United States presidential election in Colorado, 1952

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United States presidential election in Colorado, 1952

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All 6 Colorado votes to the Electoral College

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Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[2] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 379,782 245,504
Percentage 60.3% 38.9%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

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

Colorado was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 60.27% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 38.96% of the popular vote.[4][5]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Colorado, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 379,782 60.27%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 245,504 38.96%
Constitution Douglas MacArthur 2,181 0.35%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 1,919 0.30%
Write-in 717 0.11%
Total votes 630,103 100%

References[edit]

  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 Election for the Forty-Second Term (1953-57)". Retrieved July 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1952 Presidential General Election Results - Colorado". Retrieved July 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1952". Retrieved July 25, 2017.