      Percentage of Points       56.27273%         43.72727%



      Hoover-Smith Difference Ratios .....

       Electoral Points: 1.286902-1  ....  Electoral Votes: 5.103448-1


      Electoral Votes (531)          444 (83.61582%)   87 (16.38418%)
      |
      |--- Actual (1928)             Hoover-R          Smith-D
      |
      Popular Votes (36,807,012)     21,427,123        15,015,464

      Pctage of Pop. Votes           58.21479%         40.79512% 







Electoral Points Proposal
1928 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 6th)


1924    <<<    Electoral Points Proposal - Home    >>>    1932


SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1928 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1928

143,000 Electoral Points - 71,510 pts needed to win


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