1956 United States presidential election in North Dakota

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United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1956

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All 4 North Dakota votes to the Electoral College
  Dwight David Eisenhower, photo portrait by Bachrach, 1952.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Pennsylvania[2][3] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon Estes Kefauver
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 156,766 96,742
Percentage 61.7% 38.1%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

The 1956 United States presidential election in North Dakota took place on November 6, 1956, as part of the 1956 United States presidential election. North Dakota voters chose four[4] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Dakota was won by incumbent President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RPennsylvania), running with Vice President Richard Nixon, with 61.72% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator Estes Kefauver, with 38.09% of the popular vote.[5][6]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1956
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower (inc.) 156,766 61.72%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 96,742 38.09%
Independent T. Coleman Andrews 483 0.19%
Total votes 253,991 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1956 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  2. ^ Although he was born in Texas and grew up in Kansas before his military career, at the time of the 1952 election Eisenhower was president of Columbia University and was, officially, a resident of New York. During his first term as president, he moved his private residence to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and officially changed his residency to Pennsylvania.
  3. ^ "The Presidents". David Leip. Retrieved September 27, 2017. Eisenhower's home state for the 1956 Election was Pennsylvania
  4. ^ "1956 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "1956 Presidential General Election Results - North Dakota". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1956". Retrieved July 22, 2017.