Missouri gubernatorial election, 1952

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1952
Missouri
1948 ←
November 4, 1952
→ 1956

 
Nominee Phil M. Donnelly Howard Elliott
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 983,166 886,370
Percentage 52.55% 47.37%

Governor before election

Forrest Smith
Democratic

Elected Governor

Phil M. Donnelly
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1952 was Missouri's thirty-eighth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 4, 1952 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, former Governor Phil M. Donnelly, over the Republican candidate, former Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives Howard Elliott,[1] and candidates representing the Progressive, Socialist and Socialist Labor parties.

Results[edit]

1952 gubernatorial election, Missouri[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Phil M. Donnelly 983,166 52.55 -4.43
Republican Howard Elliott 886,370 47.37 +4.62
Progressive Howard Edsell 911 0.05 -0.13
Socialist Maurice R. Wheeler 316 0.02 -0.05
Christian Nationalist Don Lohbeck 195 0.01 +0.01
Socialist Labor Clara "Mrs. Anthony" Hayes 138 0.01 ±0.00
Majority 96,796 5.17 -9.06
Turnout 1,871,096 47.31 +5.90
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elliott, Howard". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  2. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 04, 1952". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-07.