1956 Presidential General Election Results - Texas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 1,080,619 55.26%24
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 859,958 43.98%0
T. Coleman AndrewsThomas WerdelConstitution 14,591 0.75%0
Write-in-- 377 0.02%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:9,579,677Enum.1960 Population Density:14.1persons/km2
1950 Population:7,711,194Enum.1950 Population Density:11.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:24
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State, The State of Texas General Election, November 6, 1956, President and Vice President (Austin, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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