1948 Presidential General Election Results - Virginia
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 200,786 47.89%11
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 172,070 41.04%0
J. Strom ThurmondFielding WrightState's Rights 43,393 10.35%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 2,047 0.49%0
YOther (+) - - 960 0.23%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:3,318,680Enum.1950 Population Density:32.4persons/km2
1940 Population:2,677,773Enum.1940 Population Density:26.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11
Land Area (2000):102,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Virginia Secretary of State Board of Elections, comp., Statement of the Vote for President and Vice-President General Election Tuesday, November 2, 1948 (Richmond, 1948)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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