1952 United States Senate election in Indiana

The 1952 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator William E. Jenner was for re-elected to a second term in office over Governor of Indiana Henry F. Schricker.

1952 United States Senate election in Indiana

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  WilliamJenner.jpg Henry Schricker 1943 (cropped).jpg
Nominee William E. Jenner Henry F. Schricker
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,020,605 911,169
Percentage 52.44% 46.82%

U.S. senator before election

William E. Jenner
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William E. Jenner
Republican

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Carl Leon Eddy (Progressive)
  • William E. Jenner, incumbent Senator since 1947 (Republican)
  • John Marion Morris (Socialist Labor)
  • Henry F. Schricker, Governor of Indiana (Democratic)
  • Carl W. Thompson (Prohibition)

ResultsEdit

1952 U.S. Senate election in Indiana[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William E. Jenner (incumbent) 1,020,605 52.44%  2.47
Democratic Henry F. Schricker 911,169 46.82%  3.46
Prohibition Carl W. Thompson 12,734 0.65%  0.91
Progressive Carl Leon Eddy 891 0.05% N/A
Socialist John Marion Morris 719 0.04%  0.07
Total votes 1,946,118 100.00%
Republican hold

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