United States presidential election in Montana, 1956

United States presidential election in Montana, 1956
November 6, 1956 (1956-11-06)

Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Montana Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon Estes Kefauver
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 154,933 116,238
Percentage 57.1% 42.9%

County results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 1956 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 6, 1956 throughout the continuous 48 states, but not Alaska or Hawaii which would be admitted to the Union in 1959. Voters chose 4 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Montana overwhelmingly voted for the Republican nominee, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, over the Democratic nominee, former Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson. Eisenhower won Montana by a massive margin of 14.26%.


United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 154,933 57.13% 4
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 116,238 42.87% 0


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