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United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia defeated Republican Tom Dewey

United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia defeated Republican Tom Dewey

United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Berryman cartoon, Truman v. Tom Dewey (Dewey heavily favored to win)

November 2, 1948 – United States presidential election, 1948: Democratic incumbent Harry S. Truman defeats Republican Thomas E. Dewey and 'Dixiecrat' Strom Thurmond.  Famous photograph of Truman grinning and holding up a copy of the newspaper that erroneously announced his defeat

Truman holding Chicago Tribune that says "Dewey Defeats Truman"---Truman was so widely expected to lose the 1948 election that the Chicago Tribune had printed papers with this erroneous headline when few returns were in.

The United States presidential election of 1948 was the greatest election upset in American history. Virtually every prediction (with or without public opinion polls) indicated that incumbent President Harry S. Truman would be defeated by Republican Thomas E. Dewey. Both parties had severe ideological splits, with the far left and far right of the Democratic Party running third-party campaigns. Truman's surprise victory was the fifth consecutive presidential win for the Democratic Party.

The United States presidential election of 1948 was the greatest election upset in American history. Virtually every prediction (with or without public opinion polls) indicated that incumbent President Harry S. Truman would be defeated by Republican Thomas E. Dewey. Both parties had severe ideological splits, with the far left and far right of the Democratic Party running third-party campaigns. Truman's surprise victory was the fifth consecutive presidential win for the Democratic Party.

United States presidential election, 1948 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On this Day in History… November — Presidential Election, 1948

Watch a round-up of news casts from 1948 announcing the winner of the Presidential election.

Watch 50 Years of TV Presidential Election Announcements

Watch a round-up of news casts from 1948 announcing the winner of the Presidential election.

Is the Grand Old Party in as much disarray as it seems? Yup. For one thing, Republicans are electorally shellshocked. For the past couple of years, they had been confident Barack Obama would lose in November. Many Republicans held that belief going into Election Day. This was the first time since 1948 that Republicans were confident they were going to win a presidential election​—​and then lost it. The Republican psyche will take a while to recover from the shock of November 6.

Is the Grand Old Party in as much disarray as it seems? Yup. For one thing, Republicans are electorally shellshocked. For the past couple of years, they had been confident Barack Obama would lose in November. Many Republicans held that belief going into Election Day. This was the first time since 1948 that Republicans were confident they were going to win a presidential election​—​and then lost it. The Republican psyche will take a while to recover from the shock of November 6.

DEWEY AND WARREN PIN BACK CAMPAIGN BUTTON - 1948 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION .

DEWEY AND WARREN PIN BACK CAMPAIGN BUTTON - 1948 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION .

Harry Truman won the 1948 presidential election. The Chicago Daily Tribune's famous erroneous headline: Dewey Defeats Truman.

Harry Truman won the 1948 Presidential Election. The Chicago Daily Tribune's famous erroneous headline: Dewey Defeats Truman.

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Nov 1948 election results showing clear win for Truman over Dewey

US presidential election results by county, 1948.

US presidential election results by county, [[MORE]]The United States presidential election of 1948 was the quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November Incumbent.

U.S.A presidential election historical results 1888-1948

Presidential Elections Used to Be More Colorful

United States presidential election, 1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Republican nominee with Richard Nixon as running mate.  Carried 39 states with 442 electoral votes, and 34,075, 529 Popular votes.  Democratic's nominee was Adlai Stevenson and John Sparkman as running mate.

November 1952 - General Dwight D. Eisenhower, a newcomer to politics, but popular due to his role in winning World War II as European commander, gains an easy victory over Democratic challenger Adlai E. The Electoral College vote was 442 to

Christine Krucki was born in Lublin, Wisconsin, in 1925. She first voted in the 1948 presidential election and has voted ever since. She’s an independent who has voted for John F. Kennedy but also Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.

A Woman Who’s Voted Since 1948 Was Disenfranchised by Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law Voting-rights groups are asking a federal court to block the law before the November election.