1948 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightState's Rights 102,607 71.97%8
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 34,423 24.14%0
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 5,386 3.78%0
YOther (+) - - 155 0.11%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:2,117,027Enum.1950 Population Density:27.1persons/km2
1940 Population:1,899,804Enum.1940 Population Density:24.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina Secretary of State, "Statement of the Whole Number of Votes Cast for Presidential and Vice-Presidential Electors at the General Election Held in South Carolina on November 2, 1948," Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina Election November 2, 1948 (Columbia, 1949)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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