1952 United States presidential election in Delaware

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United States presidential election in Delaware, 1952

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All 3 Delaware votes to the Electoral College
  General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower 1947.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[2] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 90,059 83,315
Percentage 51.8% 47.9%

Delaware Presidential Election Results 1952.svg
County Results

President before election

Harry S. Truman

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 1952 United States presidential election in Delaware took place on November 4, 1952, as part of the 1952 United States presidential election. Delaware voters chose three[3] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Delaware was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 51.75% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 47.88% of the popular vote.[4][5]


United States presidential election in Delaware, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 90,059 51.75%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 83,315 47.88%
Write-in 651 0.37%
Total votes 174,023 100.00%


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  2. ^ "U.S. presidential election, 1952". Facts on File. Retrieved October 24, 2013. Eisenhower, born in Texas, considered a resident of New York, and headquartered at the time in Paris, finally decided to run for the Republican nomination
  3. ^ "1952 Election for the Forty-Second Term (1953-57)". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "1952 Presidential General Election Results - Delaware". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1952". Retrieved July 25, 2017.