1948 Presidential General Election Results - Alabama
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightDemocrat 171,443 79.75%11
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 40,930 19.04%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 1,522 0.71%0
Claude WatsonDale LearnProhibition 1,085 0.50%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:3,061,743Enum.1950 Population Density:23.3persons/km2
1940 Population:2,832,961Enum.1940 Population Density:21.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11
Land Area (2000):131,426km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: 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., 1951)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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