1916 United States Senate election in Maryland
|Elections in Maryland|
The 1916 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 7, 1916.
Incumbent Democratic Senator Blair Lee I ran for election to a full term in office, but was defeated in the Democratic primary by U.S. Representative David John Lewis. Lewis went on to lose the general election to Republican Joseph I. France, a professor of medicine and former State Senator.
- William Cabell Bruce, historian and former State Delegate
- Blair Lee I, incumbent Senator since 1913
- David John Lewis, U.S. Representative from Cumberland
|Democratic||David John Lewis||34,038||44.34%|
|Democratic||Blair Lee I (inc.)||34,801||45.33%|
|Democratic||William Cabell Bruce||7,930||10.33%|
Lee received more raw votes than Lewis did, but Lewis received a higher share of the unit vote at the State Convention.
- Joseph I. France, professor of medicine and former State Senator
- Phillips Lee Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland
|Republican||Joseph I. France||27,951||50.84%|
|Republican||Phillips Lee Goldsborough||27,031||49.16%|
|Republican||Joseph I. France||113,662||49.32%||12.34|
|Democratic||David John Lewis||109,740||47.62%||9.13|
|Prohibition||James W. Frizzell||3,325||1.44%||0.23|
|Socialist||Sylvester L. Young||2,590||1.12%||0.29|
|Labor||Robert E. Long||1,143||0.50%||N/A|
- "MD US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
- "MD US Senate - R Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
- "Archives of Maryland, Volume 0127, Page 0258 - Maryland Manual, 1916-17". msa.maryland.gov.
- "MD US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.