1948 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 1,902,197 50.93%35
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 1,752,426 46.92%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorProgressive 55,161 1.48%0
Norman ThomasTucker SmithSocialist 11,325 0.30%0
Claude WatsonDale LearnProhibition 10,338 0.28%0
Farrell DobbsGrace CarlsonMilitant Workers 2,133 0.06%0
Edward TeichertStephen EmeryIndustrial Gov't 1,461 0.04%0
Write-ins-- 107 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:10,498,012Enum.1950 Population Density:90.4persons/km2
1940 Population:9,900,180Enum.1940 Population Density:85.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:35
Land Area (2000):116,074km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Pennsylvania Bureau of Publications, "Votes Cast for Presidential Electors of President and Vice-President on November 2, 1948," The Pennsylvania Manual 1949-1950 (Harrisburg, 1949)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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