1956 Presidential General Election Results - Minnesota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 719,302 53.68%11
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat-F.L. 617,525 46.08%0
YOther (+) - - 3,178 0.24%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:3,413,864Enum.1960 Population Density:16.6persons/km2
1950 Population:2,982,483Enum.1950 Population Density:14.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11
Land Area (2000):206,189km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Minnesota Secretary of State, Report of the State Canvassing Board General Election November 6, 1956 (St. Paul, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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