1956 Presidential General Election Data - National
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by State

National Map

Vote Swing - D-R Margin Change from Previous Election
Swing Map

StateTotal VoteESMargin %MarginSwing%EisenhowerStevensonOther
Alabama496,8712185,15017.14%12.40% 39.39% 56.52% 4.09%
Arizona290,1731264,11022.09%5.39% 60.99% 38.90% 0.10%
Arkansas406,5722126,9906.64%5.50% 45.82% 52.46% 1.72%
California5,466,35512607,53311.11%3.45% 55.39% 44.27% 0.34%
Colorado663,07412130,48219.68%1.63% 59.49% 39.81% 0.69%
Connecticut1,117,12112306,75827.46%15.67% 63.72% 36.26% 0.02%
Delaware177,9881218,63610.47%6.60% 55.09% 44.62% 0.29%
Florida1,124,22012163,47814.54%4.53% 57.27% 42.73% 0.00%
Georgia663,48021224,44233.83%5.49% 32.65% 66.48% 0.86%
Idaho272,9891261,11122.39%8.61% 61.17% 38.78% 0.05%
Illinois4,407,40712847,64519.23%9.34% 59.52% 40.29% 0.19%
Indiana1,974,60712398,90320.20%3.08% 59.90% 39.70% 0.40%
Iowa1,234,56412227,32918.41%9.75% 59.06% 40.65% 0.29%
Kansas866,24312270,56131.23%7.04% 65.44% 34.21% 0.35%
Kentucky1,053,8051295,7399.09%9.16% 54.30% 45.21% 0.49%
Louisiana617,5441285,07013.78%19.62% 53.28% 39.51% 7.21%
Maine351,70612146,77041.73%9.45% 70.87% 29.13% 0.00%
Maryland932,35112187,12520.07%8.53% 60.04% 39.96% 0.00%
Massachusetts2,348,50612445,00718.95%10.19% 59.32% 40.37% 0.30%
Michigan3,080,46812353,74911.48%0.02% 55.63% 44.15% 0.22%
Minnesota1,340,00512101,7777.60%3.62% 53.68% 46.08% 0.24%
Mississippi248,1492183,81333.78%12.90% 24.46% 58.23% 17.31%
Missouri1,832,562213,9840.22%1.78% 49.89% 50.11% 0.00%
Montana271,1711238,69514.27%5.04% 57.13% 42.87% 0.00%
Nebraska577,13712179,07931.03%7.28% 65.51% 34.49% 0.00%
Nevada96,6891215,40915.94%6.95% 57.97% 42.03% 0.00%
New Hampshire266,9941286,15532.27%10.42% 66.11% 33.84% 0.04%
New Jersey2,484,31212756,60530.46%15.63% 64.68% 34.23% 1.09%
New Mexico253,9261240,69016.02%4.91% 57.81% 41.78% 0.41%
New York7,093,336121,589,57122.41%10.51% 61.19% 38.78% 0.03%
North Carolina1,165,5922115,4681.33%6.49% 49.34% 50.66% 0.00%
North Dakota253,9911260,02423.63%18.95% 61.72% 38.09% 0.19%
Ohio3,702,26512822,95522.23%8.72% 61.11% 38.89% 0.00%
Oklahoma859,3501288,18810.26%1.08% 55.13% 44.87% 0.00%
Oregon735,5971277,18910.49%11.12% 55.25% 44.75% 0.00%
Pennsylvania4,576,50312603,48313.19%7.30% 56.49% 43.30% 0.21%
Rhode Island387,6111264,02916.52%14.68% 58.26% 41.74% 0.00%
South Carolina300,5833147,86315.92%18.74% 25.18% 45.37% 29.45%
South Dakota293,8571249,28116.77%21.77% 58.39% 41.61% 0.00%
Tennessee939,404125,7810.62%0.34% 49.21% 48.60% 2.19%
Texas1,955,54512220,66111.28%4.85% 55.26% 43.98% 0.77%
Utah333,9951297,26729.12%11.27% 64.56% 35.44% 0.00%
Vermont152,9781267,84144.35%1.13% 72.16% 27.81% 0.03%
Virginia697,97812118,69917.01%4.04% 55.37% 38.36% 6.27%
Washington1,150,8891297,4288.47%1.17% 53.91% 45.44% 0.65%
West Virginia830,8311267,7638.16%12.00% 54.08% 45.92% 0.00%
Wisconsin1,550,55812368,07623.74%1.49% 61.58% 37.84% 0.58%
Wyoming124,1271225,01920.16%5.46% 60.08% 39.92% 0.00%
Total62,021,979129,551,15215.40%4.55% 57.37% 41.97% 0.67%
Sources:

National Results for 1956

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