1948 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 1,994,715 50.07%28
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 1,961,103 49.22%0
Claude WatsonDale LearnProhibition 11,959 0.30%0
Norman ThomasTucker SmithSocialist 11,522 0.29%0
YOther (+) - - 4,747 0.12%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:8,712,176Enum.1950 Population Density:60.5persons/km2
1940 Population:7,897,241Enum.1940 Population Density:54.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:28
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.0%

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