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United States Presidential Election, 1948 (The Old Right Victorious)

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United States Presidential Election, 1948
November 6, 1948
491px-Robert a taft Harry Truman (The Old Right Victorious) Stromthurmond
Nominee Robert Taft Harry Truman Strom Thurmond
Party Republican Democratic Dixiecrat
Home state Ohio Missouri South Carolina
Running mate William Buffet Alben Barkley Fielding L. Wright
Electoral vote 322 77 38
States carried 38 6+D.C 4
Percentage 48% 37% 18%
President before election
Harry Truman
Elected President
Robert Taft

Electorlal Vote

Taft/Buffet = 415 (38 states)

Truman/Barkley = 77 (6 states)

Thurmond/Wright = 39 (4 states)

Popular Vote

Taft/Buffet = 55%

Truman/Barkley = 37%

Thurmond/Wright = 6%

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