United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1952

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1952
Pennsylvania
← 1948 November 4, 1952 1956 →
  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 throughout the continuous 48 states, but not Alaska or Hawaii which would be admitted to the Union in 1959. 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%.

Results[edit]

United States presidential [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

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. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html

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