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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
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia December 11, 2010 01:08pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1952
NameDwight D. 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 D. 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
MAP
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 E. Stevenson II Sen. Estes Kefauver Unpledged Gov. Frank J. Lausche Rep. John W. McCormack (I) (W) President Dwight D. Eisenhower Others
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
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 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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
D Eleanor Roosevelt
D J. Howard McGrath
IndP 6921
D Dodge Landesman
Laf-W Craverguy
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. W. Averell Harriman Gov. Robert B. Meyner Sen. John F. Kennedy President Harry S. Truman Sen. W. Stuart Symington Gov. Paul A. Dever Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
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 $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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
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May 21, 1956 09:00pm May 21, 1956 10:00pm Debate Stevenson-Kefauver Primary Debate  Chronicler 

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