1852 United States presidential election in Texas

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  Franklin Pierce by Brady.jpg Winfield Scott by Fredricks, 1862.jpg
Nominee Franklin Pierce Winfield Scott
Party Democratic Whig
Home state New Hampshire New Jersey
Running mate William R. King William A. Graham
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 13,552 4,995
Percentage 73.07% 26.93%

President before election

Millard Fillmore

Elected President

Franklin Pierce

The 1852 United States presidential election in Texas was held on November 2, 1852. Texas voters chose 4 electors to represent the state in the Electoral College, which chose the president and vice president.

Texas voted for the Democratic nominee Franklin Pierce, who received 73.068% of Texas's votes. Texas was Pierce's strongest state by about 9% (Georgia was 2nd with 62.7% of the vote from the state).


United States presidential election in Texas, 1852[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin Pierce 13,552 73.068% 4
Whig Winfield Scott 4,995 26.932% 0
Total 18,547 100.0% 4


  1. ^ "David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections".