1956 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

us-map1956 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

The United States presidential election of 1956 was the 43rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956. The popular incumbent President, Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower, successfully ran for re-election. The election was a re-match of 1952, as Eisenhower's opponent in 1956 was Adlai Stevenson, a former Illinois governor, whom Eisenhower had defeated four years earlier.

1956 US Presidential Election Result
 

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral Running mate
Count Pct vote Vice-presidential candidate Home state Elect. vote
Dwight D. Eisenhower(Incumbent) Republican Pennsylvania 3,55,79,180 57.37% 457 Richard Nixon California 457
Adlai Stevenson Democratic Illinois 2,60,28,028 41.97% 73 Estes Kefauver Tennessee 73
(Unpledged electors) (n/a) (n/a) 1,96,145 0.32% 0 (n/a) (n/a) 0
T. Coleman Andrews States' Rights Virginia 1,07,929 0.17% 0 Thomas Werdel California 0
Eric Hass Socialist Labor New York 44,300 0.07% 0 Georgia Cozzini Wisconsin 0
Enoch A. Holtwick Prohibition Illinois 41,937 0.07% 0 Edwin M. Cooper California 0
Walter Burgwyn Jones Democratic Alabama (a) (a) 1 Herman Talmadge Georgia 1
Other 23,809 0.04% Other
Total 6,20,21,328 100% 531   531
Needed to win 266   266

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