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** ** 1956 Presidential General Election Results - California ** **
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Vice Presidential
Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Dwight EisenhowerRichard NixonRepublican 3,027,668 55.39%32
Adlai StevensonEstes KefauverDemocrat 2,420,135 44.27%0
Enoch HoltwickEdwin CooperProhibition 11,119 0.20%0
T. Coleman AndrewsThomas WerdelWrite-in 6,087 0.11%0
Write-in-- 819 0.01%0
Eric HassGeorgia CozziniWrite-in 300 0.01%0
Darlington HoopesSamuel FriedmanWrite-in 123 0.00%0
Farrell DobbsMyra WeissWrite-in 96 0.00%0
Gerald SmithCharles RobertsonWrite-in 8 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:15,717,204Enum.1960 Population Density:38.9persons/km2
1950 Population:10,586,223Enum.1950 Population Density:26.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:32
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:4.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, comp., "For Presidential Electors," State of California Statement of Vote General Election November 5, 1956 (Sacramento, 1956)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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