1940 United States Senate election in New York

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1940 United States Senate election in New York
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← 1938 (Special) November 5, 1940 1946 →
  James Mead.jpg Bruce Barton.jpg
Nominee James M. Mead Bruce Barton
Party Democratic Republican
Alliance American Labor
Popular vote 3,274,766 2,868,852
Percentage 53.26% 46.66%

U.S. senator before election

James M. Mead
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

James M. Mead
Democratic

The United States Senate election of 1940 in New York was held on November 5, 1940. Incumbent Democratic Senator James M. Mead, first elected in 1938 to fill vacancy caused by the death of Royal S. Copeland,[1] was re-elected to a full term in office, defeating Republican Bruce Barton.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Prohibition[edit]

  • Stephen W. Paine

Results[edit]

1940 United States Senate election in New York[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James M. Mead 2,893,407 47.06%
American Labor James M. Mead 381,359 6.20%
Total James M. Mead (Incumbent) 3,274,766 53.26%
Republican Bruce Barton 2,842,942 46.66%
Prohibition Stephen W. Paine 4,944 0.08%
Total votes 6,148,562 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1961: The Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788 and the Congress of the United States, from the First to the Eighty-sixth Congress, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1961, Inclusive. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1961. p. 382. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  2. ^ "NY US Senate". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1940" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved April 22, 2020.