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

1948 November 4, 1952[1] 1956 ->

All 9 Washington votes to the Electoral College
  President Eisenhower Portrait 1959.tif 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 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 California Senator Richard Nixon, with 54.33 percent of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (D-Illinois), running with Alabama Senator John Sparkman, with 44.69 percent of the popular vote.[4][5]

This was the last time the Republican Party carried Pacific County until Donald Trump did so in 2016.[6]

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%

Results by county

Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[7]
County # % # % # % # % #
Adams 2,181 66.29% 1,104 33.56% 5 0.15% 1,077 32.74% 3,290
Asotin 2,722 55.62% 2,160 44.14% 12 0.25% 562 11.48% 4,894
Benton 13,412 57.40% 9,889 42.33% 63 0.27% 3,523 15.08% 23,364
Chelan 11,164 61.73% 6,867 37.97% 53 0.29% 4,297 23.76% 18,084
Clallam 6,442 53.96% 5,390 45.15% 106 0.89% 1,052 8.81% 11,938
Clark 18,973 50.83% 18,153 48.63% 202 0.54% 820 2.20% 37,328
Columbia 1,511 66.18% 765 33.51% 7 0.31% 746 32.68% 2,283
Cowlitz 12,366 52.08% 11,242 47.34% 138 0.58% 1,124 4.73% 23,746
Douglas 2,954 55.43% 2,361 44.30% 14 0.26% 593 11.13% 5,329
Ferry 687 47.38% 754 52.00% 9 0.62% -67 -4.62% 1,450
Franklin 3,291 53.89% 2,798 45.82% 18 0.29% 493 8.07% 6,107
Garfield 1,157 66.76% 559 32.26% 17 0.98% 598 34.51% 1,733
Grant 4,512 50.61% 4,381 49.14% 22 0.25% 131 1.47% 8,915
Grays Harbor 12,168 49.30% 12,317 49.90% 198 0.80% -149 -0.60% 24,683
Island 2,901 61.68% 1,772 37.68% 30 0.64% 1,129 24.01% 4,703
Jefferson 2,355 54.70% 1,933 44.90% 17 0.39% 422 9.80% 4,305
King 200,507 53.93% 165,583 44.54% 5,681 1.53% 34,924 9.39% 371,771
Kitsap 16,876 44.89% 20,531 54.61% 189 0.50% -3,655 -9.72% 37,596
Kittitas 5,201 56.69% 3,937 42.91% 36 0.39% 1,264 13.78% 9,174
Klickitat 2,845 56.78% 2,140 42.71% 26 0.52% 705 14.07% 5,011
Lewis 12,287 62.78% 7,115 36.35% 169 0.86% 5,172 26.43% 19,571
Lincoln 3,422 63.31% 1,974 36.52% 9 0.17% 1,448 26.79% 5,405
Mason 3,827 49.70% 3,830 49.74% 43 0.56% -3 -0.04% 7,700
Okanogan 6,085 55.57% 4,817 43.99% 48 0.44% 1,268 11.58% 10,950
Pacific 3,846 50.19% 3,778 49.30% 39 0.51% 68 0.89% 7,663
Pend Oreille 1,566 52.87% 1,380 46.59% 16 0.54% 186 6.28% 2,962
Pierce 56,515 49.66% 56,132 49.32% 1,164 1.02% 383 0.34% 113,811
San Juan 1,133 64.16% 619 35.05% 14 0.79% 514 29.11% 1,766
Skagit 11,446 57.37% 8,321 41.71% 185 0.93% 3,125 15.66% 19,952
Skamania 1,072 52.29% 978 47.71% 0 0.00% 94 4.59% 2,050
Snohomish 26,749 47.94% 28,518 51.11% 534 0.96% -1,769 -3.17% 55,801
Spokane 56,958 55.17% 45,827 44.39% 451 0.44% 11,131 10.78% 103,236
Stevens 4,458 56.54% 3,355 42.55% 72 0.91% 1,103 13.99% 7,885
Thurston 13,904 58.32% 9,764 40.96% 172 0.72% 4,140 17.37% 23,840
Wahkiakum 815 46.31% 928 52.73% 17 0.97% -113 -6.42% 1,760
Walla Walla 11,987 67.28% 5,738 32.21% 92 0.52% 6,249 35.07% 17,817
Whatcom 17,590 57.06% 12,877 41.77% 361 1.17% 4,713 15.29% 30,828
Whitman 8,905 65.67% 4,611 34.00% 44 0.32% 4,294 31.67% 13,560
Yakima 32,317 64.06% 17,647 34.98% 483 0.96% 14,670 29.08% 50,447
Totals 599,107 54.33% 492,845 44.69% 10,756 0.98% 106,262 9.64% 1,102,708

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. 
  6. ^ http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/20161108/pacific/
  7. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 491 ISBN 0405077114

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