1956 General Election Results: U.S. House (District 8)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 6, 1956
50.05%
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)*, Democratic, 95,699 votes
49.69%
D. Bailey Merrill, Republican, 95,003 votes
 0.26%
Raymond D. Morris, Prohibition, 504 votes
Out of 191,206 votes casts, the margin of victory was 696 (0.36%)