That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President|
|VP candidate:||JOHN N. GARNER, Vice President|
|Popular votes:||27,750,866 (60.8%)|
|Presidential candidate:||Alfred M. Landon, Kansas Governor|
|VP candidate:||Frank Knox, Illinoisan|
|Popular votes:||16,679,683 (36.5%)|
- This election underscored the division between classes, which widened during the Great Depression.
- Roosevelt's New Deal programs and policies offered benefits for the interest groups that formed the new Democratic coalition.
- Republican opposition argued that the federal government under FDR had grown too big, too intrusive, and too expensive.