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The 1952 Massachusetts gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1952. Republican Christian Herter defeated Democratic incumbent Paul A. Dever, Socialist Labor candidate Lawrence Gilfedder, Peace Progressive candidate Florence H. Luscomb, and Prohibition candidate Guy S. Williams.
In the race for Lieutenant Governor, Republican Sumner G. Whittier defeated Democrat Charles F. Sullivan, Prohibition candidate William R. Ferry, and Socialist Labor candidate Francis A. Votano.
Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1952 Wikipedia
Christian Herter and Paul Dever ran unopposed for their respective nominations. Sumner Whittier ran unopposed for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor.
Charles F. "Jeff" Sullivan defeated Brockton Mayor C. Gerald Lucey, Middlesex County Commissioner Thomas B. Brennan, businessman Thomas J. Kurey, and former State Senators Edward C. Carroll and Joseph L. Murphy for the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor.