All 4 South Dakota votes to the Electoral College
The 1952 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 4, 1952, as part of the 1952 United States presidential election. South Dakota voters chose four representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
South Dakota was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (R–New York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 69.27% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (D–Illinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 30.73% of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Oglala Lakota County, then known as Shannon County, voted for the Republican candidate.
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Eisenhower, born in Texas, considered a resident of New York, and headquartered at the time in Paris, finally decided to run for the Republican nomination
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