1948 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 270,402 49.14%11
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightState's Rights 73,815 13.41%1
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 202,914 36.87%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 1,864 0.34%0
Norman ThomasTucker SmithSocialist 1,288 0.23%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:3,291,718Enum.1950 Population Density:30.8persons/km2
1940 Population:2,915,841Enum.1940 Population Density:27.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:12
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Tennessee Secretary of State, "General Election - November 2, 1948 for Presidential Electors," Tennessee Blue Book 1949-1950 (Nashville, 1950)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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