1956 Presidential General Election Results - Alabama
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 280,844 56.52%10
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 195,694 39.39%0
Unpledged Elector-Independent 20,323 4.09%0
Write-in-- 10 0.00%0
YOther - - 0 0.00%1
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Election Notes:
  • One Stevenson Elector cast his ballot for Walter Jones (President) and Herman Talmadge (Vice President)
Demographic Data

1960 Population:3,266,740Enum.1960 Population Density:24.9persons/km2
1950 Population:3,061,743Enum.1950 Population Density:23.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11
Land Area (2000):131,426km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Alabama Department of Archives and History, "Alabama Election Statistics Recapitulation Sheet, General Election, November 6, 1956," Alabama Official and Statistical Register 1963 (Mongomery: Walker Printing Company, 1963)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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