United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1952

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1952 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 4, 1952. California gained seven seats as a result of the 1950 Census, five of which were won by Republicans and two by Democrats. Of California's existing districts, Republicans won two Democratic-held seats.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1952
Party Votes % Before After +/–
Republican 2,388,038 52.4% 13 20 +7
Democratic 2,027,751 44.5% 10 10 0
Progressive 139,398 3.1% 0 0 0
Independent 4,959 0.1% 0 0 0
Totals 4,560,146 100.0% 23 30 +7

Results[edit]

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27
District 28District 29District 30

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hubert B. Scudder (incumbent) 137,801 86.4%
Progressive Carl Sullivan 21,734 13.6%
Totals 159,535 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clair Engle (incumbent) 124,179 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss 87,335 50.8%
Republican Leslie E. Wood 82,133 47.8%
Progressive Helen C. Thomsen 2,443 1.4%
Totals 171,911 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard 102,359 55%
Democratic Franck R. Havenner (incumbent) 83,748 45%
Totals 186,107 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Shelley (incumbent) 107,542 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Condon 87,768 50.6%
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. 85,756 49.4%
Totals 173,524 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Allen, Jr. (incumbent) 120,666 84.3%
Progressive John Allen Johnson 22,408 15.7%
Totals 142,074 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 156,445 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 71,426 53.1%
Democratic Harold F. Taggart 61,028 45.3%
Progressive Charles S. Brown 2,140 1.6%
Totals 134,594 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 106,375 59.2%
Democratic Arthur L. Johnson 70,271 39.1%
Progressive Betsey K. Fisher 2,939 1.7%
Totals 179,585 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 101,052 87.1%
Progressive Leslie B. Schilingheyde 14,999 12.9%
Totals 116,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Allan O. Hunter (incumbent) 103,587 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (incumbent) 79,496 51%
Democratic Will Hays 76,516 49%
Totals 156,012 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas H. Werdel (incumbent) 70,809 51%
Democratic Harlan Hagen 68,011 49%
Totals 138,820 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (incumbent) 142,545 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald L. Jackson (incumbent) 79,127 59.7%
Democratic S. Mark Hogue 53,337 40.3%
Totals 132,464 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 114,650 54.6%
Republican Robert H. Finch 92,587 44.1%
Progressive Loyd C. Seelinger 2,738 1.3%
Totals 209,975 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer 90,438 55.5%
Democratic Joseph M. Kennick 72,457 44.5%
Totals 162,895 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 126,606 87.1%
Progressive Ida Alvarez 13,724 9.4%
Independent Milton Snipper 4,959 3.5%
Totals 145,289 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (incumbent) 109,509 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edgar W. Hiestand 112,100 53.6%
Democratic Everett G. Burkhalter 97,007 46.4%
Totals 209,107 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt 85,039 60.5%
Democratic Dean E. McHenry 55,534 39.5%
Totals 140,573 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 138,356 87.5%
Progressive Olive T. Thompson 17,501 11.1%
Republican C. Cleveland (write-in) 2,329 1.4%
Totals 158,186 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 119,799 87.4%
Progressive Bertram L. Sharp 17,307 12.6%
Totals 137,106 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick J. Hillings (incumbent) 135,465 64.3%
Democratic Woodrow Wilson Sayre 75,125 35.7%
Totals 210,590 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Yorty (incumbent) 157,973 88%
Progressive Horace V. Alexander 21,465 12%
Totals 179,438 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (incumbent) 68,773 55%
Republican Carl B. Hilliard 56,202 45%
Totals 124,975 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt 106,972 63%
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin 62,779 37%
Totals 169,751 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 73,144 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson 121,322 59.6%
Democratic De Graff Austin 82,311 40.4%
Totals 203,633 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

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