1952 West Virginia gubernatorial election

The 1952 West Virginia gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1952, to elect the governor of West Virginia. E. H. Hedrick unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic nomination.

1952 West Virginia gubernatorial election

← 1948 November 4, 1952 1956 →
  William C. Marland.jpg Rush D. Holt, Sr. (cropped).jpg
Nominee William C. Marland Rush Holt Sr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 454,898 427,629
Percentage 51.55% 48.46%

1952 West Virginia gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Marland:      50–60%      60–70%
Holt:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Governor before election

Okey L. Patteson
Democratic

Elected Governor

William C. Marland
Democratic

ResultsEdit

West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1952[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William C. Marland 454,898 51.55
Republican Rush Holt Sr. 427,629 48.46
Total votes 882,527 100
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - WV Governor Race - Nov 04, 1952". Retrieved May 22, 2016.

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