The 1948 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 2, 1948, throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose eleven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Harry S. Truman, over the Republican nominee, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey and South Carolina Governor Strom Thurmond, who received the nomination of the States’ Rights Democratic Party.

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  • The 1948 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 2, 1948, throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose eleven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Harry S. Truman, over the Republican nominee, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey and South Carolina Governor Strom Thurmond, who received the nomination of the States’ Rights Democratic Party. Truman ultimately won the national election with 49.55 percent of the vote.As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which the Fifth Congressional District has supported a Democratic presidential candidate. It is also the last election when Chesterfield County, Hanover County, King William County, Lancaster County, Middlesex County, Orange County and Lynchburg City have supported a Democratic Presidential nominee. Henrico County, Prince William County (Virginia's second most populous county), and Loudoun County (Virginia's third most populous county), would never vote Democratic again at a presidential level until 2008, Albermarle County and Danville City not until 2004, Prince Edward County not until 1996 and Amelia County not until 1976. (en)
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  • The 1948 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 2, 1948, throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose eleven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Harry S. Truman, over the Republican nominee, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey and South Carolina Governor Strom Thurmond, who received the nomination of the States’ Rights Democratic Party. (en)
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