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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1952 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 04, 1952 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1952 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 12, 1953 - 12:00pm
Term End January 14, 1957 - 12:00pm
Turnout 50.69% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last Modifiedev December 13, 2008 12:37am
Data SourcesOfficial returns, America Votes, vol. 1, p. 78.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NameAdlai Ewing Stevenson II Votes2,250,074 (57.10%)
Term01/10/1949 - 01/12/1953 Margin572,067 (+14.52%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameWilliam G. Stratton Votes2,171,786 (50.34%)
Term01/13/1957 - 01/09/1961 Margin36,877 (+0.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 08, 1952 IL Governor- R Primary William G. Stratton
Apr 08, 1952 IL Governor- D Primary Adlai Ewing Stevenson II
Aug 13, 1952 IL Governor- D Replacement nominee Sherwood Dixon
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Name Treasurer William G. Stratton Lt. Gov. Sherwood Dixon Louis Fisher Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor  
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Uncertified Votes2,317,363 (52.48%) 2,089,721 (47.32%) 8,777 (0.20%) 3 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -227,642 (-5.16%) -2,308,586 (-52.28%) -2,317,360 (-52.48%)  
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