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** ** 1956 Presidential General Election Results - West Virginia ** **
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Vice Presidential
Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 449,297 54.08%8
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 381,534 45.92%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:1,860,421Enum.1960 Population Density:29.8persons/km2
1950 Population:2,005,552Enum.1950 Population Density:32.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8
Land Area (2000):62,361km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: West Virginia Secretary of State, "Vote for President of the United States," General Election Returns, 1956 (Charleston, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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