Results of the Democratic primary on September 16, 1952

  • John F. Kennedy ran virtually unopposed. 

Results of the general election on November 4th, 1952

  • Henry Cabot Lodge (R-Beverly) 1,141,247
  • John F. Kennedy (D-Boston) 1,211,984
  • Thelma Ingersoll (Soc. Lab.-Lynn) 4,683
  • Mark R. Shaw (Prohib.-Melrose) 2,508
  • All others 3
  • Blank Ballots 64,123