That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||HERBERT HOOVER, Secretary of Commerce|
|VP candidate:||CHARLES CURTIS, Kansas Senator|
|Popular votes:||21,432,823 (58.2%)|
|Presidential candidate:||Alfred E. Smith, New York Governor|
|VP candidate:||Joseph Robinson, Arkansas Senator|
|Popular votes:||15,004,336 (40.8%)|
- This was the first election to have extensive radio coverage.
- Smith was the first Catholic presidential candidate of a major party.
- Smith's urban background and liberal platform alienated many Southerners but attracted the first significant immigrant vote.
- Smith also shifted allegiance away from the Republicans in some Northern cities.