1948 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightDemocratic 167,538 87.17%9
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyNational Dem. 19,384 10.09%0
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 5,043 2.62%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 225 0.12%0
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Election Notes:
  • Dewey vote is the fusion of Independent Republican and Republican Party of the State of Mississippi parties.
Demographic Data

1950 Population:2,178,914Enum.1950 Population Density:17.9persons/km2
1940 Population:2,183,796Enum.1940 Population Density:18.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:9
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State, Mississippi Blue Book Statistical Register of State 1945-1949 (Jackson, 1949)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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