1956 United States presidential election in North Dakota

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All 4 North Dakota votes to the Electoral College
 
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Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Pennsylvania[a] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon Estes Kefauver
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 156,766 96,742
Percentage 61.7% 38.1%

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County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

The 1956 United States presidential election in North Dakota took place on November 6, 1956, as part of the 1956 United States presidential election. Voters chose four[3] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Dakota was won by incumbent President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RPennsylvania), running with Vice President Richard Nixon, with 61.72% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Tennessee Senator Estes Kefauver, with 38.09% of the popular vote.[4][5]

Results

1956 United States presidential election in North Dakota
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower (inc.) 156,766 61.72%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 96,742 38.09%
For America T. Coleman Andrews 483 0.19%
Total votes 253,991 100%

Results by county

County[6] Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Thomas Coleman Andrews
For America
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # %
Adams 1,338 64.86% 723 35.05% 2 0.10% 615 29.81% 2,063
Barnes 4,475 61.99% 2,730 37.82% 14 0.19% 1,745 24.17% 7,219
Benson 2,340 55.67% 1,851 44.04% 12 0.29% 489 11.63% 4,203
Billings 437 63.43% 248 35.99% 4 0.58% 189 27.43% 689
Bottineau 2,923 62.91% 1,718 36.98% 5 0.11% 1,205 25.94% 4,646
Bowman 1,007 58.34% 715 41.43% 4 0.23% 292 16.92% 1,726
Burke 1,415 59.98% 936 39.68% 8 0.34% 479 20.31% 2,359
Burleigh 9,199 73.79% 3,231 25.92% 37 0.30% 5,968 47.87% 12,467
Cass 16,932 63.25% 9,821 36.69% 17 0.06% 7,111 26.56% 26,770
Cavalier 2,450 57.04% 1,836 42.75% 9 0.21% 614 14.30% 4,295
Dickey 2,327 61.72% 1,435 38.06% 8 0.21% 892 23.66% 3,770
Divide 1,296 51.99% 1,194 47.89% 3 0.12% 102 4.09% 2,493
Dunn 1,567 59.63% 1,055 40.14% 6 0.23% 512 19.48% 2,628
Eddy 1,239 56.01% 973 43.99% 0 0.00% 266 12.03% 2,212
Emmons 2,789 77.11% 825 22.81% 3 0.08% 1,964 54.30% 3,617
Foster 1,234 53.51% 1,062 46.05% 10 0.43% 172 7.46% 2,306
Golden Valley 824 58.98% 567 40.59% 6 0.43% 257 18.40% 1,397
Grand Forks 10,289 62.17% 6,231 37.65% 30 0.18% 4,058 24.52% 16,550
Grant 1,872 72.03% 718 27.63% 9 0.35% 1,154 44.40% 2,599
Griggs 1,212 50.78% 1,173 49.14% 2 0.08% 39 1.63% 2,387
Hettinger 1,882 70.17% 796 29.68% 4 0.15% 1,086 40.49% 2,682
Kidder 1,523 68.08% 708 31.65% 6 0.27% 815 36.43% 2,237
LaMoure 2,433 58.85% 1,694 40.98% 7 0.17% 739 17.88% 4,134
Logan 1,807 76.63% 547 23.20% 4 0.17% 1,260 53.44% 2,358
McHenry 3,019 62.12% 1,825 37.55% 16 0.33% 1,194 24.57% 4,860
McIntosh 2,689 84.22% 498 15.60% 6 0.19% 2,191 68.62% 3,193
McKenzie 1,609 53.15% 1,405 46.42% 13 0.43% 204 6.74% 3,027
McLean 3,653 58.17% 2,609 41.54% 18 0.29% 1,044 16.62% 6,280
Mercer 2,555 79.18% 666 20.64% 6 0.19% 1,889 58.54% 3,227
Morton 5,232 66.31% 2,628 33.31% 30 0.38% 2,604 33.00% 7,890
Mountrail 1,699 47.23% 1,891 52.57% 7 0.19% -192 -5.34% 3,597
Nelson 1,821 50.35% 1,794 49.60% 2 0.06% 27 0.75% 3,617
Oliver 788 73.03% 279 25.86% 12 1.11% 509 47.17% 1,079
Pembina 3,077 61.82% 1,887 37.91% 13 0.26% 1,190 23.91% 4,977
Pierce 1,997 59.75% 1,340 40.10% 5 0.15% 657 19.66% 3,342
Ramsey 3,821 64.44% 2,103 35.46% 6 0.10% 1,718 28.97% 5,930
Ransom 2,361 56.56% 1,808 43.32% 5 0.12% 553 13.25% 4,174
Renville 1,035 50.22% 1,025 49.73% 1 0.05% 10 0.49% 2,061
Richland 4,971 60.96% 3,171 38.89% 12 0.15% 1,800 22.08% 8,154
Rolette 1,444 45.44% 1,728 54.37% 6 0.19% -284 -8.94% 3,178
Sargent 1,662 52.90% 1,473 46.88% 7 0.22% 189 6.02% 3,142
Sheridan 1,646 77.71% 472 22.29% 0 0.00% 1,174 55.43% 2,118
Sioux 718 59.98% 476 39.77% 3 0.25% 242 20.22% 1,197
Slope 433 51.98% 397 47.66% 3 0.36% 36 4.32% 833
Stark 4,251 70.38% 1,778 29.44% 11 0.18% 2,473 40.94% 6,040
Steele 1,188 50.83% 1,148 49.12% 1 0.04% 40 1.71% 2,337
Stutsman 5,718 59.85% 3,825 40.04% 11 0.12% 1,893 19.81% 9,554
Towner 1,391 54.25% 1,169 45.59% 4 0.16% 222 8.66% 2,564
Traill 3,090 61.04% 1,969 38.90% 3 0.06% 1,121 22.15% 5,062
Walsh 3,946 54.81% 3,238 44.97% 16 0.22% 708 9.83% 7,200
Ward 9,042 60.96% 5,762 38.85% 28 0.19% 3,280 22.11% 14,832
Wells 2,912 66.87% 1,434 32.93% 9 0.21% 1,478 33.94% 4,355
Williams 4,188 50.07% 4,157 49.70% 19 0.23% 31 0.37% 8,364
Totals 156,766 61.72% 96,742 38.09% 483 0.19% 60,024 23.63% 253,991

See also

Notes

  1. ^ 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.[2]

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1956 – Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "The Presidents". David Leip. Retrieved September 27, 2017. Eisenhower's home state for the 1956 Election was Pennsylvania
  3. ^ "1956 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "1956 Presidential General Election Results – North Dakota". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project – Election of 1956". Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "ND US President Race, November 06, 1956". Our Campaigns.