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|Data for this Contest was Contributed by ClarkR on 2009-12-13|
|Everett M. Dirksen||Republican
|Richard W. Stengel||Democratic
|Louis Fisher||Socialist Labor
|Maps||County Map (m)|
|1960 Population:||10,081,158||Enum.||1960 Population Density:||70.0||persons/km2|
|1950 Population:||8,712,176||Enum.||1950 Population Density:||60.5||persons/km2|
|Land Area (2000):||143,961||km2||Annual Pop Growth Rate:||1.5||%|
|Election Data and Statistics:|
- Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Secretary of State, Comp, "Illinois U. S. Senate," Official Vote Totals November 6, 1956 (Springfield: Illinois Secretary of State, 1957)
- Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
|Results for and Individual County:|