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Parents > United States > South Carolina > President
Parent RaceUS President National Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.20% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRBH December 29, 2011 08:53pm
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Description The Independent Electors were technically unpledged but they promised to support a ticket of Harry Byrd for President and John Bell Williams for Vice President. But neither Byrd's or Williams' name appeared on the ballot.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1952
NameAdlai Ewing Stevenson II Votes173,004 (50.72%)
Term01/20/1953 - 01/20/1957 Margin4,922 (+1.44%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy Votes198,129 (51.24%)
Term01/20/1961 - 01/20/1965 Margin9,571 (+2.48%)
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Name Gov. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Independent Electors (I) President Dwight David Eisenhower (W) IRS Commissioner Thomas Coleman Andrews  
PartyDemocratic Independent Republican Independent  
Uncertified Votes136,372 (45.37%) 88,509 (29.45%) 75,700 (25.18%) 2 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -47,863 (-15.92%) -60,672 (-20.18%) -136,370 (-45.37%)  
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