ⓘ 1948 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

                                     

ⓘ 1948 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

The 1948 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 2, 1948 as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Voters chose 35 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

In Pennsylvania voted for the Republican candidate, Governor of new York Thomas Dewey, over the Democratic candidate, President Harry S. Truman. Dewey of Pennsylvania won by a margin of 4.01%. As the presidential election of 2016, this is the last time that a Democrat won the national election without carrying Pennsylvania, and until 2016 the last time a Democrat to lead in the popular vote without carrying Pennsylvania. It was also the last time until 1968 that any presidential candidate has won the election without carrying the state.