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United States Senate election in New York, 1952

The 1952 United States Senate election in New York was held on November 4, 1952, as part of the bi-annual regular state election, to elect a U.S. Senator. At the same time, all members of the next New York State Assembly and the next New York State Senate, as well as presidential electors were elected.


  • Nominations 1
  • Result 2
  • Sources 3
  • Notes 4
  • See also 5


The Columbia University, for the U.S. Senate.[1]

The Republican State Committee re-nominated the incumbent U.S. Senator Irving M. Ives.

The Democratic State Committee met on August 28, and nominated Brooklyn Borough President John Cashmore for the U.S. Senate.[2]


The Republican incumbent Ives was re-elected with the then largest plurality[3] in state history.

1952 state election result
Ticket / Office U.S. Senator
Republican Irving M. Ives 3,853,934
Democratic John Cashmore 2,521,736
Liberal George S. Counts 489,775
American Labor Corliss Lamont 104,702
Socialist Workers Michael Bartell[4] 4,263
Socialist Joseph G. Glass[5] 3,382
Industrial Government Nathan Karp[6] 2,451


  • Official result: FINAL STATE COUNT GIVES RECORD VOTE; Eisenhower Carried New York by 848,214 Margin as Total of 7,216,054 Cast Ballots in NYT on December 9, 1952 (subscription required)


  1. ^ DR. COUNTS TO STAY AS LIBERAL CHOICE in NYT on September 6, 1952 (subscription required)
  2. ^ LIBERALS ADAMANT AGAINST CASHMORE in NYT on September 3, 1952 (subscription required)
  3. ^ difference between first and second placed candidate, considering the absolute number of votes
  4. ^ Michael Bartell, ran also for Governor in 1950
  5. ^ Joseph G. Glass, ran also for Attorney General in 1942
  6. ^ Nathan Karp (b. ca. 1915), clothing cutter, of Queens, ran also for Lieutenant Governor in 1950; for Mayor of New York in 1953; and for Governor in 1954

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