Presidential Winners and Losers Through History
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Dwight Eisenhower, left, takes a back seat to his wife Mamie, standing, who celebrates the re-election win for the presidency on Nov. 6, 1956 in Washington.
The Eisenhowers, along with then-Vice President Richard Nixon, right, and his wife Pat, right center, wait on Election Day as results are tallied.
The 1956 election was a repeat of the campaign four years earlier, when President Eisenhower beat Democratic challenger Adlai Stevenson. Eisenhower won with 57 percent of the popular vote and 41 of the 48 U.S. states.