1956 Presidential General Election Results
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Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 35,579,180 57.37% 457 86.1%
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocratic 26,028,028 41.97% 73 13.7%
Unpledged Elector-Independent 196,318 0.32% 0 0.0%
YOther (+) - - 218,453 0.35% 0 0.0%
Total62,021,979531
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Election Notes:
  • In Alabama, one Stevenson Elector voted for Walter Jones (President) and Herman Talmadge (VP)
  • Electoral Vote Map Note: there is no implied geographical significance as to the location of the shaded areas for Alabama's split electoral votes.
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