United States presidential election, 1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Republican nominee with Richard Nixon as running mate. Carried 39 states with 442 electoral votes, and 34,075, 529 Popular votes. Democratic's nominee was Adlai Stevenson and John Sparkman as running mate.
November 2, 1948 – United States presidential election, 1948: Democratic incumbent Harry S. Truman defeats Republican Thomas E. Dewey and 'Dixiecrat' Strom Thurmond. Famous photograph of Truman grinning and holding up a copy of the newspaper that erroneously announced his defeat