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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Popular Vote
OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1956 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 01, 1956 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1956 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 4.02% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia December 11, 2010 01:08pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1952
NameDwight David Eisenhower Votes33,936,234 (55.13%)
Term01/20/1953 - 01/20/1957 Margin6,621,242 (+10.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameDwight David Eisenhower Votes35,590,472 (57.38%)
Term01/20/1957 - 01/20/1961 Margin9,567,720 (+15.43%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/06/1956
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/01/1953 06/15/1956

CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Sen. C. Estes Kefauver Unpledged Gov. Frank J. Lausche Rep. John W. McCormack (I) (W) President Dwight David Eisenhower Others
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes3,069,504 (50.70%) 2,283,172 (37.71%) 380,300 (6.28%) 278,074 (4.59%) 26,128 (0.43%) 6,358 (0.11%) 3,610 (0.06%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -786,332 (-12.99%) -2,689,204 (-44.42%) -2,791,430 (-46.11%) -3,043,376 (-50.27%) -3,063,146 (-50.60%) -3,065,894 (-50.64%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.16%-- 19.16%-- 0.00%-- 6.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
06/15/56-06/15/56
45.00% 3.0 16.00% 10.0 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
06/01/56-06/01/56
42.00% 1.0 26.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/15/56-04/15/56
41.00% 2.0 29.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/56-04/01/56
39.00% 12.0 33.00% 15.0 0.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/56-02/01/56
51.00% 2.0 18.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/01/56-01/01/56
49.00% 2.0 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D John
DFL Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.
D Eleanor Roosevelt
D J. Howard McGrath
IndP 6921
D Dodge Landesman
Laf-W Craverguy
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
Veg Thomas Walker
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. W. Averell Harriman Gov. Robert B. Meyner Sen. John Fitzgerald Kennedy President Harry S. Truman Sen. W. Stuart Symington Gov. Paul A. Dever Sen. Lyndon Baines Johnson
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes3,368 (0.06%) 1,129 (0.02%) 949 (0.02%) 728 (0.01%) 402 (0.01%) 207 (0.00%) 2 (0.00%)
Margin-3,066,136 (-50.65%) -3,068,375 (-50.68%) -3,068,555 (-50.69%) -3,068,776 (-50.69%) -3,069,102 (-50.70%) -3,069,297 (-50.70%) -3,069,502 (-50.70%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg15.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 7.16%-- 0.00%-- 7.16%--
Gallup 
06/15/56-06/15/56
12.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 4.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 4.00% --
Gallup 
06/01/56-06/01/56
8.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 4.00% --
Gallup 
04/15/56-04/15/56
6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 4.00% 1.0
Gallup 
04/01/56-04/01/56
6.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 3.00% 1.0
Gallup 
02/01/56-02/01/56
8.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 2.00% 1.0
Gallup 
01/01/56-01/01/56
8.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 3.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Harry S. Truman
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Paul H. Douglas Speaker of the House Samuel T. Rayburn Sen. Richard B. Russell, Jr. Sen. John J. Sparkman  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Uncertified Votes0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin-3,069,504 (-50.70%) -3,069,504 (-50.70%) -3,069,504 (-50.70%) -3,069,504 (-50.70%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website  
MATCHUP POLLS (16 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg4.16%-- 5.16%-- 8.16%-- 0.00%--  
Gallup 
06/15/56-06/15/56
1.00% -- 2.00% 1.0 5.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
06/01/56-06/01/56
1.00% -- 1.00% -- 2.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/15/56-04/15/56
1.00% -- 1.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/56-04/01/56
1.00% 1.0 1.00% 3.0 4.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/56-02/01/56
2.00% 1.0 4.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/01/56-01/01/56
1.00% -- 4.00% 1.0 4.00% 2.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
May 21, 1956 09:00pm May 21, 1956 10:00pm Debate Stevenson-Kefauver Primary Debate  Chronicler 

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