1948 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 1,151,788 54.66%16
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 909,370 43.16%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 38,157 1.81%0
Edward TeichertStephen EmerySocialist Labor 5,535 0.26%0
YOther (+) - - 2,296 0.11%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:4,690,514Enum.1950 Population Density:231.0persons/km2
1940 Population:4,316,721Enum.1940 Population Density:212.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:16
Land Area (2000):20,306km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Massachusetts Secretary of State, "Presidential Electors of President and Vice President," Public Document #43, Massachusetts Election Statistics 1948 (Boston, 1949)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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