1948 Presidential General Election Results - California
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Harry TrumanAlben BarkleyDemocrat 1,913,134 47.57%25
Thomas DeweyEarl WarrenRepublican 1,895,269 47.13%0
Henry WallaceGlen TaylorInd. - Prog. 190,381 4.73%0
Claude WatsonDale LearnProhibition 16,926 0.42%0
YOther (+) - - 5,828 0.14%0
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Demographic Data

1950 Population:10,586,223Enum.1950 Population Density:26.2persons/km2
1940 Population:6,907,387Enum.1940 Population Density:17.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:25
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:4.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, comp., "Presidential Electors," State of California Statement of Vote General Election November 2, 1948 (Sacramento, 1948)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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