1948 United States presidential election in Iowa

The 1948 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Iowa voters chose ten[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1948 United States presidential election in Iowa
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All 10 Iowa votes to the Electoral College
  Harry S Truman, bw half-length photo portrait, facing front, 1945 (cropped).jpg Thomas Dewey (3x4 crop).jpg
Nominee Harry S. Truman Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Missouri New York
Running mate Alben W. Barkley Earl Warren
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 522,380 494,018
Percentage 50.3% 47.6%

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County Results

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Iowa was won by incumbent Democratic President Harry S. Truman of neighbouring Missouri, running with Senator Alben W. Barkley, with 50.31% of the popular vote, against Governor Thomas Dewey (RNew York), running with Governor Earl Warren, with 47.58% of the popular vote.[3][4]

ResultsEdit

1948 United States presidential election in Iowa
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry S. Truman (inc.) 522,380 50.31%
Republican Thomas Dewey 494,018 47.58%
Progressive Henry A. Wallace 12,125 1.17%
Socialist Labor Edward A. Teichert 4,274 0.41%
Prohibition Claude A. Watson 3,382 0.33%
Write-in 2,093 0.20%
Total votes 1,038,272 100%

Results by countyEdit

County[5] Harry S. Truman
Democratic
Thomas E. Dewey
Republican
Henry A. Wallace
Progressive
Edward A. Teichert
Socialist Labor
Claude A. Watson
Prohibition
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Adair 2,567 46.48% 2,879 52.13% 58 1.05% 2 0.04% 16 0.29% 1 0.02% -312 -5.65% 5,523
Adams 1,817 45.29% 2,142 53.39% 23 0.57% 4 0.10% 25 0.62% 1 0.02% -325 -8.10% 4,012
Allamakee 3,172 41.06% 4,474 57.91% 58 0.75% 10 0.13% 5 0.06% 7 0.09% -1,302 -16.85% 7,726
Appanoose 4,998 53.77% 4,078 43.87% 111 1.19% 17 0.18% 81 0.87% 11 0.12% 920 9.90% 9,296
Audubon 2,840 55.11% 2,177 42.25% 114 2.21% 6 0.12% 10 0.19% 6 0.12% 663 12.87% 5,153
Benton 4,209 50.30% 3,770 45.06% 116 1.39% 233 2.78% 21 0.25% 18 0.22% 439 5.25% 8,367
Black Hawk 19,603 54.11% 16,041 44.28% 282 0.78% 123 0.34% 91 0.25% 90 0.25% 3,562 9.83% 36,230
Boone 5,541 54.21% 4,183 40.92% 242 2.37% 168 1.64% 71 0.69% 17 0.17% 1,358 13.29% 10,222
Bremer 3,502 47.11% 3,837 51.62% 50 0.67% 12 0.16% 13 0.17% 19 0.26% -335 -4.51% 7,433
Buchanan 4,127 48.42% 4,310 50.57% 59 0.69% 10 0.12% 11 0.13% 6 0.07% -183 -2.15% 8,523
Buena Vista 4,340 51.10% 3,959 46.61% 161 1.90% 20 0.24% 13 0.15% 0 0.00% 381 4.49% 8,493
Butler 3,008 46.18% 3,380 51.90% 101 1.55% 4 0.06% 9 0.14% 11 0.17% -372 -5.71% 6,513
Calhoun 3,164 49.45% 3,083 48.19% 114 1.78% 6 0.09% 19 0.30% 12 0.19% 81 1.27% 6,398
Carroll 5,711 58.36% 3,974 40.61% 78 0.80% 4 0.04% 13 0.13% 6 0.06% 1,737 17.75% 9,786
Cass 3,372 39.40% 5,106 59.66% 60 0.70% 7 0.08% 9 0.11% 5 0.06% -1,734 -20.26% 8,559
Cedar 2,958 42.16% 3,957 56.40% 73 1.04% 3 0.04% 14 0.20% 11 0.16% -999 -14.24% 7,016
Cerro Gordo 9,544 53.98% 7,840 44.34% 202 1.14% 4 0.02% 67 0.38% 25 0.14% 1,704 9.64% 17,682
Cherokee 3,739 52.34% 3,318 46.44% 61 0.85% 1 0.01% 20 0.28% 5 0.07% 421 5.89% 7,144
Chickasaw 4,071 53.64% 3,449 45.45% 57 0.75% 6 0.08% 2 0.03% 4 0.05% 622 8.20% 7,589
Clarke 2,101 47.98% 2,195 50.13% 48 1.10% 9 0.21% 18 0.41% 8 0.18% -94 -2.15% 4,379
Clay 3,649 52.42% 3,036 43.61% 150 2.15% 89 1.28% 22 0.32% 15 0.22% 613 8.81% 6,961
Clayton 4,857 48.04% 5,151 50.94% 79 0.78% 9 0.09% 10 0.10% 5 0.05% -294 -2.91% 10,111
Clinton 8,534 45.72% 9,859 52.82% 169 0.91% 38 0.20% 33 0.18% 32 0.17% -1,325 -7.10% 18,665
Crawford 3,983 53.21% 3,267 43.65% 137 1.83% 74 0.99% 15 0.20% 9 0.12% 716 9.57% 7,485
Dallas 5,661 52.32% 4,810 44.46% 173 1.60% 85 0.79% 76 0.70% 14 0.13% 851 7.87% 10,819
Davis 2,982 56.21% 2,276 42.90% 20 0.38% 9 0.17% 15 0.28% 3 0.06% 706 13.31% 5,305
Decatur 3,172 54.66% 2,547 43.89% 62 1.07% 4 0.07% 18 0.31% 0 0.00% 625 10.77% 5,803
Delaware 2,876 38.36% 4,555 60.75% 53 0.71% 3 0.04% 7 0.09% 4 0.05% -1,679 -22.39% 7,498
Des Moines 8,792 52.56% 7,621 45.56% 191 1.14% 9 0.05% 52 0.31% 64 0.38% 1,171 7.00% 16,729
Dickinson 2,324 48.76% 2,304 48.34% 43 0.90% 67 1.41% 14 0.29% 14 0.29% 20 0.42% 4,766
Dubuque 15,521 59.90% 10,111 39.02% 190 0.73% 13 0.05% 4 0.02% 74 0.29% 5,410 20.88% 25,913
Emmet 2,752 51.80% 2,464 46.38% 49 0.92% 8 0.15% 35 0.66% 5 0.09% 288 5.42% 5,313
Fayette 5,303 45.09% 6,296 53.54% 113 0.96% 3 0.03% 30 0.26% 15 0.13% -993 -8.44% 11,760
Floyd 3,688 43.40% 4,644 54.65% 125 1.47% 2 0.02% 28 0.33% 10 0.12% -956 -11.25% 8,497
Franklin 2,871 47.68% 2,716 45.11% 169 2.81% 216 3.59% 29 0.48% 20 0.33% 155 2.57% 6,021
Fremont 2,637 49.03% 2,698 50.17% 15 0.28% 2 0.04% 19 0.35% 7 0.13% -61 -1.13% 5,378
Greene 2,946 46.84% 3,059 48.63% 100 1.59% 138 2.19% 31 0.49% 16 0.25% -113 -1.80% 6,290
Grundy 2,344 41.51% 3,154 55.85% 106 1.88% 4 0.07% 33 0.58% 6 0.11% -810 -14.34% 5,647
Guthrie 3,392 49.22% 3,389 49.18% 76 1.10% 4 0.06% 28 0.41% 2 0.03% 3 0.04% 6,891
Hamilton 3,613 49.19% 3,535 48.13% 153 2.08% 13 0.18% 16 0.22% 15 0.20% 78 1.06% 7,345
Hancock 3,096 51.17% 2,802 46.31% 126 2.08% 7 0.12% 17 0.28% 3 0.05% 294 4.86% 6,051
Hardin 4,023 45.44% 4,553 51.42% 219 2.47% 9 0.10% 22 0.25% 28 0.32% -530 -5.99% 8,854
Harrison 4,608 51.11% 4,341 48.15% 44 0.49% 12 0.13% 8 0.09% 3 0.03% 267 2.96% 9,016
Henry 3,042 38.98% 4,620 59.19% 61 0.78% 3 0.04% 64 0.82% 15 0.19% -1,578 -20.22% 7,805
Howard 3,378 55.47% 2,630 43.19% 51 0.84% 2 0.03% 22 0.36% 7 0.11% 748 12.28% 6,090
Humboldt 2,855 52.56% 2,498 45.99% 66 1.22% 3 0.06% 7 0.13% 3 0.06% 357 6.57% 5,432
Ida 2,365 50.34% 2,257 48.04% 44 0.94% 1 0.02% 26 0.55% 5 0.11% 108 2.30% 4,698
Iowa 3,030 43.42% 3,659 52.44% 126 1.81% 135 1.93% 16 0.23% 12 0.17% -629 -9.01% 6,978
Jackson 3,263 46.58% 3,597 51.35% 79 1.13% 49 0.70% 7 0.10% 10 0.14% -334 -4.77% 7,005
Jasper 6,684 52.28% 5,710 44.66% 132 1.03% 160 1.25% 70 0.55% 30 0.23% 974 7.62% 12,786
Jefferson 3,033 42.79% 3,906 55.11% 29 0.41% 2 0.03% 112 1.58% 6 0.08% -873 -12.32% 7,088
Johnson 8,611 52.82% 7,139 43.79% 359 2.20% 36 0.22% 33 0.20% 125 0.77% 1,472 9.03% 16,303
Jones 3,915 47.04% 4,290 51.55% 99 1.19% 10 0.12% 5 0.06% 3 0.04% -375 -4.51% 8,322
Keokuk 4,118 48.59% 4,201 49.57% 89 1.05% 9 0.11% 51 0.60% 7 0.08% -83 -0.98% 8,475
Kossuth 6,039 58.33% 4,186 40.43% 112 1.08% 4 0.04% 7 0.07% 5 0.05% 1,853 17.90% 10,353
Lee 9,201 53.46% 7,801 45.32% 103 0.60% 28 0.16% 61 0.35% 18 0.10% 1,400 8.13% 17,212
Linn 20,995 48.71% 20,881 48.45% 668 1.55% 226 0.52% 196 0.45% 132 0.31% 114 0.26% 43,098
Louisa 1,945 43.92% 2,420 54.64% 25 0.56% 5 0.11% 29 0.65% 5 0.11% -475 -10.72% 4,429
Lucas 2,697 49.26% 2,656 48.51% 57 1.04% 2 0.04% 53 0.97% 10 0.18% 41 0.75% 5,475
Lyon 2,174 45.86% 2,500 52.74% 55 1.16% 4 0.08% 3 0.06% 4 0.08% -326 -6.88% 4,740
Madison 2,827 46.17% 3,207 52.38% 56 0.91% 1 0.02% 29 0.47% 3 0.05% -380 -6.21% 6,123
Mahaska 4,327 47.92% 4,238 46.93% 30 0.33% 142 1.57% 147 1.63% 146 1.62% 89 0.99% 9,030
Marion 6,300 57.96% 4,312 39.67% 111 1.02% 40 0.37% 87 0.80% 20 0.18% 1,988 18.29% 10,870
Marshall 5,602 43.65% 6,698 52.19% 134 1.04% 265 2.06% 100 0.78% 34 0.26% -1,096 -8.54% 12,833
Mills 2,155 42.20% 2,921 57.20% 13 0.25% 16 0.31% 2 0.04% 0 0.00% -766 -15.00% 5,107
Mitchell 2,873 46.95% 3,021 49.37% 169 2.76% 7 0.11% 44 0.72% 5 0.08% -148 -2.42% 6,119
Monona 4,098 55.79% 3,179 43.28% 52 0.71% 6 0.08% 5 0.07% 6 0.08% 919 12.51% 7,346
Monroe 3,445 58.13% 2,371 40.01% 69 1.16% 8 0.13% 18 0.30% 15 0.25% 1,074 18.12% 5,926
Montgomery 2,751 39.81% 4,084 59.10% 44 0.64% 23 0.33% 5 0.07% 3 0.04% -1,333 -19.29% 6,910
Muscatine 5,466 47.06% 6,003 51.68% 105 0.90% 3 0.03% 17 0.15% 21 0.18% -537 -4.62% 11,615
O'Brien 3,421 46.70% 3,697 50.46% 177 2.42% 4 0.05% 11 0.15% 16 0.22% -276 -3.77% 7,326
Osceola 2,123 53.90% 1,772 44.99% 36 0.91% 3 0.08% 1 0.03% 4 0.10% 351 8.91% 3,939
Page 3,567 36.61% 5,638 57.87% 419 4.30% 110 1.13% 5 0.05% 4 0.04% -2,071 -21.26% 9,743
Palo Alto 3,858 58.45% 2,594 39.30% 120 1.82% 11 0.17% 11 0.17% 7 0.11% 1,264 19.15% 6,601
Plymouth 4,339 46.08% 5,002 53.12% 43 0.46% 4 0.04% 25 0.27% 3 0.03% -663 -7.04% 9,416
Pocahontas 3,500 57.84% 2,397 39.61% 134 2.21% 3 0.05% 11 0.18% 6 0.10% 1,103 18.23% 6,051
Polk 45,289 55.65% 33,742 41.46% 1,189 1.46% 659 0.81% 212 0.26% 288 0.35% 11,547 14.19% 81,379
Pottawattamie 11,430 47.44% 12,384 51.40% 145 0.60% 66 0.27% 30 0.12% 40 0.17% -954 -3.96% 24,095
Poweshiek 4,324 51.57% 3,888 46.37% 68 0.81% 17 0.20% 35 0.42% 53 0.63% 436 5.20% 8,385
Ringgold 1,922 43.10% 2,487 55.77% 28 0.63% 22 0.49% 0.00% 0 0.00% -565 -12.67% 4,459
Sac 3,699 50.24% 3,505 47.60% 94 1.28% 10 0.14% 47 0.64% 8 0.11% 194 2.63% 7,363
Scott 16,661 48.89% 16,842 49.42% 411 1.21% 29 0.09% 37 0.11% 101 0.30% -181 -0.53% 34,081
Shelby 3,499 50.45% 3,301 47.60% 76 1.10% 47 0.68% 7 0.10% 5 0.07% 198 2.86% 6,935
Sioux 4,042 41.24% 5,597 57.11% 127 1.30% 15 0.15% 10 0.10% 10 0.10% -1,555 -15.87% 9,801
Story 6,152 40.34% 8,307 54.47% 283 1.86% 364 2.39% 75 0.49% 70 0.46% -2,155 -14.13% 15,251
Tama 5,115 51.01% 4,763 47.50% 123 1.23% 11 0.11% 8 0.08% 8 0.08% 352 3.51% 10,028
Taylor 2,402 42.16% 3,244 56.93% 27 0.47% 5 0.09% 19 0.33% 1 0.02% -842 -14.78% 5,698
Union 3,218 43.40% 4,138 55.81% 33 0.45% 6 0.08% 14 0.19% 5 0.07% -920 -12.41% 7,414
Van Buren 1,917 40.89% 2,702 57.64% 38 0.81% 1 0.02% 29 0.62% 1 0.02% -785 -16.74% 4,688
Wapello 10,841 57.13% 7,875 41.50% 127 0.67% 72 0.38% 45 0.24% 16 0.08% 2,966 15.63% 18,976
Warren 3,481 45.77% 3,876 50.97% 109 1.43% 73 0.96% 56 0.74% 10 0.13% -395 -5.19% 7,605
Washington 3,485 42.27% 4,680 56.76% 47 0.57% 2 0.02% 26 0.32% 5 0.06% -1,195 -14.49% 8,245
Wayne 3,314 54.12% 2,738 44.72% 31 0.51% 4 0.07% 33 0.54% 3 0.05% 576 9.41% 6,123
Webster 9,508 55.71% 6,951 40.73% 359 2.10% 168 0.98% 34 0.20% 46 0.27% 2,557 14.98% 17,066
Winnebago 2,626 48.17% 2,636 48.36% 136 2.49% 18 0.33% 27 0.50% 8 0.15% -10 -0.18% 5,451
Winneshiek 4,905 50.76% 4,594 47.54% 139 1.44% 8 0.08% 10 0.10% 7 0.07% 311 3.22% 9,663
Woodbury 22,056 56.43% 16,655 42.61% 230 0.59% 18 0.05% 71 0.18% 54 0.14% 5,401 13.82% 39,084
Worth 2,623 56.57% 1,878 40.50% 108 2.33% 6 0.13% 18 0.39% 4 0.09% 745 16.07% 4,637
Wright 3,866 49.56% 3,810 48.85% 78 1.00% 20 0.26% 21 0.27% 5 0.06% 56 0.72% 7,800
Total 522,380 50.31% 494,018 47.58% 12,125 1.17% 4,274 0.41% 3,382 0.33% 2,085 0.20% 28,362 2.73% 1,038,264

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1948 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "1948 Election for the Forty-First Term (1949-53)". Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  3. ^ "1948 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa". Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1948". Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "IA US President Race, November 02, 1948". Our Campaigns.