1956 Presidential General Election Results - Kentucky
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 572,192 54.30%10
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 476,453 45.21%0
Harry ByrdWilliam JennerStates' Rights 2,657 0.25%0
YOther (+) - - 2,503 0.24%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:3,038,156Enum.1960 Population Density:29.5persons/km2
1950 Population:2,944,806Enum.1950 Population Density:28.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10
Land Area (2000):102,896km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Kentucky Secretary of State, Official Tabulation of Votes Cast at the General Election in Kentucky on November 6, 1956, for the Nominees for the Office of President and Vice President (Frankfurt, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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