1948 Presidential General Election Results - Rhode Island
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 188,736 57.59%4
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 135,787 41.44%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 2,619 0.80%0
YOther (+) - - 560 0.17%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:791,896Enum.1950 Population Density:292.6persons/km2
1940 Population:713,346Enum.1940 Population Density:263.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4
Land Area (2000):2,706km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Rhode Island Board of Elections, "Vote by Counties for Presidential Electors," Official Count of the Ballots Cast ... at the Election Tuesday, November 2, 1948 (Providence, 1948)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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