1956 United States presidential election in Iowa

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United States presidential election in Iowa, 1956

← 1952 November 6, 1956[1] 1960 →

All 10 Iowa votes to the Electoral College
  Dwight David Eisenhower, photo portrait by Bachrach, 1952.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Pennsylvania[2][3] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon Estes Kefauver
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 729,187 501,858
Percentage 59.1% 40.7%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

The 1956 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 6, 1956, as part of the 1956 United States presidential election. Iowa voters chose ten[4] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Iowa was won by incumbent President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RPennsylvania), running with Vice President Richard Nixon, with 59.06% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator Estes Kefauver, with 40.65% of the popular vote.[5][6]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Iowa, 1956
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower (inc.) 729,187 59.06%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 501,858 40.65%
A.C.P. of Iowa T. Coleman Andrews 3,202 0.26%
Write-in 317 0.03%
Total votes 1,234,564 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1956 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  2. ^ Although he was born in Texas and grew up in Kansas before his military career, at the time of the 1952 election Eisenhower was president of Columbia University and was, officially, a resident of New York. During his first term as president, he moved his private residence to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and officially changed his residency to Pennsylvania.
  3. ^ "The Presidents". David Leip. Retrieved September 27, 2017. Eisenhower's home state for the 1956 Election was Pennsylvania
  4. ^ "1956 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "1956 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa". Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1956". Retrieved July 9, 2017.