The United States presidential election, 1944 was held on 7 November 1944. The incumbent President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, secured his Democratic Party's nomination to run for a fourth term in office, with Harry S. Truman serving as his running mate. The Republican Party chose Thomas E. Dewey as its candidate, and John W. Bricker served as his running mate. Dewey opposed the New Deal and campaigned to decrease the size of the federal government, but the popular Roosevelt continued to win the votes of people from all across the country due to his economic policies and his wartime leadership - the election occurred during World War II. Roosevelt won the election with 432 electoral votes to Dewey's 99.
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