1952 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1952

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All 11 Tennessee 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 11 0
Popular vote 446,147 443,710
Percentage 49.99% 49.71%

President before election

Harry S. Truman

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Tennessee was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 49.99% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 49.71% of the popular vote.


United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1952[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 446,147 49.99%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 443,710 49.71%
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 1,432 0.14%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 885 0.10%
Constitution Douglas MacArthur 379 0.04%
Total votes 892,553 100%


  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1952 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  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 Presidential Election Results Tennessee".
  4. ^ "1952 Presidential Election Results Tennessee".