1956 United States presidential election in Ohio

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United States presidential election in Ohio, 1956

← 1952 November 6, 1956 1960 →
  Dwight David Eisenhower, photo portrait by Bachrach, 1952.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai E. Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Pennsylvania[1][2] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon Estes Kefauver
Electoral vote 25 0
Popular vote 2,262,610 1,439,655
Percentage 61.11% 38.89%

Ohio Presidential Election Results 1956.svg
County Results

President before election

Dwight Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

Dwight Eisenhower
Republican

The 1956 United States presidential election in Ohio took place on November 6, 1956 throughout all 48 states, which was part of the 1956 United States presidential election. Voters chose 25 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Ohio was won by the Eisenhower/Nixon ticket.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1960[3]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower Richard Nixon 2,262,610 61.11% 25
Democratic Adlai Stevenson II Estes Kefauver 1,439655 38.89% 0
Totals 3,702,265 100.00% 25

Results by county[edit]

Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Margin Total votes cast[4]
County # % # % # % #
Adams 5,637 59.14% 3,894 40.86% 1,743 18.29% 9,531
Allen 28,388 70.22% 12,042 29.78% 16,346 40.43% 40,430
Ashland 12,792 73.41% 4,634 26.59% 8,158 46.82% 17,426
Ashtabula 24,165 64.68% 13,195 35.32% 10,970 29.36% 37,360
Athens 10,794 64.43% 5,959 35.57% 4,835 28.86% 16,753
Auglaize 11,453 72.07% 4,438 27.93% 7,015 44.14% 15,891
Belmont 19,230 50.31% 18,991 49.69% 239 0.63% 38,221
Brown 5,690 56.70% 4,346 43.30% 1,344 13.39% 10,036
Butler 41,785 63.20% 24,331 36.80% 17,454 26.40% 66,116
Carroll 5,916 69.55% 2,590 30.45% 3,326 39.10% 8,506
Champaign 8,767 69.48% 3,851 30.52% 4,916 38.96% 12,618
Clark 28,767 61.94% 17,680 38.06% 11,087 23.87% 46,447
Clermont 14,914 62.30% 9,026 37.70% 5,888 24.59% 23,940
Clinton 7,919 70.07% 3,382 29.93% 4,537 40.15% 11,301
Columbiana 28,783 66.47% 14,516 33.53% 14,267 32.95% 43,299
Coshocton 9,549 66.60% 4,789 33.40% 4,760 33.20% 14,338
Crawford 13,763 70.46% 5,769 29.54% 7,994 40.93% 19,532
Cuyahoga 353,474 53.72% 304,558 46.28% 48,916 7.43% 658,032
Darke 13,447 65.32% 7,138 34.68% 6,309 30.65% 20,585
Defiance 8,786 69.03% 3,941 30.97% 4,845 38.07% 12,727
Delaware 10,739 72.88% 3,997 27.12% 6,742 45.75% 14,736
Erie 14,771 70.18% 6,276 29.82% 8,495 40.36% 21,047
Fairfield 15,647 65.24% 8,337 34.76% 7,310 30.48% 23,984
Fayette 6,696 66.00% 3,449 34.00% 3,247 32.01% 10,145
Franklin 151,544 65.78% 78,852 34.22% 72,692 31.55% 230,396
Fulton 9,030 77.50% 2,622 22.50% 6,408 54.99% 11,652
Gallia 7,040 70.99% 2,877 29.01% 4,163 41.98% 9,917
Geauga 10,971 69.49% 4,818 30.51% 6,153 38.97% 15,789
Greene 15,471 61.07% 9,861 38.93% 5,610 22.15% 25,332
Guernsey 10,224 66.51% 5,149 33.49% 5,075 33.01% 15,373
Hamilton 222,009 66.11% 113,797 33.89% 108,212 32.22% 335,806
Hancock 15,713 74.82% 5,289 25.18% 10,424 49.63% 21,002
Hardin 9,049 66.51% 4,556 33.49% 4,493 33.02% 13,605
Harrison 5,444 65.79% 2,831 34.21% 2,613 31.58% 8,275
Henry 8,164 74.63% 2,775 25.37% 5,389 49.26% 10,939
Highland 8,397 63.50% 4,826 36.50% 3,571 27.01% 13,223
Hocking 4,925 59.63% 3,334 40.37% 1,591 19.26% 8,259
Holmes 3,955 68.78% 1,795 31.22% 2,160 37.57% 5,750
Huron 12,208 73.43% 4,418 26.57% 7,790 46.85% 16,626
Jackson 8,106 64.65% 4,432 35.35% 3,674 29.30% 12,538
Jefferson 22,162 50.52% 21,703 49.48% 459 1.05% 43,865
Knox 12,347 71.35% 4,958 28.65% 7,389 42.70% 17,305
Lake 31,017 61.14% 19,718 38.86% 11,299 22.27% 50,735
Lawrence 12,607 62.72% 7,492 37.28% 5,115 25.45% 20,099
Licking 21,912 67.44% 10,581 32.56% 11,331 34.87% 32,493
Logan 11,229 72.66% 4,226 27.34% 7,003 45.31% 15,455
Lorain 40,340 60.11% 26,774 39.89% 13,566 20.21% 67,114
Lucas 100,501 53.15% 88,598 46.85% 11,903 6.29% 189,099
Madison 6,483 69.28% 2,875 30.72% 3,608 38.56% 9,358
Mahoning 63,992 51.98% 59,126 48.02% 4,866 3.95% 123,118
Marion 15,125 67.07% 7,425 32.93% 7,700 34.15% 22,550
Medina 15,155 70.42% 6,365 29.58% 8,790 40.85% 21,520
Meigs 6,593 70.32% 2,783 29.68% 3,810 40.64% 9,376
Mercer 9,456 68.88% 4,272 31.12% 5,184 37.76% 13,728
Miami 20,135 68.57% 9,229 31.43% 10,906 37.14% 29,364
Monroe 3,738 59.18% 2,578 40.82% 1,160 18.37% 6,316
Montgomery 107,278 58.45% 76,270 41.55% 31,008 16.89% 183,548
Morgan 4,134 73.82% 1,466 26.18% 2,668 47.64% 5,600
Morrow 5,885 71.56% 2,339 28.44% 3,546 43.12% 8,224
Muskingum 22,788 69.27% 10,110 30.73% 12,678 38.54% 32,898
Noble 3,861 66.52% 1,943 33.48% 1,918 33.05% 5,804
Ottawa 8,806 62.98% 5,176 37.02% 3,630 25.96% 13,982
Paulding 4,885 69.24% 2,170 30.76% 2,715 38.48% 7,055
Perry 7,511 64.56% 4,123 35.44% 3,388 29.12% 11,634
Pickaway 6,956 60.67% 4,509 39.33% 2,447 21.34% 11,465
Pike 3,447 47.15% 3,863 52.85% -416 -5.69% 7,310
Portage 18,943 59.07% 13,128 40.93% 5,815 18.13% 32,071
Preble 8,099 63.91% 4,574 36.09% 3,525 27.82% 12,673
Putnam 8,408 70.38% 3,538 29.62% 4,870 40.77% 11,946
Richland 26,098 65.78% 13,578 34.22% 12,520 31.56% 39,676
Ross 13,036 63.73% 7,418 36.27% 5,618 27.47% 20,454
Sandusky 15,009 72.52% 5,687 27.48% 9,322 45.04% 20,696
Scioto 22,110 59.60% 14,985 40.40% 7,125 19.21% 37,095
Seneca 17,728 73.90% 6,260 26.10% 11,468 47.81% 23,988
Shelby 9,452 67.67% 4,515 32.33% 4,937 35.35% 13,967
Stark 83,667 62.85% 49,445 37.15% 34,222 25.71% 133,112
Summit 102,872 52.42% 93,378 47.58% 9,494 4.84% 196,250
Trumbull 43,936 57.17% 32,913 42.83% 11,023 14.34% 76,849
Tuscarawas 19,876 60.63% 12,908 39.37% 6,968 21.25% 32,784
Union 7,575 74.06% 2,653 25.94% 4,922 48.12% 10,228
Van Wert 9,834 70.03% 4,208 29.97% 5,626 40.07% 14,042
Vinton 2,998 61.01% 1,916 38.99% 1,082 22.02% 4,914
Warren 13,673 65.53% 7,193 34.47% 6,480 31.06% 20,866
Washington 13,927 69.65% 6,068 30.35% 7,859 39.30% 19,995
Wayne 19,469 73.60% 6,984 26.40% 12,485 47.20% 26,453
Williams 9,784 75.21% 3,225 24.79% 6,559 50.42% 13,009
Wood 16,844 66.32% 8,553 33.68% 8,291 32.65% 25,397
Wyandot 6,807 73.18% 2,495 26.82% 4,312 46.36% 9,302
Totals 2,262,610 61.11% 1,439,655 38.89% 822,955 22.23% 3,702,265

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "The Presidents". David Leip. Retrieved September 27, 2017. Eisenhower's home state for the 1956 Election was Pennsylvania
  3. ^ Leip, David (2016). "1956 Presidential General Election Results – Ohio". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections:.
  4. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 352-353 ISBN 0405077114