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1952 United States presidential election in Montana

The 1952 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 4, 1952. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election in Montana, 1952

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  General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower 1947.jpg AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg
Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[1] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 157,394 106,213
Percentage 59.4% 40.1%

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County results

President before election

Harry S. Truman
Democratic

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Montana voted overwhelmingly for the Republican nominee, war hero General Dwight D. Eisenhower, over the Democratic nominee, Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson. Eisenhower won Montana by a landslide margin of 19.32 percent, carrying all counties except four in the mining areas and on the northern border.

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Montana, 1952[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 157,394 59.39% 4
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 106,213 40.07% 0
Progressive Vincent Hallinan 723 0.27% 0
Prohibition Stuart Hamblen 548 0.21% 0
Socialist Darlington Hoopes 159 0.06% 0
Totals 265,037 100.00% 4

Results by countyEdit

Dwight David Eisenhower
Republican
Adlai Stevenson II
Democratic
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[3]
County # % # % # % # % #
Beaverhead 2,196 70.20% 920 29.41% 12 0.38% 1,276 40.79% 3,128
Big Horn 2,165 65.91% 1,114 33.91% 6 0.18% 1,051 31.99% 3,285
Blaine 1,890 60.85% 1,207 38.86% 9 0.29% 683 21.99% 3,106
Broadwater 962 68.86% 435 31.14% 0 0.00% 527 37.72% 1,397
Carbon 2,734 61.16% 1,713 38.32% 23 0.51% 1,021 22.84% 4,470
Carter 921 72.12% 351 27.49% 5 0.39% 570 44.64% 1,277
Cascade 12,176 52.09% 11,051 47.28% 146 0.62% 1,125 4.81% 23,373
Chouteau 2,098 59.35% 1,423 40.25% 14 0.40% 675 19.09% 3,535
Custer 3,461 62.53% 2,050 37.04% 24 0.43% 1,411 25.49% 5,535
Daniels 1,092 62.47% 649 37.13% 7 0.40% 443 25.34% 1,748
Dawson 2,396 65.50% 1,247 34.09% 15 0.41% 1,149 31.41% 3,658
Deer Lodge 3,001 41.58% 4,162 57.67% 54 0.75% -1,161 -16.09% 7,217
Fallon 1,046 70.01% 440 29.45% 8 0.54% 606 40.56% 1,494
Fergus 4,402 65.79% 2,271 33.94% 18 0.27% 2,131 31.85% 6,691
Flathead 7,372 59.09% 4,994 40.03% 110 0.88% 2,378 19.06% 12,476
Gallatin 6,998 71.93% 2,697 27.72% 34 0.35% 4,301 44.21% 9,729
Garfield 723 72.74% 269 27.06% 2 0.20% 454 45.67% 994
Glacier 2,061 54.68% 1,698 45.05% 10 0.27% 363 9.63% 3,769
Golden Valley 471 70.40% 198 29.60% 0 0.00% 273 40.81% 669
Granite 923 65.88% 473 33.76% 5 0.36% 450 32.12% 1,401
Hill 3,474 55.44% 2,748 43.86% 44 0.70% 726 11.59% 6,266
Jefferson 1,084 60.76% 687 38.51% 13 0.73% 397 22.25% 1,784
Judith Basin 1,074 57.96% 746 40.26% 33 1.78% 328 17.70% 1,853
Lake 3,651 65.09% 1,893 33.75% 65 1.16% 1,758 31.34% 5,609
Lewis and Clark 7,663 62.58% 4,563 37.26% 20 0.16% 3,100 25.31% 12,246
Liberty 671 61.67% 411 37.78% 6 0.55% 260 23.90% 1,088
Lincoln 1,881 49.23% 1,907 49.91% 33 0.86% -26 -0.68% 3,821
Madison 1,993 72.42% 751 27.29% 8 0.29% 1,242 45.13% 2,752
McCone 900 56.32% 674 42.18% 24 1.50% 226 14.14% 1,598
Meagher 792 70.71% 326 29.11% 2 0.18% 466 41.61% 1,120
Mineral 553 52.47% 491 46.58% 10 0.95% 62 5.88% 1,054
Missoula 10,053 58.99% 6,901 40.50% 87 0.51% 3,152 18.50% 17,041
Musselshell 1,253 50.08% 1,240 49.56% 9 0.36% 13 0.52% 2,502
Park 4,152 67.51% 1,969 32.02% 29 0.47% 2,183 35.50% 6,150
Petroleum 319 67.30% 155 32.70% 0 0.00% 164 34.60% 474
Phillips 1,771 58.70% 1,224 40.57% 22 0.73% 547 18.13% 3,017
Pondera 1,719 57.45% 1,246 41.64% 27 0.90% 473 15.81% 2,992
Powder River 888 72.67% 327 26.76% 7 0.57% 561 45.91% 1,222
Powell 1,783 57.85% 1,281 41.56% 18 0.58% 502 16.29% 3,082
Prairie 771 69.21% 338 30.34% 5 0.45% 433 38.87% 1,114
Ravalli 3,537 66.37% 1,750 32.84% 42 0.79% 1,787 33.53% 5,329
Richland 2,506 67.28% 1,196 32.11% 23 0.62% 1,310 35.17% 3,725
Roosevelt 1,998 57.36% 1,466 42.09% 19 0.55% 532 15.27% 3,483
Rosebud 1,734 67.92% 805 31.53% 14 0.55% 929 36.39% 2,553
Sanders 1,724 56.01% 1,311 42.59% 43 1.40% 413 13.42% 3,078
Sheridan 1,339 49.39% 1,347 49.69% 25 0.92% -8 -0.30% 2,711
Silver Bow 10,196 43.46% 13,114 55.90% 148 0.63% -2,918 -12.44% 23,458
Stillwater 1,689 67.02% 816 32.38% 15 0.60% 873 34.64% 2,520
Sweet Grass 1,315 77.17% 372 21.83% 17 1.00% 943 55.34% 1,704
Teton 1,978 58.56% 1,389 41.12% 11 0.33% 589 17.44% 3,378
Toole 1,853 56.25% 1,426 43.29% 15 0.46% 427 12.96% 3,294
Treasure 392 65.66% 205 34.34% 0 0.00% 187 31.32% 597
Valley 2,462 53.28% 2,130 46.09% 29 0.63% 332 7.18% 4,621
Wheatland 1,026 63.85% 572 35.59% 9 0.56% 454 28.25% 1,607
Wibaux 556 62.82% 324 36.61% 5 0.56% 232 26.21% 885
Yellowstone 17,556 66.61% 8,750 33.20% 51 0.19% 8,806 33.41% 26,357
Totals 157,394 59.39% 106,213 40.07% 1,430 0.54% 51,181 19.31% 265,037

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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
  2. ^ David Leip. "1952 Presidential General Election Results – Montana". Dave Leip’s U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  3. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; p. 273 ISBN 0405077114