United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1952

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1952

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  Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, May 29, 1959.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[1] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 32 0
Popular vote 2,415,789 2,146,269
Percentage 52.74% 46.85%

Pennsylvania Presidential Election Results by County, 1952.svg
County results

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

The 1952 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 4, 1952. Voters chose 32 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, war hero General Dwight D. Eisenhower, over the Democratic nominee, Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson. Eisenhower won Pennsylvania by a margin of 5.89 percentage points.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1952[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 2,415,789 52.74% 32
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 2,146,269 46.85% 0
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 8,951 0.20% 0
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 4,222 0.09% 0
Socialist Darlington Hoopes 2,698 0.06% 0
Militant Workers Farrell Dobbs 1,508 0.03% 0
Industrial Government Eric Hass 1,377 0.03% 0
Write-ins Write-ins 155 0.00% 0

Results by county[edit]

Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[3]
County # % # % # % # % #
Adams 11,016 65.82% 5,691 34.00% 30 0.18% 5,325 31.82% 16,737
Allegheny 359,224 49.00% 370,945 50.60% 2,903 0.40% -11,721 -1.60% 733,072
Armstrong 16,955 55.90% 13,221 43.59% 153 0.50% 3,734 12.31% 30,329
Beaver 31,700 45.18% 38,136 54.35% 334 0.48% -6,436 -9.17% 70,170
Bedford 9,419 63.93% 5,255 35.67% 60 0.41% 4,164 28.26% 14,734
Berks 51,720 52.42% 45,874 46.49% 1,074 1.09% 5,846 5.92% 98,668
Blair 32,113 65.44% 16,851 34.34% 106 0.22% 15,262 31.10% 49,070
Bradford 15,894 76.02% 4,959 23.72% 55 0.26% 10,935 52.30% 20,908
Bucks 40,753 62.38% 24,301 37.20% 275 0.42% 16,452 25.18% 65,329
Butler 25,243 61.99% 15,295 37.56% 185 0.45% 9,948 24.43% 40,723
Cambria 39,294 43.54% 50,774 56.26% 182 0.20% -11,480 -12.72% 90,250
Cameron 2,307 69.05% 1,020 30.53% 14 0.42% 1,287 38.52% 3,341
Carbon 12,283 53.43% 10,571 45.98% 134 0.58% 1,712 7.45% 22,988
Centre 14,700 66.31% 7,391 33.34% 77 0.35% 7,309 32.97% 22,168
Chester 39,961 64.86% 21,490 34.88% 164 0.27% 18,471 29.98% 61,615
Clarion 9,340 63.76% 5,212 35.58% 97 0.66% 4,128 28.18% 14,649
Clearfield 16,045 54.25% 13,376 45.22% 156 0.53% 2,669 9.02% 29,577
Clinton 8,125 58.29% 5,758 41.31% 55 0.39% 2,367 16.98% 13,938
Columbia 13,008 57.67% 9,467 41.97% 79 0.35% 3,541 15.70% 22,554
Crawford 19,079 65.49% 9,874 33.89% 181 0.62% 9,205 31.60% 29,134
Cumberland 26,302 67.17% 12,762 32.59% 91 0.23% 13,540 34.58% 39,155
Dauphin 58,385 65.12% 30,985 34.56% 286 0.32% 27,400 30.56% 89,656
Delaware 129,743 61.56% 80,316 38.11% 689 0.33% 49,427 23.45% 210,748
Elk 7,702 54.26% 6,448 45.42% 45 0.32% 1,254 8.83% 14,195
Erie 48,836 56.89% 36,619 42.66% 391 0.46% 12,217 14.23% 85,846
Fayette 27,348 38.12% 43,921 61.22% 476 0.66% -16,573 -23.10% 71,745
Forest 1,511 69.92% 627 29.01% 23 1.06% 884 40.91% 2,161
Franklin 16,474 64.82% 8,868 34.89% 74 0.29% 7,606 29.93% 25,416
Fulton 2,127 55.12% 1,718 44.52% 14 0.36% 409 10.60% 3,859
Greene 6,964 40.68% 10,125 59.14% 30 0.18% -3,161 -18.46% 17,119
Huntingdon 9,580 68.61% 4,318 30.93% 64 0.46% 5,262 37.69% 13,962
Indiana 16,673 58.63% 11,620 40.86% 147 0.52% 5,053 17.77% 28,440
Jefferson 11,833 64.61% 6,365 34.75% 116 0.63% 5,468 29.86% 18,314
Juniata 3,863 58.63% 2,705 41.05% 21 0.32% 1,158 17.57% 6,589
Lackawanna 61,644 48.65% 64,926 51.24% 147 0.12% -3,282 -2.59% 126,717
Lancaster 64,193 69.23% 28,146 30.36% 382 0.41% 36,047 38.88% 92,721
Lawrence 23,319 52.12% 21,164 47.31% 255 0.57% 2,155 4.82% 44,738
Lebanon 20,726 63.83% 11,611 35.76% 135 0.42% 9,115 28.07% 32,472
Lehigh 45,143 57.52% 33,033 42.09% 303 0.39% 12,110 15.43% 78,479
Luzerne 88,967 54.83% 72,579 44.73% 715 0.44% 16,388 10.10% 162,261
Lycoming 25,753 61.60% 15,870 37.96% 184 0.44% 9,883 23.64% 41,807
McKean 15,256 73.43% 5,373 25.86% 147 0.71% 9,883 47.57% 20,776
Mercer 26,424 55.59% 20,770 43.69% 343 0.72% 5,654 11.89% 47,537
Mifflin 8,620 59.22% 5,889 40.46% 47 0.32% 2,731 18.76% 14,556
Monroe 9,502 62.09% 5,760 37.64% 42 0.27% 3,742 24.45% 15,304
Montgomery 115,899 66.62% 57,701 33.17% 373 0.21% 58,198 33.45% 173,973
Montour 3,725 62.12% 2,264 37.76% 7 0.12% 1,461 24.37% 5,996
Northampton 39,131 50.99% 36,993 48.21% 614 0.80% 2,138 2.79% 76,738
Northumberland 28,861 61.71% 17,789 38.04% 119 0.25% 11,072 23.67% 46,769
Perry 6,733 68.76% 3,042 31.07% 17 0.17% 3,691 37.69% 9,792
Philadelphia 396,874 41.40% 557,352 58.15% 4,321 0.45% -160,478 -16.74% 958,547
Pike 3,810 73.21% 1,383 26.58% 11 0.21% 2,427 46.64% 5,204
Potter 5,117 71.78% 1,974 27.69% 38 0.53% 3,143 44.09% 7,129
Schuylkill 51,437 59.39% 34,987 40.40% 186 0.21% 16,450 18.99% 86,610
Snyder 6,836 80.00% 1,686 19.73% 23 0.27% 5,150 60.27% 8,545
Somerset 18,589 58.42% 13,167 41.38% 64 0.20% 5,422 17.04% 31,820
Sullivan 2,011 61.82% 1,239 38.09% 3 0.09% 772 23.73% 3,253
Susquehanna 10,529 73.97% 3,653 25.66% 52 0.37% 6,876 48.31% 14,234
Tioga 11,203 78.65% 3,006 21.10% 35 0.25% 8,197 57.55% 14,244
Union 6,558 80.16% 1,610 19.68% 13 0.16% 4,948 60.48% 8,181
Venango 17,006 72.16% 6,356 26.97% 204 0.87% 10,650 45.19% 23,566
Warren 11,555 71.55% 4,442 27.50% 153 0.95% 7,113 44.04% 16,150
Washington 36,041 39.16% 55,725 60.55% 270 0.29% -19,684 -21.39% 92,036
Wayne 9,623 78.96% 2,530 20.76% 34 0.28% 7,093 58.20% 12,187
Westmoreland 58,923 42.24% 80,068 57.40% 503 0.36% -21,145 -15.16% 139,494
Wyoming 5,772 75.72% 1,815 23.81% 36 0.47% 3,957 51.91% 7,623
York 44,489 52.74% 39,508 46.84% 354 0.42% 4,981 5.91% 84,351
Totals 2,415,789 52.74% 2,146,269 46.85% 18,911 0.41% 269,520 5.88% 4,580,969

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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 
  2. ^ David Leip. "1952 Presidential General Election Results – Pennsylvania". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 
  3. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 385-386 ISBN 0405077114