1948 Presidential General Election Results - Kentucky
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 466,756 56.74%11
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 341,210 41.48%0
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightState's Rights 10,411 1.27%0
YOther (+) - - 4,281 0.52%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:2,944,806Enum.1950 Population Density:28.6persons/km2
1940 Population:2,845,627Enum.1940 Population Density:27.7persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11
Land Area (2000):102,896km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Kentucky Secretary of State, General Election Held November 2, 1948 Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates (Ledger) (Frankfurt, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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