1956 General Election Results: U.S. Senate (Class 3)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 6, 1956
55.21%
Homer Capehart (i)*, Republican, 1,084,262 votes
44.39%
Claude Raymond Wickard, Democratic, 871,781 votes
 0.34%
Carl W. Thompson, Prohibition, 6,685 votes
 0.06%
Gordon A. Long, Socialist Labor, 1,258 votes
Out of 1,963,986 votes casts, the margin of victory was 212,481 (10.82%)