1956 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 1,606,942 64.68%16
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 850,337 34.23%0
Enoch HoltwickEdwin CooperProhibition 9,147 0.37%0
Eric HassGeorgia CozziniSocialist Labor 6,736 0.27%0
T. Coleman AndrewsThomas WerdelConservative 5,317 0.21%0
Farrell DobbsMyra WeissSoc. Workers 4,004 0.16%0
Henry KrajewskiAnne YezoAmer. Third Party 1,829 0.07%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:6,066,782Enum.1960 Population Density:315.8persons/km2
1950 Population:4,835,329Enum.1950 Population Density:251.7persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:16
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.3%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Secretary of State, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Result of the General Election Held November 6th, 1956 (Trenton, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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