1948 United States presidential election in Louisiana
All 10 Louisiana votes to the Electoral College
|Elections in Louisiana|
The 1948 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Louisiana voters chose ten representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Louisiana was won by Governor Strom Thurmond (DX–South Carolina), running with Governor Fielding L. Wright, with 49.07% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Harry S. Truman (D–Missouri), running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 32.75% of the popular vote, and Governor Thomas Dewey (R–New York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 17.45% of the popular vote.
|Democratic||Harry S. Truman (inc.)||136,344||32.75%|
|Progressive||Henry A. Wallace||3,035||0.73%|
- "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- "1948 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
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