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United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1920

United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1920

November 2, 1920

Nominee Warren G. Harding James M. Cox
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Ohio Ohio
Running mate Calvin Coolidge Franklin D. Roosevelt
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 57,634 46,668
Percentage 54.68% 44.27%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson

Elected President

Warren G. Harding

The 1920 United States presidential election in New Mexico took place on November 2, 1920. All 48 States were part of the United States presidential election. New Mexico voters chose three electors to represent them in the Electoral College, which voted for President and Vice President.

New Mexico was won by Ohio Senator Warren G. Harding, in a strong 10 point lead against Ohio Governor James M. Cox.[1] While the Farmer-Labor Party was the leading third-party in New Mexico, the election was spearheaded by both parties attacking Eugene V. Debs of the Socialist Party, and a call for a return to political normalcy in the wake of World War I.[2]


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  2. ^ The Presidential Vote, 1896-1932, Edgar E. Robinson, pg. 76
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