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1952 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

1952 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1952

← 1946 November 4, 1952 1958 →
 
Nominee Edward Martin Guy K. Bard
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,331,034 2,168,546
Percentage 51.6% 48.0%

U.S. Senate election results map.
Red denotes those won by Martin.
Blue denotes counties won by Bard.

U.S. Senator before election

Edward Martin
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Edward Martin
Republican

The 1952 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Edward Martin successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating the Democratic nominee, Guy K. Bard.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Edward Martin (inc.) 2,331,034 51.58% -7.68%
Democratic Guy K. Bard 2,168,546 47.98% +8.17%
Prohibition Ira S. Sassaman 12,150 0.27% -0.29%
Socialist William J. Van Essen 3,538 0.08% +0.08%
Militant Workers Anna Chester 2,258 0.05% +0.05%
Independent Government Frank Knotek 1,897 0.04% +0.04%
Totals 4,519,423 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 4, 1952" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014.


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