United States Presidential Election in Washington (state), 1952
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United States Presidential Election in Washington State , 1952
United States presidential election in Washington, 1952
Washington (state)
1948 November 4, 1952[1] 1956 ->

All 9 Washington 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 9 0
Popular vote 599,107 492,845
Percentage 54.3% 44.7%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

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

Washington was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (R-New York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 54.33% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (D-Illinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 44.69% of the popular vote.[4][5]

Results

United States presidential election in Washington, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 599,107 54.33%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 492,845 45.69%
Constitution Douglas MacArthur 7,290 0.65%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 2,460 0.22%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 633 0.06%
Socialist Darlington Hoopes 254 0.02%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 119 0.01%
Total votes 1,102,708 100%

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1952 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ "U.S. presidential election, 1952". Facts on File. Retrieved 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 2017. 
  4. ^ "1952 Presidential General Election Results - Washington". Retrieved 2017. 
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1952". Retrieved 2017. 

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