1948 United States presidential election in Maryland

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United States presidential election in Maryland, 1948

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All 8 Maryland votes to the Electoral College
  ThomasDewey.png Harry S. Truman.jpg
Nominee Thomas Dewey Harry S. Truman
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York Missouri
Running mate Earl Warren Alben W. Barkley
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 294,814 286,521
Percentage 49.4% 48.0%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

The 1948 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Maryland voters chose eight[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Maryland was won by Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 49.40% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Harry S. Truman (DMissouri), running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 48.01% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1948
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas Dewey 294,814 49.40%
Democratic Harry S. Truman (inc.) 286,521 48.01%
Progressive Henry A. Wallace 9,649 0.58%
Socialist Norman Thomas 2,941 0.49%
Write-in Strom Thurmond 2,476 0.41%
Total votes 596,735 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "1948 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland". Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved December 20, 2017.