1956 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 1,713,647 55.63%20
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 1,359,898 44.15%0
Enoch HoltwickEdwin CooperProhibition 6,923 0.22%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:7,823,194Enum.1960 Population Density:53.2persons/km2
1950 Population:6,371,766Enum.1950 Population Density:43.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:20
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Michigan Department of State, "Official Canvass of Votes, General Election November 6, 1956 President of the United States," Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1957-1958 (Lansing, 1957)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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