Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1948

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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 1948
United States
← 1944 1948 1952 →
Nominee Harry S. Truman
Home state Missouri
Contests won 8
Popular vote 1,375,452
Percentage 63.9%

Previous Democratic nominee

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Democratic nominee

Harry S. Truman

The 1948 Democratic presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1948 U.S. presidential election.[1] Incumbent President Harry S. Truman was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the 1948 Democratic National Convention held from July 12 to July 14, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

See also


  1. "Guide to U.S. Elections - Google Books". 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-19.