United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1952 Article

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1952

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Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York [1] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 611,012 481,649
Percentage 55.70% 43.91%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight Eisenhower
Republican

The 1952 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 4, 1952, as part of the 1952 United States presidential election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Connecticut voted for the Republican nominee, General Dwight D. Eisenhower of New York, over the Democratic nominee, former Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois. Eisenhower ran with Senator Richard Nixon of California, while Stevenson's running mate was Senator John Sparkman of Alabama.

Eisenhower won Connecticut by a margin of 11.79 percent.

Results

United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1952 [2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Dwight David Eisenhower of New York Richard Nixon of California 611,012 55.70% 8 100.00%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson II of Illinois John Jackson Sparkman of Alabama 481,649 43.91% 0 0.00%
Socialist Darlington Hoopes of Pennsylvania Samuel H. Friedman of New York 2,244 0.20% 0 0.00%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan of California Charlotta Amanda Bass of New York 1,466 0.13% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass of New York Stephen Emery of New York 535 0.04% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 5 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 1,096,911 100.00% 8 100.00%

References

  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. ^ "1952 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut".