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Election of 1956
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1956 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower Richard M. Nixon 457 86.1 35,590,472 57.4
Democratic Adlai Stevenson Estes Kefauver 73 13.7 26,022,752 42.0

Dwight Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Dwight Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER ADLAI E. STEVENSON
STATE T. VOTES Republican Democrat
Votes % EV Votes % EV
Alabama* 496,861 195,694 39.4 280,844 56.5 10*
Arizona 290,173 176,990 61.0 4 112,880 38.9
Arkansas 406,572 186,287 45.8 213,277 52.5 8
California 5,466,355 3,027,668 55.4 32 2,420,135 44.3
Colorado 657,074 394,479 60.0 6 257,997 39.3
Connecticut 1,117,121 711,837 63.7 8 405,079 36.3
Delaware 177,988 98,057 55.1 3 79,421 44.6
Florida 1,125,762 643,849 57.2 10 480,371 42.7
Georgia 669,655 222,778 33.3 444,688 66.4 12
Idaho 272,989 166,979 61.2 4 105,868 38.8
Illinois 4,407,407 2,623,327 59.5 27 1,775,682 40.3
Indiana 1,974,607 1,182,811 59.9 13 783,908 39.7
Iowa 1,234,564 729,187 59.1 10 501,858 40.7
Kansas 866,243 566,878 65.4 8 296,317 34.2
Kentucky 1,053,805 572,192 54.3 10 476,453 45.2
Louisiana 617,544 329,047 53.3 10 243,977 39.5
Maine 351,706 249,238 70.9 5 102,468 29.1
Maryland 932,827 559,738 60.0 9 372,613 39.9
Massachusetts 2,348,506 1,393,197 59.3 16 948,190 40.4
Michigan 3,080,468 1,713,647 55.6 20 1,359,898 44.1
Minnesota 1,340,005 719,302 53.7 11 617,525 46.1
Mississippi 248,104 60,685 24.5 144,453 58.2 8
Missouri 1,832,562 914,289 49.9 918,273 50.1 13
Montana 271,171 154,933 57.1 4 116,238 42.9
Nebraska 577,137 378,108 65.5 6 199,029 34.5
Nevada 96,689 56,049 58.0 3 40,640 42.0
New Hampshire 266,994 176,519 66.1 4 90,364 33.8
New Jersey 2,484,312 1,606,942 64.7 16 850,337 34.2
New Mexico 253,926 146,788 57.8 4 106,098 41.8
New York 7,095,971 4,345,506 61.2 45 2,747,944 38.7
North Carolina 1,165,592 575,062 49.3 590,530 50.7 14
North Dakota 253,991 156,766 61.7 4 96,742 38.1
Ohio 3,702,265 2,262,610 61.1 25 1,439,655 38.9
Oklahoma 859,350 473,769 55.1 8 385,581 44.9
Oregon 736,132 406,393 55.2 6 329,204 44.7
Pennsylvania 4,576,503 2,585,252 56.5 32 1,981,769 43.3
Rhode Island 387,609 225,819 58.3 4 161,790 41.7
South Carolina 300,583 75,700 25.2 136,372 45.4 8
South Dakota 293,857 171,569 58.4 4 122,288 41.6
Tennessee 939,404 462,288 49.2 11 456,507 48.6
Texas 1,955,168 1,080,619 55.3 24 859,958 44.0
Utah 333,995 215,631 64.6 4 118,364 35.4
Vermont 152,978 110,390 72.2 3 42,549 27.8
Virginia 697,978 386,459 55.4 12 267,760 38.4
Washington 1,150,889 620,430 53.9 9 523,002 45.4
West Virginia 830,831 449,297 54.1 8 381,534 45.9
Wisconsin 1,550,558 954,844 61.6 12 586,768 37.8
Wyoming 124,127 74,573 60.1 3 49,554 39.9
Totals 62,026,908 35,590,472 57.4 457 26,022,752 42.0 73
* one elector from Alabama voted for Walter Jones (D)

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