Which was larger, the landslide that elected Herbert Hoover to the presidency in 1928 or the landslide that removed him in 1932?

By the electoral votes of two states, the 1932 landslide that removed Herbert Hoover was more complete.

In 1928, Hoover captured the electoral votes of 40 states; in 1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt captured the votes of 42 states.

Roosevelt’s landslide was larger in the popular vote as well.

The 1928 election saw Hoover winning 6.4 million votes more than his opponent Alfred E. Smith, while in 1932, Roosevelt won 7 million more votes than Hoover.

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