1956 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 6, 1956, as part of the
1956 United States presidential election. Maryland voters chose nine
representatives, or electors, to the
 Electoral College, who voted for
Maryland was won by
Dwight D. Eisenhower (
Pennsylvania), running with Vice President
Richard Nixon, with 60.04 percent of the popular vote, against
Adlai Stevenson (
Illinois), running with
Estes Kefauver, with 39.96 percent of the popular vote.
By winning all 24 county-equivalents, Eisenhower became and remains the solitary presidential candidate to sweep all Maryland’s counties and Baltimore City.
As of the
 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which
the City of Baltimore voted for the Republican candidate.
"United States Presidential election of 1956 - Encyclopædia Britannica" . Retrieved . July 10, 2017
^ Although he was born in Texas and grew up in Kansas before his military career, at the time of the 1952 election Eisenhower was president of
Columbia University and was, officially, a resident of New York. During his first term as president, he moved his private residence to
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and officially changed his residency to Pennsylvania.
"The Presidents". David Leip . Retrieved . September 27, 2017 Eisenhower's home state for the 1956 Election was Pennsylvania
"1956 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)" . Retrieved . July 10, 2017
"1956 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland" . Retrieved . July 10, 2017
"The American Presidency Project - Election of 1956" . Retrieved . July 10, 2017
^ Thomas, G. Scott;
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^ Sullivan, Robert David;
‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016