Electoral History of Harry S. Truman - Presidential Races, 1948-1952

Presidential Races, 1948-1952

1948 Democratic presidential primaries:

  • Harry S. Truman (inc.) - 1,419,875 (64.65%)
  • William Alexander Julian - 271,146 (12.35%)
  • Unpledged delegates - 161,629 (7.36%)
  • Harley M. Kilgore - 157,102 (7.15%)
  • W. B. Bixler - 136,401 (6.21%)
  • Lynn Fellows - 11,193 (0.51%)
  • Fred H. Hildebrandt - 8,016 (0.37%)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower - 6,211 (0.28%)
  • Henry A. Wallace - 4,416 (0.20%)

1948 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally):

  • Harry S. Truman (inc.) - 926 (76.47%)
  • Richard B. Russell - 266 (21.97%)
  • James A. Roe - 15 (1.24%)
  • Paul V. McNutt - 3 (0.25%)
  • Alben W. Barkley - 1 (0.08%)

United States presidential election, 1948:

  • Harry S. Truman/Alben W. Barkley (D) - 24,179,347 (49.6%) and 303 electoral votes (57.06%, 28 states carried)
  • Thomas E. Dewey/Earl Warren (R) - 21,991,292 (45.1%) and 189 electoral votes (35.59%, 16 states carried)
  • Strom Thurmond/Fielding L. Wright (Dixiecrat) - 1,175,930 (2.4%) and 39 electoral votes (7.35%, 4 states carried)
  • Henry A. Wallace/Glen H. Taylor (Progressive) - 1,157,328 (2.4%)
  • Norman Thomas/Tucker P. Smith (Socialist) - 139,569 (0.3%)
  • Claude Watson/Dale Learn (Prohibition) - 103,708 (0.2%)
  • Others - 46,361 (0.1%)

1952 Democratic New Hampshire primary:

  • Estes Kefauver - 19,800 (55.01%)
  • Harry S. Truman (inc.) - 15,927 (44.25%)
  • Douglas MacArthur - 151 (0.42%)
  • Jim Farley - 77 (0.21%)
  • Adlai Stevenson II - 40 (0.11%)

1952 Democratic presidential primaries:

  • Estes Kefauver - 3,169,448 (65.04%)
  • Pat Brown - 485,578 (9.97%)
  • Richard B. Russell - 371,179 (7.62%)
  • Matthew M. Neely - 191,471 (3.93%)
  • Robert J. Bulkley - 184,880 (3.79%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 102,527 (2.10%)
  • Adlai Stevenson II - 81,096 (1.66%)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower - 64,911 (1.33%)
  • Harry S. Truman (inc.) - 62,345 (1.28%)
  • Unpledged delegates - 46,361 (0.95%)
  • Robert S. Kerr - 45,285 (0.93%)
  • William O. Douglas - 29,532 (0.61%)
  • W. Averell Harriman - 19,806 (0.41%)
  • Jerome F. Fox - 18,322 (0.38%)

1952 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally):

Most votes received by candidates for party presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.

  • Adlai Stevenson II - 618 (37.36%)
  • Estes Kefauver - 363 (21.95%)
  • Richard B. Russell - 294 (17.78%)
  • W. Averell Harriman - 124 (7.50%)
  • Alben W. Barkley - 79 (4.78%)
  • Robert S. Kerr - 65 (3.93%)
  • Paul A. Dever - 38 (2.30%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 26 (1.57%)
  • J. William Fulbright - 22 (1.33%)
  • James E. Murray - 12 (0.73%)
  • Harry S. Truman (inc.) - 6 (0.36%)
  • Oscar R. Ewing - 4 (0.24%)
  • Paul H. Douglas - 2 (0.12%)
  • William O. Douglas - 1 (0.06%)

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