1952 United States presidential election in Louisiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1952

← 1948 November 4, 1952[1] 1956 →

All 10 Louisiana votes to the Electoral College
  AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower 1947.jpg
Nominee Adlai Stevenson Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois New York[2]
Running mate John Sparkman Richard Nixon
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 345,027 306,925
Percentage 52.9% 47.1%

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

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

Louisiana was won by Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 52.92% of the popular vote, against Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 47.08% of the popular vote.[4][5] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Ouachita Parish, Union Parish, and LaSalle Parish voted for the Democratic candidate.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 345,027 52.92%
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 306,925 47.08%
Total votes 651,952 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1952 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "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
  3. ^ "1952 Election for the Forty-Second Term (1953-57)". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "1952 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1952". Retrieved July 25, 2017.