1956 Presidential General Election Results
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Vice Presidential
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%
T. Coleman AndrewsThomas WerdelState's Rights 108,956 0.18% 0 0.0%
Eric HassGeorgia CozziniSocialist Labor 44,450 0.07% 0 0.0%
Enoch HoltwickEdwin CooperProhibition 41,937 0.07% 0 0.0%
Write-in-- 8,691 0.01% 0 0.0%
Farrell DobbsMyra WeissSocialist Workers 7,797 0.01% 0 0.0%
Harry ByrdWilliam JennerState's Rights 2,657 0.00% 0 0.0%
Darlington HoopesSamuel FriedmanSocialist 2,128 0.00% 0 0.0%
Henry KrajewskiAnne YezoAmerican 3rd Party 1,829 0.00% 0 0.0%
Gerald SmithCharles RobertsonChristian Nationalist 8 0.00% 0 0.0%
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  • 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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