US Election 1956

Election of 1956 Summary

The election in 1956 was basically a rematch of the one before. It featured Dwight Eisenhower from the Republicans and Adlai Stevenson from the Democratic party.

Eisenhower helped the economy recover and fulfilled his promise by bringing the American troops home from South Korea. Despite suffering a heart attack, he had a lot of momentum coming into this election.

The results in the 43rd presidential election showed that Eisenhower dominated with 457 electoral votes. Meanwhile, Adlai Stevenson only received 73 electoral votes.

Dwight Eisenhower

Thirty-forth president of the United States (second term)

Vice President: Richard Nixon
Total Electoral Votes: 457
Electoral Vote: 86%
Political Party: Republican

Dwight Eisenhower

1956 Election Timeline

1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt
1948: Harry Truman
1952: Dwight D. Eisenhower
1956: Dwight D. Eisenhower

1960: John F. Kennedy
1964: Lyndon B. Johnson
1968: Richard Nixon
1972: Richard Nixon

US Election 1956 Timeline

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