United States presidential election, 1852
The United States presidential election of 1852 was up for grabs. President Millard Fillmore was not a popular Whig President and the party instead chose Military hero, Winfield Scott. The Democrats instead chose New Hampshire "dark horse" candidate, Franklin Pierce. The results of the election were:
|candidates||popular vote||electoral vote|
|Franklin Pierce||1, 601, 117||254|
|Winfield Scott||1, 385, 453||42|
|John P. Hale||155, 825||0|
- A Pictoral History of the U.S. Presidents, by Clare Gibson, Gramercy Books, 2001.