United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1940 edit Extracted from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - Original source - History
The 1940 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 5, 1940 throughout the continuous 48 states. Voters chose 36 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Pennsylvania voted to give Democratic nominee, President Franklin D. Roosevelt an unprecedented third term, over the Republican nominee, corporate lawyer Wendell Willkie, a dark horse candidate that had never before run for a political office. Roosevelt won Pennsylvania by a margin of 6.9%.