1948 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1948

← 1944 November 2, 1948[1] 1952 →

All 4 South Dakota votes to the Electoral College
  ThomasDewey.png Harry S. Truman.jpg
Nominee Thomas Dewey Harry S. Truman
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York Missouri
Running mate Earl Warren Alben W. Barkley
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 129,651 117,653
Percentage 51.8% 47.0%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

The 1948 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. South Dakota voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

South Dakota was won by Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 51.84% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Harry S. Truman (DMissouri), running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 47.04% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1948
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas Dewey 129,651 51.84%
Democratic Harry S. Truman (inc.) 117,653 47.04%
Independent Henry A. Wallace 2,801 1.12%
Total votes 250,105 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "1948 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved December 20, 2017.