1956 Senatorial General Election Results - Illinois
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  Senatorial
Candidate
Political
Party
Popular Vote
Everett M. DirksenRepublican 2,307,352 54.10%
Richard W. StengelDemocratic 1,949,883 45.72%
Louis FisherSocialist Labor 7,595 0.18%
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:10,081,158Enum.1960 Population Density:70.0persons/km2
1950 Population:8,712,176Enum.1950 Population Density:60.5persons/km2
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Secretary of State, Comp, "Illinois U. S. Senate," Official Vote Totals November 6, 1956 (Springfield: Illinois Secretary of State, 1957)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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