Massachusetts general election was held on November 4, 1952 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The election included:
Democratic and Republican candidates were selected in party primaries held on September 16, 1952.
Statewide elections [ edit ] Senator [ edit ]
John F. Kennedy was elected over Republican incumbent Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., Socialist Labor candidate Thelma Ingersoll, and Prohibition candidate Mark R. Shaw. Governor [ edit ]
Christian A. Herter was elected over Democratic incumbent Paul A. Dever,Peace Progressive candidate Florence H. Luscomb, Socialist Labor candidate Lawrence Gilfedder, and Prohibition candidate Guy S. Williams. Lieutenant Governor [ edit ]
Sumner G. Whittier was elected Lieutenant Governor over Democratic incumbent Charles F. Sullivan, Socialist Labor candidate Francis A. Votano, and Prohibition candidate William R. Ferry. Attorney General [ edit ]
George Fingold was elected Attorney General over Democratic incumbent Francis E. Kelly, Socialist Workers candidate Arthur W. Blomen, and Prohibition candidate Howard B. Rand in the general election. Secretary of the Commonwealth [ edit ]
Secretary of the Commonwealth Edward J. Cronin defeated Republican Beatrice Hancock Mullaney, Socialist Labor candidate Fred M. Ingersoll, and Prohibition candidate Alice M. Ferry in the general election. Treasurer and Receiver-General [ edit ]
Treasurer and Receiver-General Foster Furcolo defeated former state senator William R. Conley, former state representative Alexander F. Sullivan, former Boston Housing Authority chairman Cornelius P. Cronin, state public works employee James E. V. Donelan, Gillette stockroom supervisor John Francis Kennedy, and Jeremiah F. Murphy Jr. in Democratic primary and Republican Roy C. Papalia, Socialist Labor candidate Henning A. Blomen, and Prohibition candidate Harold J. Ireland in the general election.
Massachusetts Treasurer and Receiver-General Republican Primary, 1952  Party Candidate Votes % ± Republican Roy C. Papalia 234,841 58.79% Republican Fred J. Burrell 164,582 41.20% Write-in 5 0.00% Auditor [ edit ]
Auditor Thomas J. Buckley defeated Republican David J. Mintz, Socialist Labor candidate Anthony Martin, and Prohibition candidate Robert A. Simmons in the general election. References [ edit ]