1952 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Nominee Lee E. Emerson Robert W. Larrow Henry D. Vail
Party Republican Democratic Write-In
Popular vote 78,338 60,051 12,447
Percentage 51.9% 39.8% 8.3%

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County results
Emerson:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Larrow:      40–50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Lee E. Emerson
Republican

Elected Governor

Lee E. Emerson
Republican

The 1952 Vermont gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Republican Lee E. Emerson ran successfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Democratic candidate Robert W. Larrow and write-in candidate Henry D. Vail.

Republican primary

Candidates

Endorsements

Henry Vail
Individuals

Results

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee E. Emerson (inc.) 35,296 51.9
Republican Henry D. Vail 32,698 48.1
Republican Other 12 0.0
Total votes '68,006' '100'

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Robert W. Larrow 5,184 98.8
Democratic Other 63 1.2
Total votes '5,247' '100'

General election

Results

1952 Vermont gubernatorial election[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee E. Emerson (inc.) 78,338 51.9
Democratic Robert W. Larrow 60,051 39.8
Write-In Henry D. Vail 12,447 8.3
N/A Other 26 0.0
Total votes '150,862' '100'

References

  1. ^ a b Burton, William J. (December 9, 1952). "Political Horizons". The Bennington Evening Banner. Retrieved May 2, 2022.
  2. ^ Bergman, Vonda (September 8, 1952). "Gen. Edson backs Vail for governor". Rutland Daily Herald. Retrieved May 2, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 January 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  4. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.