1852 United States presidential election in Mississippi

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United States presidential election in Mississippi, 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 7 0
Popular vote 26,896 17,558
Percentage 60.50% 39.50%

President before election

Millard Fillmore
Whig

Elected President

Franklin Pierce
Democratic

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

Mississippi voted for the Democratic candidate, Franklin Pierce, over Whig candidate Winfield Scott. Pierce won Mississippi by a margin of 21.00%.

Results

United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1852[1][2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Democratic Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire William R. King of Alabama 26,896 60.50% 7 100.00%
Whig Winfield Scott of New Jersey William A. Graham of North Carolina 17,558 39.50% 0 0.00%
Total 44,454 100.00% 7 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "1852 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi". 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.
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