1922 United States Senate election in Maryland

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1922 United States Senate election in Maryland

← 1916 November 7, 1922 1928 →
  Sen. Wm. Cabell Bruce of Md. LCCN2016848457 (cropped).jpg Joseph France, photo portrait head and shoulders.jpg
Nominee William Cabell Bruce Joseph I. France
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 160,947 139,581
Percentage 52.61% 45.63%

U.S. senator before election

Joseph I. France
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William Cabell Bruce
Democratic

The 1922 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 7, 1922.

Incumbent Republican Senator Joseph I. France ran for re-election to a second term in office, but was defeated by Democrat William Cabell Bruce.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

1922 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph I. France (inc.) 38,587 59.15%
Republican John W. Garrett 26,648 40.85%
Total votes 65,235 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

1922 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1][3][a]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Cabell Bruce 41,368 48.15%
Democratic William I. Norris 26,261 30.57%
Democratic David John Lewis 18,283 21.28%
Total votes 85,912 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

1922 U.S. Senate election in Maryland[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William Cabell Bruce 160,947 52.61% Increase4.99
Republican Joseph I. France (inc.) 139,581 45.63% Decrease3.69
Labor Robert E. Long 2,909 0.95% Increase0.45
Socialist James L. Smiley 2,026 0.81% Decrease0.41
Total votes 474,067 100.00%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The source appears to indicate that this race utilized instant run-off voting. However, it is not clear from the source material how the second choice votes were applied, if at all.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Results" (PDF). msa.maryland.gov. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  2. ^ "MD US Senate - R Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  3. ^ "MD US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  4. ^ http://aomol.msa.maryland.gov/000001/000134/pdf/am134--188.pdf
  5. ^ "MD US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.