1952 Senatorial General Election Results - California
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Popular Vote
William F. KnowlandRepublican 3,982,448 87.67%
Reuben W. BoroughIndependent-Progressive 542,270 11.94%
Helen Gahagan DouglasWrite-in 11,812 0.26%
Write-ins- 6,018 0.13%
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Election Notes:
  • Through cross-filing, Knowland ran under the Republican and Democratic tickets.
  • Official source lists statewide scattering write-in vote as 5,910.
Demographic Data

1960 Population:15,717,204Enum.1960 Population Density:38.9persons/km2
1950 Population:10,586,223Enum.1950 Population Density:26.2persons/km2
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:4.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State. State of California Statement of Vote General Election November 4, 1952, California Secretary of State (https://archive.org/stream/stateofcaliforn195262cali#page/n53/mode/2up) (accessed 3 Jul 2015)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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