1952 United States presidential election in Iowa

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

1952 United States presidential election in Iowa
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All 10 Iowa votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[2] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 808,906 451,513
Percentage 63.75% 35.59%

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County Results
Eisenhower
  50-60%
  60-70%
  70-80%
  80-90%


President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Iowa was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 63.75% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 35.59% of the popular vote. As of the 2020 presidential election, this is the last of only two presidential elections – alongside Warren G. Harding’s triumph in 1920 – in which a candidate won every county in Iowa.

ResultsEdit

1952 United States presidential election in Iowa[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 808,906 63.75%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 451,513 35.59%
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 5,085 0.40%
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 2,882 0.23%
Socialist Workers Darlington Hoopes 219 0.02%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 139 0.01%
Write-ins Write-ins 29 0.00%
Total votes 1,268,773 100%

Results by countyEdit

County[4] Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # %
Adair 4,497 71.09% 1,817 28.72% 12 0.19% 2,680 42.36% 6,326
Adams 3,129 69.06% 1,383 30.52% 19 0.42% 1,746 38.53% 4,531
Allamakee 6,087 72.14% 2,341 27.74% 10 0.12% 3,746 44.39% 8,438
Appanoose 5,429 55.38% 4,276 43.61% 99 1.01% 1,153 11.76% 9,804
Audubon 3,605 61.85% 2,220 38.09% 4 0.07% 1,385 23.76% 5,829
Benton 6,316 59.09% 3,831 35.84% 542 5.07% 2,485 23.25% 10,689
Black Hawk 28,671 62.01% 17,360 37.55% 203 0.44% 11,311 24.46% 46,234
Boone 7,901 61.03% 4,896 37.82% 150 1.16% 3,005 23.21% 12,947
Bremer 6,806 74.12% 2,363 25.73% 14 0.15% 4,443 48.38% 9,183
Buchanan 6,431 67.81% 3,019 31.83% 34 0.36% 3,412 35.98% 9,484
Buena Vista 7,539 69.72% 3,254 30.09% 20 0.18% 4,285 39.63% 10,813
Butler 6,360 77.47% 1,836 22.36% 14 0.17% 4,524 55.10% 8,210
Calhoun 5,391 67.68% 2,411 30.27% 164 2.06% 2,980 37.41% 7,966
Carroll 7,473 64.27% 4,139 35.60% 16 0.14% 3,334 28.67% 11,628
Cass 7,355 75.61% 2,349 24.15% 23 0.24% 5,006 51.46% 9,727
Cedar 6,176 71.48% 2,447 28.32% 17 0.20% 3,729 43.16% 8,640
Cerro Gordo 13,207 61.12% 8,354 38.66% 47 0.22% 4,853 22.46% 21,608
Cherokee 6,018 70.46% 2,502 29.29% 21 0.25% 3,516 41.17% 8,541
Chickasaw 5,022 63.18% 2,921 36.75% 6 0.08% 2,101 26.43% 7,949
Clarke 3,215 65.69% 1,653 33.78% 26 0.53% 1,562 31.92% 4,894
Clay 6,271 72.57% 2,258 26.13% 112 1.30% 4,013 46.44% 8,641
Clayton 7,669 67.22% 3,730 32.70% 9 0.08% 3,939 34.53% 11,408
Clinton 15,372 65.73% 7,975 34.10% 38 0.16% 7,397 31.63% 23,385
Crawford 5,646 63.67% 3,107 35.04% 115 1.30% 2,539 28.63% 8,868
Dallas 8,008 63.51% 4,501 35.69% 101 0.80% 3,507 27.81% 12,610
Davis 3,195 58.14% 2,283 41.55% 17 0.31% 912 16.60% 5,495
Decatur 3,621 58.71% 2,521 40.87% 26 0.42% 1,100 17.83% 6,168
Delaware 6,449 73.20% 2,351 26.69% 10 0.11% 4,098 46.52% 8,810
Des Moines 12,182 58.13% 8,686 41.45% 89 0.42% 3,496 16.68% 20,957
Dickinson 4,401 71.05% 1,748 28.22% 45 0.73% 2,653 42.83% 6,194
Dubuque 18,075 55.03% 14,542 44.27% 228 0.69% 3,533 10.76% 32,845
Emmet 4,935 71.48% 1,947 28.20% 22 0.32% 2,988 43.28% 6,904
Fayette 9,152 67.35% 4,403 32.40% 34 0.25% 4,749 34.95% 13,589
Floyd 7,042 70.04% 2,999 29.83% 13 0.13% 4,043 40.21% 10,054
Franklin 5,432 72.72% 1,941 25.98% 97 1.30% 3,491 46.73% 7,470
Fremont 3,802 64.51% 2,085 35.37% 7 0.12% 1,717 29.13% 5,894
Greene 5,378 69.62% 2,228 28.84% 119 1.54% 3,150 40.78% 7,725
Grundy 5,652 78.98% 1,483 20.72% 21 0.29% 4,169 58.26% 7,156
Guthrie 5,377 70.10% 2,281 29.74% 13 0.17% 3,096 40.36% 7,671
Hamilton 7,006 71.29% 2,788 28.37% 34 0.35% 4,218 42.92% 9,828
Hancock 5,115 71.26% 2,053 28.60% 10 0.14% 3,062 42.66% 7,178
Hardin 7,880 70.79% 3,205 28.79% 47 0.42% 4,675 42.00% 11,132
Harrison 5,972 63.76% 3,370 35.98% 24 0.26% 2,602 27.78% 9,366
Henry 6,424 71.93% 2,438 27.30% 69 0.77% 3,986 44.63% 8,931
Howard 4,305 62.56% 2,564 37.26% 12 0.17% 1,741 25.30% 6,881
Humboldt 4,534 67.94% 2,124 31.82% 16 0.24% 2,410 36.11% 6,674
Ida 3,800 70.14% 1,603 29.59% 15 0.28% 2,197 40.55% 5,418
Iowa 5,625 67.27% 2,514 30.06% 223 2.67% 3,111 37.20% 8,362
Jackson 5,867 64.28% 3,074 33.68% 186 2.04% 2,793 30.60% 9,127
Jasper 9,610 58.37% 6,756 41.03% 99 0.60% 2,854 17.33% 16,465
Jefferson 5,630 69.09% 2,470 30.31% 49 0.60% 3,160 38.78% 8,149
Johnson 11,231 58.04% 8,067 41.69% 52 0.27% 3,164 16.35% 19,350
Jones 6,070 66.90% 2,991 32.97% 12 0.13% 3,079 33.94% 9,073
Keokuk 5,712 64.20% 3,135 35.24% 50 0.56% 2,577 28.96% 8,897
Kossuth 7,765 64.15% 4,330 35.77% 10 0.08% 3,435 28.38% 12,105
Lee 12,289 58.61% 8,625 41.13% 55 0.26% 3,664 17.47% 20,969
Linn 31,383 58.72% 21,818 40.83% 240 0.45% 9,565 17.90% 53,441
Louisa 3,675 68.45% 1,673 31.16% 21 0.39% 2,002 37.29% 5,369
Lucas 3,921 63.09% 2,217 35.67% 77 1.24% 1,704 27.42% 6,215
Lyon 4,893 78.59% 1,324 21.27% 9 0.14% 3,569 57.32% 6,226
Madison 4,967 69.48% 2,131 29.81% 51 0.71% 2,836 39.67% 7,149
Mahaska 7,369 63.95% 3,745 32.50% 409 3.55% 3,624 31.45% 11,523
Marion 7,165 57.25% 5,196 41.51% 155 1.24% 1,969 15.73% 12,516
Marshall 11,135 65.93% 5,314 31.46% 441 2.61% 5,821 34.46% 16,890
Mills 4,028 69.04% 1,792 30.72% 14 0.24% 2,236 38.33% 5,834
Mitchell 5,050 69.78% 2,175 30.05% 12 0.17% 2,875 39.73% 7,237
Monona 4,849 62.29% 2,918 37.49% 17 0.22% 1,931 24.81% 7,784
Monroe 3,219 53.28% 2,785 46.09% 38 0.63% 434 7.18% 6,042
Montgomery 6,074 72.88% 2,235 26.82% 25 0.30% 3,839 46.06% 8,334
Muscatine 9,361 61.60% 5,772 37.98% 63 0.41% 3,589 23.62% 15,196
O'Brien 7,130 76.18% 2,192 23.42% 38 0.41% 4,938 52.76% 9,360
Osceola 3,573 71.73% 1,396 28.03% 12 0.24% 2,177 43.71% 4,981
Page 8,840 76.52% 2,669 23.10% 44 0.38% 6,171 53.41% 11,553
Palo Alto 4,595 60.48% 2,993 39.40% 9 0.12% 1,602 21.09% 7,597
Plymouth 8,140 74.29% 2,768 25.26% 49 0.45% 5,372 49.03% 10,957
Pocahontas 4,472 61.73% 2,517 34.74% 256 3.53% 1,955 26.98% 7,245
Polk 60,934 54.03% 50,867 45.10% 982 0.87% 10,067 8.93% 112,783
Pottawattamie 18,894 61.24% 11,897 38.56% 63 0.20% 6,997 22.68% 30,854
Poweshiek 6,105 64.28% 3,318 34.93% 75 0.79% 2,787 29.34% 9,498
Ringgold 3,442 70.66% 1,408 28.91% 21 0.43% 2,034 41.76% 4,871
Sac 6,417 72.15% 2,451 27.56% 26 0.29% 3,966 44.59% 8,894
Scott 29,719 61.88% 17,807 37.08% 500 1.04% 11,912 24.80% 48,026
Shelby 5,135 64.68% 2,762 34.79% 42 0.53% 2,373 29.89% 7,939
Sioux 10,275 83.21% 2,050 16.60% 24 0.19% 8,225 66.60% 12,349
Story 13,857 71.81% 5,299 27.46% 140 0.73% 8,558 44.35% 19,296
Tama 7,061 63.30% 4,076 36.54% 17 0.15% 2,985 26.76% 11,154
Taylor 4,608 71.74% 1,784 27.78% 31 0.48% 2,824 43.97% 6,423
Union 5,742 68.92% 2,566 30.80% 24 0.29% 3,176 38.12% 8,332
Van Buren 3,870 70.62% 1,577 28.78% 33 0.60% 2,293 41.84% 5,480
Wapello 11,571 52.24% 10,449 47.17% 130 0.59% 1,122 5.07% 22,150
Warren 5,911 65.55% 3,042 33.74% 64 0.71% 2,869 31.82% 9,017
Washington 6,946 72.47% 2,604 27.17% 35 0.37% 4,342 45.30% 9,585
Wayne 3,995 61.23% 2,497 38.27% 33 0.51% 1,498 22.96% 6,525
Webster 12,336 57.69% 8,681 40.59% 368 1.72% 3,655 17.09% 21,385
Winnebago 4,574 70.38% 1,905 29.31% 20 0.31% 2,669 41.07% 6,499
Winneshiek 7,154 66.64% 3,560 33.16% 22 0.20% 3,594 33.48% 10,736
Woodbury 27,518 58.36% 19,474 41.30% 159 0.34% 8,044 17.06% 47,151
Worth 3,315 61.34% 2,075 38.40% 14 0.26% 1,240 22.95% 5,404
Wright 6,566 67.12% 3,186 32.57% 31 0.32% 3,380 34.55% 9,783
Totals 808,906 63.92% 451,513 35.68% 5,085 0.40% 357,393 28.24% 1,265,504

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1952 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "U.S. presidential election, 1952". Facts on File. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. 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. ^ a b "1952 Presidential Election Results – Iowa". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas.
  4. ^ "IA US President Race, November 04, 1952". Our Campaigns.