1956 Presidential General Election Results - Rhode Island
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 225,819 58.26%4
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 161,790 41.74%0
Darlington HoopesSamuel Friedman- 2 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:859,488Enum.1960 Population Density:317.6persons/km2
1950 Population:791,896Enum.1950 Population Density:292.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4
Land Area (2000):2,706km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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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 6, 1956 (Providence, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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