1852 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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  Franklin Pierce by Brady.jpg Winfield Scott by Fredricks, 1862.jpg
Nominee Franklin Pierce Winfield Scott
Party Democratic Whig
Home state New Hampshire New Jersey
Running mate William R. King William Graham
Electoral vote 27 0
Popular vote 198,562 179,104
Percentage 51.20% 46.18%

President before election

Millard Fillmore
Whig

Elected President

Franklin Pierce
Democratic

The 1852 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 2, 1852, as part of the 1852 United States presidential election. Voters chose 27 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Democratic candidate, Franklin Pierce, over the Whig candidate, Winfield Scott. Pierce won Pennsylvania by a margin of 5.02%.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1852[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Franklin Pierce 198,562 51.20% 27
Whig Winfield Scott 179,104 46.18% 0
Free Soil John P. Hale 8,495 2.19% 0
Native American Jacob Broom 1,678 0.43% 0
Totals 387,839 100.0% 27

References

  1. ^ "1852 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 3 August 2012.