United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1948

United States presidential election, 1948
November 2, 1948

Nominee Harry S. Truman Thomas E. Dewey
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Missouri New York
Running mate Alben W. Barkley Earl Warren
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 647,310 590,959
Percentage 50.7% 46.28%

President before election

Harry S. Truman

Elected President

Harry S. Truman

The 1948 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 2, 1948. Wisconsin voters chose twelve electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Democratic Party candidate Harry S. Truman won the state with 51% of the popular vote, winning Wisconsin's twelve electoral votes.[1]


United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1948
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Harry S. Truman 647,310 50.7% 12
Republican Thomas E. Dewey 590,959 46.28% 0
Progressive Henry A. Wallace 25,282 1.98% 0
Socialist Norman Thomas 12,547 0.98% 0
Totals 1,276,098 100.0% 12


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