United States presidential election in Maine, 1952 Article

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United States presidential election in Maine, 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 5 0
Popular vote 232,353 118,806
Percentage 66.05% 33.77%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight Eisenhower
Republican


The 1952 United States presidential election in Maine 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 five representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Maine overwhelmingly 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 Maine by a margin of 32.28 percent.

Results

United States presidential election in Maine, 1952 [2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican Dwight David Eisenhower of New York Richard Nixon of California 232,353 66.05% 5 100.00%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson II of Illinois John Jackson Sparkman of Alabama 118,806 33.77% 0 0.00%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan of California Charlotta Amanda Bass of New York 332 0.09% 0 0.00%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass of New York Stephen Emery of New York 156 0.04% 0 0.00%
Socialist Darlington Hoopes of Pennsylvania Samuel H. Friedman of New York 138 0.03% 0 0.00%
N/A Others Others 1 0.01% 0 0.00%
Total 351,786 100.00% 5 100.00%

Results by county

County Eisenhower# Eisenhower% Stevenson# Stevenson% Others# Others% Total votes cast [3]
Androscoggin 18,049 50.59% 17,560 49.22% 67 0.19% 35,676
Aroostook 16,851 68.85% 7,561 30.89% 64 0.26% 24,476
Cumberland 46,957 69.16% 20,831 30.68% 110 0.16% 67,898
Franklin 5,885 73.23% 2,137 26.59% 14 0.17% 8,036
Hancock 10,596 83.21% 2,111 16.58% 27 0.21% 12,734
Kennebec 21,207 63.59% 12,113 36.32% 31 0.09% 33,351
Knox 8,793 78.32% 2,414 21.50% 20 0.18% 11,227
Lincoln 6,766 83.80% 1,299 16.09% 9 0.11% 8,074
Oxford 11,575 66.62% 5,757 33.13% 43 0.25% 17,375
Penobscot 24,614 68.59% 11,222 31.27% 49 0.14% 35,885
Piscataquis 4,652 67.20% 2,261 32.66% 10 0.14% 6,923
Sagadahoc 5,799 66.90% 2,850 32.88% 19 0.22% 8,668
Somerset 9,805 66.93% 4,815 32.87% 29 0.20% 14,649
Waldo 6,363 80.29% 1,545 19.50% 17 0.21% 7,925
Washington 7,396 65.89% 3,806 33.91% 23 0.20% 11,225
York 27,045 56.74% 20,524 43.06% 95 0.20% 47,664
Totals 232,353 66.05% 118,806 33.77% 627 0.18% 351,786

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 – Maine".
  3. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 203 ISBN  0405077114