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1952 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1952

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All 14 North Carolina votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Adlai Stevenson Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois New York[2]
Running mate John Sparkman Richard Nixon
Electoral vote 14 0
Popular vote 652,803 558,107
Percentage 53.9% 46.1%

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County Results

President before election

Harry S. Truman

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

North Carolina was won by Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 53.91% of the popular vote, against Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 46.09% of the popular vote.[4][5]


United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 652,803 53.91%
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 558,107 46.09%
Total votes 1,210,910 100%


  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 - North Carolina". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1952". Retrieved July 25, 2017.