1852 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1852

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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 A. Graham
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 39,788 39,043
Percentage 50.43% 49.49%

President before election

Millard Fillmore
Whig

Elected President

Franklin Pierce
Democratic

The 1852 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 2, 1852, as part of the 1852 United States presidential election. Voters chose 10 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

North Carolina voted for the Democratic candidate, Franklin Pierce, over Whig candidate Winfield Scott. Pierce won North Carolina by a margin of 0.94%.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1852[1][2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire William R. King of Alabama 39,788 50.43% 10 100.00%
Whig Winfield Scott of New Jersey William A. Graham of North Carolina 39,043 49.49% 0 0.00%
Write-in (other) N/A 60 0.08% 0 0.00%
Total 78,891 100.00% 10 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1852 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina". 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.