1948 Presidential Election Data Sources
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Popular Vote Data Sources by State
 
Note: There is no federal government agency that is in charge of compiling official Presidential Election popular vote statistics. The individual states are responsible for this function. Below is a list of source from each state from which the 1948 Presidential Election popular vote data was collected.

State Data Source
Alabama State of Alabama Department of Archives and History, "Alabama General Election - November 2nd, 1948," Alabama Official and Statistical Register 1951 (Alexander City: Outlook Publishing Co., 1948)
Arizona Arizona Secretary of State, Official Canvass General Election Returns, November 2, 1948 (Phoenix, 1948)
Arkansas Arkansas Secretary of State, Presidential Electors General Election November 2, 1948 (Little Rock, 1948)
California California Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Electors," State of California Statement of Vote General Election November 2, 1948 (Sacramento, 1948)
Colorado Colorado Secretary of State, comp., State of Colorado Abstract of Votes Cast at the ... General Election Held on the Second Day of November A.D., 1948 ... (Denver, 1948)
Connecticut State of Connecticut, comp., "Vote for President of the United States, State Officers and U.S. Representative at Large - November 2, 1948," State of Connecticut Public Document No. 26 Statement of Vote General Election November 2, 1948 (Hartford, 1948)
Delaware Delaware Secretary of State, "Vote by Counties - Election of 1948," Delaware State Manual 1949 (Dover, 1948)
Florida Florida Department of State. Division of Elections, comp., Official Vote - State of Florida General Election - 1948 Tabulated by Counties (Tallahassee, 1948)
Georgia Georgia Department of Archives and History, comp., "Returns of General Election November 2, 1948 Presidential Electors," Georgia's Official Register 1945-1950 (Atlanta, 1948)
Idaho Idaho Secretary of State. Election Division, State of Idaho Presidential Vote Cast at the General Election November 2, 1948 (Boise, 1948)
Illinois Illinois Office of the Secretary of State, "Vote for President - November 2, 1948," Official Vote of the State of Illinois Cast at the General Election November 2, 1948 (Springfield, 1948)
Indiana Indiana Statistical Department State Board of Accounts, "General Election Returns - 1948 President of the United States," Year Book of the State of Indiana for the Year 1948 (Indianapolis, 1948)
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State, Official Canvass of Votes Cast at the General Election November 2, 1948 for the Office of President and Vice-President of the United States (Des Moines, 1948)
Kansas Kansas Secretary of State, "General Election, November 2, 1948 For Electors of President and Vice President," Thirty-sixth Biennial Report of the Secretary of State 1947-1948 (Topeka: Ferd Voiland, Jr. State Printer, 1948)
Kentucky Kentucky Secretary of State, General Election Held November 2, 1948 Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates (Ledger) (Frankfurt, 1948)
Louisiana Louisiana Secretary of State, Election Returns for Electors for President and Vice-President of the United States (Baton Rouge, 1948)
Maine Maine Department of the Secretary of State. Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions, State of Maine Presidential Election --- November 2, 1948 (Augusta, 1948)
Maryland Maryland State Board of Elections, "For President of the United States and Vice President of the United States," Maryland General Election Returns - November 2, 1948 (Annapolis, 1948)
Massachusetts Massachusetts Secretary of State, "Presidential Electors of President and Vice President," Public Document #43, Massachusetts Election Statistics 1948 (Boston, 1948)
Michigan Michigan Department of State, "Official Canvass of Votes, Election November 2, 1948 President of the United States," Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1949-1950 (Lansing, 1948)
Minnesota Minnesota Secretary of State, The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota 1949 (St. Paul, 1948)
Mississippi Mississippi Secretary of State, Mississippi Blue Book Statistical Register of State 1945-1949 (Jackson, 1948)
Missouri Missouri Secretary of State, "General Election Returns Vote for President, By Counties, at General Election November 2, 1948," State of Missouri Official Manual for the Years 1949-1950 (Jefferson City, 1948)
Montana Montana Secretary of State, Official Montana General Election Returns November 2, 1948 (Helena, 1948)
Nebraska Nebraska Secretary of State, comp., Official Report of the Nebraska State Canvassing Board General Election Held November 2, 1948 (Lincoln, 1948)
Nevada Nevada Secretary of State, comp., State of Nevada Official Returns of the Election of November, 1948 (Carson City, 1948)
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of State, "For Electors of President and Vice-President," State of New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1949 No. 31 (Concord, 1948)
New Jersey New Jersey Secretary of State, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Result of the General Election Held November 2nd, 1948 (Trenton, 1948)
New Mexico New Mexico State Canvassing Board, "Presidential Electors," Report of the State Canvassing Board (Santa Fe, 1948)
New York New York, "Vote, New York State, By Counties, November 2, 1948 For Highest Elector for President and Vice President," The New York Red Book 1949 (Albany, 1948)
North Carolina North Carolina Secretary of State, "Vote for President by Counties 1948-1968," North Carolina Manual 1969 (Raleigh, 1948)
North Dakota North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Abstract of Votes Cast at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1948 (Bismarck, 1948)
Ohio Ohio Secretary of State, Ohio Election Statistics The General Election Held on the Second Day of November 1948 (Cleveland, 1948)
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Election Board, comp., Directory of the State of Oklahoma 1949 (Oklahoma City, 1948)
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State, Abstract of Votes Cast in the several counties in the State of Oregon at the Regular General Election held on the Second Day of November, A.D. 1948, for Candidates for Presidential Electors ... (Salem, 1948)
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Bureau of Publications, "Votes Cast for Presidential Electors of President and Vice-President on November 2, 1948," The Pennsylvania Manual 1949-1950 (Harrisburg, 1948)
Rhode Island Rhode Island Board of Elections, "Vote by Counties for Presidential Electors," Official Count of the Ballots Cast ... at the Election Tuesday, November 2, 1948 (Providence, 1948)
South Carolina South Carolina Secretary of State, "Statement of the Whole Number of Votes Cast for Presidential and Vice-Presidential Electors at the General Election Held in South Carolina on November 2, 1948," Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina Election November 2, 1948 (Columbia, 1948)
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State, "Presidential Electors," Official Election Returns for South Dakota General Election November 2, 1948 (Pierre, 1948)
Tennessee Tennessee Secretary of State, "General Election - November 2, 1948 for Presidential Electors," Tennessee Blue Book 1949-1950 (Nashville, 1948)
Texas
Utah Utah Secretary of State, Abstract of the Returns of an Election Held in the State of Utah, Tuesday, November 2, 1948, A.D. (Salt Lake City, 1948)
Vermont Vermont Secretary of State, "Presidential Election, 1948," Vermont Legislative Directory Biennial Session 1949 (Montpelier, 1948)
Virginia Virginia Secretary of State Board of Elections, comp., Statement of the Vote for President and Vice-President General Election Tuesday, November 2, 1948 (Richmond, 1948)
Washington Washington Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Candidates," Abstract of Votes State General Election November 2, 1948 (Olympia, 1948)
West Virginia West Virginia Secretary of State, "Vote for President of the United States," General Election Returns, 1948 (Charleston, 1948)
Wisconsin Wisconsin Legislative Reference Library, comp., "Vote for President by Counties November 2, 1948," The Wisconsin Blue Book 1950 (Madison, 1948)
Wyoming Wyoming Secretary of State, comp., "General Election - November 2, 1948," 1949 Wyoming Official Directory and 1948 Election Returns (Sheridan: The Mills Company, 1948)

National Results for 1948

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