1948 Presidential Election Interactive Map

266 electoral votes to win
303
Truman (D)
189
Dewey (R)
39
Thurmond (SR)
Undecided 0
1948 Actual
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1948 Election Facts
  • 22nd Amendment ratified in this cycle: Limits Presidents to two elected terms
  • Thurmond nominated by splinter group of Southern Democrats upset over Civil Rights in Democratic platform
  • Progressive candidate Henry A. Wallace received 1,157,172 votes, but no Electoral Votes
  • Truman won Tennessee; however one Elector cast a vote for Thurmond
  • Issues of the Day: Marshall Plan, Berlin Airlift
1948 Actual
Harry S. Truman (D) (I)
    Electoral 303
    Popular 24,105,695
Thomas E. Dewey (R)
    Electoral 189
    Popular 21,969,170
J. Strom Thurmond (SR)
    Electoral 39
    Popular 1,169,021
Henry A. Wallace (P)
    Electoral 0
    Popular 1,157,328
(D) Democratic
(R) Republican
(SR) States' Rights Democratic
(P) Progressive
(I) Incumbent


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