1956 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 729,187 59.06%10
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 501,858 40.65%0
T. Coleman AndrewsThomas WerdelA.C.P. of Iowa 3,202 0.26%0
YOther (+) - - 317 0.03%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:2,757,537Enum.1960 Population Density:19.1persons/km2
1950 Population:2,621,073Enum.1950 Population Density:18.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10
Land Area (2000):144,701km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Iowa Secretary of State, iss., State of Iowa Canvass of the Vote General Election November 6, 1956 (Des Moines: State of Iowa, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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