United States presidential election in California, 1852

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In the 1852 United States presidential election, its first election after becoming a state in 1850, California voted for the Democratic nominee, New Hampshire Senator Franklin Pierce, over the Whig nominee, United States Army general Winfield Scott.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in California, 1852[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin Pierce 40,721 53.02% 4
Whig Winfield Scott 35,972 46.83% 0
Free Soil Party John Hale 61 0.08% 0
No party Write-ins 56 0.07% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 76,810 100.00% 4
Voter turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1852 Presidential General Election Results - California". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2008-08-25.