1852 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1852 United States presidential election in Michigan

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  Mathew Brady - Franklin Pierce crop.jpg Winfield Scott by Fredricks, 1862 crop.jpg JP-Hale crop.jpg
Nominee Franklin Pierce Winfield Scott John P. Hale
Party Democratic Whig Free Soil
Home state New Hampshire New Jersey New Hampshire
Running mate William R. King William A. Graham George W. Julian
Electoral vote 6 0 0
Popular vote 41,842 33,860 7,237
Percentage 50.45% 40.83% 8.73%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1852.svg
Results by county

President before election

Millard Fillmore

Elected President

Franklin Pierce

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

Michigan voted for the Democratic candidate, Franklin Pierce, over Whig candidate Winfield Scott and Free Soil candidate John P. Hale. Pierce won Michigan by a margin of 9.62%.


1852 United States presidential election in Michigan[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin Pierce 41,842 50.45%
Whig Winfield Scott 33,860 40.83%
Free Soil John P. Hale 7,237 8.73%
Total votes 82,939 100%


  1. ^ "1852 Presidential General Election Results -Michigan". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  2. ^ "1852 Presidential Election". The American Presidency Project. University of California Santa Barbara. Retrieved 2 December 2017.