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Electoral Results 1948 - 1976

1948

Election Results

Election1948
PresidentHarry S. Truman [D]
Main OpponentThomas E. Dewey [R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  303Main Opponent:  189Total/Majority:  531/266
Popular VoteWinner:  24,179,345Main Opponent:  21,991,291
Votes for OthersJ. Strom Thurmond (39)
Vice PresidentAlben W. Barkely (303)
V.P. OpponentsEarl Warren (189), Fielding L. Wright (39)
NotesState's Rights Party candidate Thurmond received 1,169,021 popular votes for President. Progressive Party candidate Henry A. Wallace received 1,157,172 popular votes for President, but no electoral votes.

 

 Vote By State

For PresidentALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Harry S. Truman, of Missouri-49256--812428-10-11---16-11-154-3--4-14-2510--4--11234-1188123303
Thomas E. Dewey, of New York-----83----13-8--58-19----6-416-47-4--635--4---3-----189
J. Strom Thurmond, of South Carolina11--------------10-----9---------------8-1--------39
For Vice-President:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Alben W. Barkley, of Kentucky-49256--812428-10-11---16-11-154-3--4-14-2510--4--11234-1188123303
Earl Warren, of California-----83----13-8--58-19----6-416-47-4--635--4---3-----189
Fielding L. Wright, of Mississippi11--------------10-----9---------------8-1--------39
Total Electoral Vote:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
 1149256838124281310811105816191191546341644714425106354841223431188123531

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1952

Election Results

Election1952
PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower [R]
Main OpponentAdlai Stevenson [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  442Main Opponent:  89Total/Majority:  531/266
Popular VoteWinner:  33,936,234Main Opponent:  27,314,992
Vice PresidentRichard M. Nixon (442)
V.P. OpponentJohn Sparkman (89)

 

Vote By State

For PresidentALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Dwight D. Eisenhower, of New York-4-3268310-42713108--59162011-13463416445-42586324-4112443129-123442
Adlai Stevenson, of Illinois11-8-----12-----1010-----8--------14------8-------8--89
For Vice-President:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Richard M. Nixon, of California-4-3268310-42713108--59162011-13463416445-42586324-4112443129-123442
John Sparkman, of Alabama11-8-----12-----1010-----8--------14------8-------8--89
Total Electoral Vote:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
 1148326831012427131081010591620118134634164451442586324841124431298123531

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1956

Election Results

Election1956
PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower [R]
Main OpponentAdlai Stevenson [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  457Main Opponent:  73Total/Majority:  531/266
Popular VoteWinner:  35,590,472Main Opponent:  26,022,752
Votes for OthersWalter B. Jones (1)
Vice PresidentRichard M. Nixon (457)
V.P. OpponentsEstes Kefauver (73), Herman Talmadge (1)
NotesAn Alabama elector voted for Jones and Talmadge.

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Dwight D. Eisenhower, of New York-4-3268310-42713108101059162011--463416445-42586324-41124431298123457
Adlai Stevenson, of Illinois10-8-----12------------813-------14------8----------73
Walter B. Jones, of Alabama1-----------------------------------------------1
For Vice-President:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Richard M. Nixon, of California-4-3268310-42713108101059162011--463416445-42586324-41124431298123457
Estes Kefauver, of Tennessee10-8-----12------------813-------14------8----------73
Herman Talmadge, of Georgia1-----------------------------------------------1
Total Electoral Vote:ALAZARCACOCTDEFLGAIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
 1148326831012427131081010591620118134634164451442586324841124431298123531

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1960

Election Results

Election1960
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy [D]
Main OpponentRichard M. Nixon [R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  303Main Opponent:  219Total/Majority:  537/269
Popular VoteWinner:  34,226,731Main Opponent:  34,108,157
Votes for OthersHarry F. Byrd (15)
Vice PresidentLyndon B. Johnson (303)
V.P. OpponentsHenry Cabot Lodge (219), J. Strom Thurmond (14), Barry Goldwater (1)
NotesByrd received electoral votes for President from Alabama (6), Mississippi (8) and Oklahoma (1). Thurmond received electoral votes for Vice President from Alabama (6) and Mississippi (8). Goldwater received 1 electoral vote for Vice President from Oklahoma. John F. Kennedy was assassinated November 22, 1963. He was succeeded by Lyndon B. Johnson.

 

 Vote By State

For President:ALAKAZARCACOCTDEFLGAHIIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
John F. Kennedy, of Massachusetts5--8--83-123-27----10-9162011-13--3-1644514----3248--24----8--303
Richard M. Nixon, of California-34-326--10--4-1310810-5------46-4----42576---411-43129-123219
Harry F. Byrd, of Virginia6----------------------8-----------1--------------15
For Vice-President:ALAKAZARCACOCTDEFLGAHIIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
Lyndon B. Johnson, of Texas5--8--83-123-27----10-9162011-13--3-1644514----3248--24----8--303
Henry Cabot Lodge, of Massachusetts-34-326--10--4-1310810-5------46-4----42576---411-43129-123219
Strom Thurmond, of South Carolina6----------------------8--------------------------14
Barry Goldwater, of Arizona-----------------------------------1--------------1
Total Electoral Vote:ALAKAZARCACOCTDEFLGAHIIDILINIAKSKYLAMEMDMAMIMNMSMOMTNENVNHNJNMNYNCNDOHOKORPARISCSDTNTXUTVTVAWAWVWIWYTotal
 113483268310123427131081010591620118134634164451442586324841124431298123537
*John F. Kennedy, the thirty-fourth President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The duties of the Presidential office devolving, in this event, upon the Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson, he accordingly took the oath of office at Dallas, Tex., on November 22, 1963.

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1964

Election Results

Election1964
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson [D]
Main OpponentBarry M. Goldwater [R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  486Main Opponent:  52Total/Majority:  538/270
Popular VoteWinner:  43,129,566Main Opponent:  27,178,188
Vice PresidentHubert H. Humphrey (486)
V.P. OpponentWilliam E. Miller (52)

 

 Vote By State

StateElectoral Vote of each StateFor PresidentFor Vice-President
Lyndon B. Johnson, of TexasBarry M. Goldwater, of ArizonaHubert H. Humphrey, of MinnesotaWilliam E. Miller, of New York
Alabama10-10-10
Alaska33-3-
Arizona5-5-5
Arkansas66-6-
California4040-40-
Colorado66-6-
Connecticut88-8-
Delaware33-3-
District of Columbia33-3-
Florida1414-14-
Georgia12-12-12
Hawaii44-4-
Idaho44-4-
Illinois2626-26-
Indiana1313-13-
Iowa99-9-
Kansas77-7-
Kentucky99-9-
Louisiana10-10-10
Maine44-4-
Maryland1010-10-
Massachusetts1414-14-
Michigan2121-21-
Minnesota1010-10-
Mississippi7-7-7
Missouri1212-12-
Montana44-4-
Nebraska55-5-
Nevada33-3-
New Hampshire44-4-
New Jersey1717-17-
New Mexico44-4-
New York4343-43-
North Carolina1313-13-
North Dakota44-4-
Ohio2626-26-
Oklahoma88-8-
Oregon66-6-
Pennsylvania2929-29-
Rhode Island44-4-
South Carolina8-8-8
South Dakota44-4-
Tennessee1111-11-
Texas2525-25-
Utah44-4-
Vermont33-3-
Virginia1212-12-
Washington99-9-
West Virginia77-7-
Wisconsin1212-12-
Wyoming33-3-
Total5384865248652

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1968

Election Results

Election1968
PresidentRichard M. Nixon [R]
Main OpponentHubert H. Humphrey [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  301Main Opponent:  191Total/Majority:  538/270
Popular VoteWinner:  31,785,480Main Opponent:  31,275,166
Votes for OthersGeorge C. Wallace (46)
Vice PresidentSpiro T. Agnew (301)
V.P. OpponentsEdmund Muskie (191), Curtis E. LeMay (46)
NotesAmerican Independent Party candidate Wallace received 9,906,473 popular votes for President.

 

 Vote By State

StateElectoral Vote of each StateFor PresidentFor Vice-President
Richard M. Nixon, of New YorkHubert H. Humphrey, of MinnesotaGeorge C. Wallace, of AlabamaSpiro T. Agnew, of MarylandEdmund S. Muskie, of MaineCurtis E. LeMay, of California
Alabama10--10--10
Alaska33--3--
Arizona55--5--
Arkansas6--6--6
California4040--40--
Colorado66--6--
Connecticut8-8--8-
Delaware33--3--
District of Columbia3-3--3-
Florida1414--14--
Georgia12--12--12
Hawaii4-4--4-
Idaho44--4--
Illinois2626--26--
Indiana1313--13--
Iowa99--9--
Kansas77--7--
Kentucky99--9--
Louisiana10--10--10
Maine4-4--4-
Maryland10-10--10-
Massachusetts14-14--14-
Michigan21-21--21-
Minnesota10-10--10-
Mississippi7--7--7
Missouri1212--12--
Montana44--4--
Nebraska55--5--
Nevada33--3--
New Hampshire44--4--
New Jersey1717--17--
New Mexico44--4--
New York43-43--43-
North Carolina1312-112-1
North Dakota44--4--
Ohio2626--26--
Oklahoma88--8--
Oregon66--6--
Pennsylvania29-29--29-
Rhode Island4-4--4-
South Carolina88--8--
South Dakota44--4--
Tennessee1111--11--
Texas25-25--25-
Utah44--4--
Vermont33--3--
Virginia1212--12--
Washington9-9--9-
West Virginia7-7--7-
Wisconsin1212--12--
Wyoming33--3--
Total5383011914630119146

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1972

Election Results

Election1972
PresidentRichard M. Nixon [R]
Main OpponentGeorge S. McGovern [D]
Electoral VoteWinner:  520Main Opponent:  17Total/Majority:  538/270
Popular VoteWinner:  47,169,911Main Opponent:  29,170,383
Votes for OthersJohn Hospers (1)
Vice PresidentSpiro T. Agnew (520)
V.P. OpponentsR. Sargent Shriver (17), Theodora Nathan (1)
NotesSpiro T. Agnew resigned as Vice President October 10, 1973. He was succeeded by Gerald R. Ford. Richard M. Nixon resigned as President August 9, 1974. He was succeeded by Gerald R. Ford. V.P. Ford was succeeded by Nelson A. Rockefeller.

 

 Vote By State

StateElectoral Vote of each StateFor PresidentFor Vice-President
Richard M. Nixon, of New YorkGeorge McGovern, of South DakotaJohn Hospers, of CaliforniaSpiro T. Agnew, of MarylandR. Sargent Shriver, of MarylandTheodora Nathan, of Oregon
Alabama99--9--
Alaska33--3--
Arizona66--6--
Arkansas66--6--
California4545--45--
Colorado77--7--
Connecticut88--8--
Delaware33--3--
District of Columbia3-3--3-
Florida1717--17--
Georgia1212--12--
Hawaii44--4--
Idaho44--4--
Illinois2626--26--
Indiana1313--13--
Iowa88--8--
Kansas77--7--
Kentucky99--9--
Louisiana1010--10--
Maine44--4--
Maryland1010--10--
Massachusetts14-14--14-
Michigan2121--21--
Minnesota1010--10--
Mississippi77--7--
Missouri1212--12--
Montana44--4--
Nebraska55--5--
Nevada33--3--
New Hampshire44--4--
New Jersey1717--17--
New Mexico44--4--
New York4141--41--
North Carolina1313--13--
North Dakota33--3--
Ohio2525--25--
Oklahoma88--8--
Oregon66--6--
Pennsylvania2727--27--
Rhode Island44--4--
South Carolina88--8--
South Dakota44--4--
Tennessee1010--10--
Texas2626--26--
Utah44--4--
Vermont33--3--
Virginia1211-111-1
Washington99--9--
West Virginia66--6--
Wisconsin1111--11--
Wyoming33--3--
Total538520171520171
*Spiro T. Agnew resigned as Vice President on Oct. 10, 1973. Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as Vice President on Dec. 6, 1973. Richard M. Nixon resigned as President on Aug. 9, 1974, and Gerald R. Ford was sworn in as President on the same date. Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as Vice President on Dec. 19, 1974

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig

1976

Election Results

Election1976
PresidentJimmy Carter [D]
Main OpponentGerald R. Ford [R]
Electoral VoteWinner:  297Main Opponent:  240Total/Majority:  538/270
Popular VoteWinner:  40,830,763Main Opponent:  39,147,793
Votes for OthersRonald Reagan (1)
Vice PresidentWalter F. Mondale (297)
V.P. OpponentRobert Dole (241)
NotesA Washington (State) elector voted for Ronald Reagan.
 

 

 Vote By State

 

Sources:

  1. 1824 through 1988: Presidential Elections: 1789 - 1996, published by Congressional Quarterly Inc., Washington D.C.
  2. 1992 through present: State Certificates of Ascertainment as submitted to the Office of the Federal Register.

Party Key

[D] = Democrat
[D-LR] = Democrat-Liberal Republican
[D-P] = Democrat-Populist
[D-R] = Democrat-Republican
[F] = Federalist
[N-R] = National-Republican
[P] = Progressive [R] = Republican
[W] = Whig