1956 Senatorial General Election Results - Connecticut
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Oldiesfreak1854 on 2012-07-17

  Senatorial
Candidate
Political
Party
Popular Vote
Prescott S. BushRepublican 610,829 54.84%
Thomas J. DoddDemocratic 479,460 43.05%
Suzanne S. StevensonIndependent Republican 10,199 0.92%
Jasper McLevySocialist 7,079 0.64%
Vivien KellemsIndependent 6,219 0.56%
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Election Notes:
  • Information on candidates, party, and incumbency accessed via: http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/CT/1956_sov.pdf http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=7715
  • Kellems totals the result of write-in votes.
Demographic Data

1960 Population:2,535,234Enum.1960 Population Density:202.0persons/km2
1950 Population:2,007,280Enum.1950 Population Density:160.0persons/km2
Land Area (2000):12,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Connecticut - Public Document No. 26 - Statement of Vote - General Election - November 6, 1. http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/CT/1956_sov.pdf, State of Connecticut - Public Document No. 26 - Statement of Vote - General Election - November 6, 1 (http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/CT/1956_sov.pdf) (accessed 17 Jul 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual County:
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