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OfficeVice President
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1956 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 13, 1956 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 17, 1956 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1957 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1961 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedChronicler November 01, 2006 06:33pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris

Most votes received by candidates for party vice presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
Description
VP Balloting - DNC 1956
Contender1st Ballot2d Before Shifts2d After Shifts
Estes Kefauver TN466.5551.5 755.5
John F. Kennedy MA 294.5618 589
Albert A. Gore TN 178110.5 13.5
Robert F. Wagner NY 162.5 9.5 6
Hubert H. Humphrey MN 134 74.5 2
Scattering 136.5 1.5 6
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1952
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes442 (83.24%)
Term01/20/1953 - 01/20/1957 Margin353 (+66.48%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameRichard M. Nixon Votes457 (86.06%)
Term01/20/1957 - 01/20/1961 Margin384 (+72.32%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS Vice President 11/06/1956
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Estes Kefauver Sen. John F. Kennedy Sen. Albert A. Gore, Sr. Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey Gov. Luther H. Hodges Pitt Tyson Maner
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
Uncertified Votes756 (38.09%) 618 (31.13%) 178 (8.97%) 163 (8.21%) 135 (6.80%) 40 (2.02%) 33 (1.66%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -138 (-6.95%) -578 (-29.12%) -593 (-29.87%) -621 (-31.28%) -716 (-36.07%) -723 (-36.42%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
Laf-W Craverguy
I TX_Socialist
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
D InspectorMorse
D John
D Dodge Landesman
J Dr. Cynic
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. LeRoy Collins Sen. Clinton Presba Anderson Gov. Frank G. Clement Attorney General Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson Sen. W. Stuart Symington  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Website  
Uncertified Votes29 (1.46%) 16 (0.81%) 14 (0.71%) 1 (0.05%) 1 (0.05%) 1 (0.05%)  
Margin-727 (-36.62%) -740 (-37.28%) -742 (-37.38%) -755 (-38.04%) -755 (-38.04%) -755 (-38.04%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
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