1944 United States Senate elections

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1944 United States Senate elections

← 1942 November 7, 1944 1946 →

35 of the 96 seats in the United States Senate
49 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  AlbenBarkley.jpg WallaceWhiteJr.jpg
Leader Alben Barkley Wallace White
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since July 22, 1937 February 25, 1944
Leader's seat Kentucky Maine
Seats before 58 37
Seats won 57 38
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 17,590,770 16,127,651
Percentage 50.3% 46.1%
Swing Increase 3.6% Decrease 3.1%
Seats up 22 13
Races won 21 14

  Third party
 
Party Progressive
Seats before 1
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 73,089
Percentage 0.2%
Swing Increase 0.2%
Seats up 0
Races won 0

US 1944 senate election map.svg
Results of the elections:
     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold
     No election

Majority Leader before election

Alben Barkley
Democratic

Elected Majority Leader

Alben Barkley
Democratic

The United States Senate elections of 1944 coincided with the re-election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to his fourth term as President. The Democrats retained their large majority, although they lost a net of one seat to the Republicans.

Incumbents defeated[edit]

Democrats defeated three Republican incumbents:

  1. Connecticut. John A. Danaher
  2. North Dakota. Gerald P. Nye
  3. Pennsylvania. James J. Davis

Republicans defeated one Democratic incumbent:

  1. Iowa. Guy M. Gillette

Retirements[edit]

Republicans took three open seats:

  1. Indiana
  2. Missouri
  3. New Jersey (where a Democrat had been appointed to a Republican vacancy).

Change in composition[edit]

Before the elections[edit]

At the beginning of 1944.

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21 D22 D23 D24 D25 D26 D27 D28
D38
Ariz.
Ran
D37
Ala.
Ran
D36 D35 D34 D33 D32 D31 D30 D29
D39
Ark.
Ran
D40
Calif.
Ran
D41
Fla.
Ran
D42
Ga.
Ran
D43
Idaho
Ran
D44
Ill.
Ran
D45
Ind. (sp)
Ind. (reg)
Retired
D46
Iowa
Ran
D47
Ky.
Ran
D48
La.
Ran
Majority → D49
Md.
Ran
D58
Wash.
Retired
D57
Utah
Ran
D56
S.C.
Ran
D55
Okla.
Ran
D54
N.C.
Retired
D53
N.Y.
Ran
D52
N.J. (sp)
Ran
D51
Nev.
Ran
D50
Mo.
Ran
P1 R37
Wisc.
Ran
R36
Vt.
Ran
R35
S.D.
Ran
R34
Pa.
Ran
R33
Ore. (sp)
Ran
R32
Ore. (reg)
Ran
R31
Ohio
Ran
R30
N.D.
Ran
R29
N.H.
Ran
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25
Colo.
Ran
R26
Conn.
Ran
R27
Kan.
Ran
R28
Mass. (sp)
Retired
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8

Election results[edit]

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21 D22 D23 D24 D25 D26 D27 D28
D38
Ariz.
Re-elected
D37
Ala.
Re-elected
D36 D35 D34 D33 D32 D31 D30 D29
D39
Ark.
Hold
D40
Calif.
Re-elected
D41
Fla.
Re-elected
D42
Ga.
Re-elected
D43
Idaho
Hold
D44
Ill.
Re-elected
D45
Ky.
Re-elected
D46
La.
Re-elected
D47
Md.
Re-elected
D48
Nev.
Re-elected
Majority → D49
N.Y.
Re-elected
P1 D57
Pa.
Gain
D56
N.D.
Gain
D55
Conn.
Gain
D54
Wash.
Hold
D53
Utah
Re-elected
D52
S.C.
Hold
D51
Okla.
Re-elected
D50
N.C.
Hold
R38
N.J. (sp)
Gain
R37
Mo.
Gain
R36
Iowa
Gain
R35
Ind. (sp)
Ind. (reg)
Gain
R34
Wisc.
Re-elected
R33
Vt.
Re-elected
R32
S.D.
Re-elected
R31
Ore. (sp)
Elected[a]
R30
Ore. (reg)
Hold
R29
Ohio
Re-elected
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25
Colo.
Re-elected
R26
Kan.
Re-elected
R27
Mass. (sp)
Hold
R28
N.H.
Re-elected
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Key
D# Democratic
P# Progressive
R# Republican

Race summaries[edit]

Special elections during the 78th Congress[edit]

In these special elections, the winner was seated during 1944 or before January 3, 1945; ordered by election date.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Indiana
Class 3
Samuel D. Jackson Democratic 1944 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected November 7, 1944.
Republican gain.
Winner did not run for the next term, see below.
Massachusetts
Class 2
Sinclair Weeks Republican 1944 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected November 7, 1944.
Republican hold.
New Jersey
Class 1
Arthur Walsh Democratic 1943 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected November 7, 1944.
Republican gain.
Oregon
Class 2
Guy Cordon Republican 1944 (Appointed) Interim appointee elected November 7, 1944.

Races leading to the 79th Congress[edit]

In these general elections, the winners were elected for the term beginning January 3, 1945; ordered by state.

All of the elections involved the Class 3 seats.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Alabama J. Lister Hill Democratic 1938 (Appointed)
1938 (Special)
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Arizona Carl Hayden Democratic 1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Arkansas Hattie Wyatt Caraway Democratic 1931 (Appointed)
1932 (Special)
1932
1938
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
California Sheridan Downey Democratic 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
Colorado Eugene Millikin Republican 1941 (Appointed)
1942
Incumbent re-elected.
Connecticut John A. Danaher Republican 1938 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Florida Claude Pepper Democratic 1936 (Special)
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Georgia Walter F. George Democratic 1922 (Special)
1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Idaho David Worth Clark Democratic 1938 Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Illinois Scott W. Lucas Democratic 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
Indiana Samuel D. Jackson Democratic 1944 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Winner did not run to finish the term, see above.
Iowa Guy Gillette Democratic 1936 (Special)
1938
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Kansas Clyde M. Reed Republican 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky Alben W. Barkley Democratic 1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Louisiana John H. Overton Democratic 1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Maryland Millard Tydings Democratic 1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Missouri Bennett Champ Clark Democratic 1932
1933 (Appointed)
1938
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Nevada Pat McCarran Democratic 1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
New Hampshire Charles W. Tobey Republican 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
New York Robert F. Wagner Democratic 1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina Robert Rice Reynolds Democratic 1932
1932 (Special)
1938
Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
North Dakota Gerald Nye Republican 1925 (Appointed)
1926 (Special)
1932
1938
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Ohio Robert A. Taft Republican 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
Oklahoma Elmer Thomas Democratic 1926
1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Oregon Rufus C. Holman Republican 1938 Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Pennsylvania James J. Davis Republican 1930 (Special)
1932
1938
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
South Carolina Ellison D. Smith Democratic 1909
1914
1920
1926
1932
1938
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Incumbent died November 17, 1944.
Different senator appointed just to finish the term.
South Dakota John Chandler Gurney Republican 1938 Incumbent re-elected.
Utah Elbert D. Thomas Democratic 1932
1938
Incumbent re-elected.
Vermont George Aiken Republican 1940 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
Washington Homer Bone Democratic 1932
1938
Incumbent retired to become Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Incumbent resigned November 13, 1944 and winner was appointed December 14, 1944 to the finish term.
Wisconsin Alexander Wiley Republican 1938 Incumbent re-elected.

Alabama[edit]

Alabama election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic J. Lister Hill (Incumbent) 202,604 81.78%
Republican John A. Posey 41,983 16.95%
Prohibition Parrish 3,162 1.28%
Majority 160,621 64.83%
Turnout 247,749
Democratic hold

Arizona[edit]

Arizona election

← 1938
1950 →
  Carl Hayden.jpg Fred Wildon Fickett, Jr.jpg
Nominee Carl Hayden Fred Wildon Fickett Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 90,335 39,891
Percentage 69.4% 30.6%

U.S. senator before election

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Three-term Democrat Carl T. Hayden was easily re-elected.

1944 United States Senate election in Arizona[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 90,335 69.37%
Republican Fred Wildon Fickett Jr. 39,891 30.63%
Majority 50,444 38.74%
Turnout 130,226
Democratic hold

Hayden would be re-elected three more times before retiring in 1962.

Arkansas[edit]

Arkansas election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic J. William Fulbright 182,499 85.10%
Republican Victor M. Wade 31,942 14.90%
Majority 150,575 70.20%
Turnout 214,441
Democratic hold

California[edit]

California election

← 1938
1950 →
  SDowney.jpg
Nominee Sheridan Downey Frederick F. Houser
Party Democratic Republican
Alliance Prohibition
Popular vote 1,728,155 1,576,553
Percentage 52.29% 47.71%

U.S. senator before election

Sheridan Downey
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Sheridan Downey
Democratic

California election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sheridan Downey (Incumbent) 1,728,155 52.29%
Republican Frederick F. Houser 1,576,553 47.00%
None Scattering 526 0.02%
Majority 151,602 5.29%
Turnout 3,305,234
Democratic hold

Colorado[edit]

Colorado election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eugene Millikin (Incumbent) 277,410 56.06%
Democratic Barney L. Whatley 214,335 43.31%
Socialist Carle Whitehead 3,143 0.64%
Majority 63,075 12.75%
Turnout 494,888
Republican hold

Connecticut[edit]

Connecticut election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brien McMahon 430,716 51.99%
Republican John A. Danaher (Incumbent) 391,748 47.28%
Socialist Spender Anderson 6,033 0.73%
Majority 38,968 4.71%
Turnout 828,497
Democratic gain from Republican

Florida[edit]

Florida election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Claude Pepper (Incumbent) 335,685 71.28%
Republican Miles H. Draper 135,258 28.72%
Majority 200,427 42.56%
Turnout 470,943
Democratic hold

Georgia[edit]

Georgia election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter F. George (Incumbent) 272,569 100.00%
None Scattering 4 0.00%
Majority 272,565 100.00%
Turnout 272,573
Democratic hold

Idaho[edit]

Idaho election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glen H. Taylor 107,096 51.13%
Republican C. A. Bottolfsen 102,373 48.87%
Majority 4,723 2.26%
Turnout 209,469
Democratic hold

Illinois[edit]

Illinois election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott W. Lucas (Incumbent) 2,059,023 52.61%
Republican Richard J. Lyons 1,841,793 47.06%
Socialist Labor Frank Schnur 7,312 0.19%
Prohibition Enoch A. Holtwick 5,798 0.15%
Majority 217,230 5.55%
Turnout 3,913,926
Democratic hold

Indiana[edit]

There were 2 elections in Indiana, due to the January 25, 1944 death of Democrat Frederick Van Nuys.

Democrat Samuel D. Jackson was appointed to continue the term, pending a special election. Republican William E. Jenner won the special election to finish the term, and Republican Homer E. Capehart won the general election to the next term.

Indiana (Special)[edit]

Indiana special election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Jenner 857,250 52.11%
Democratic Cornelius O’Brien 775,417 47.14%
Prohibition Carl W. Thompson 12,349 0.75%
Majority 81,833 4.97%
Turnout 1,645,016
Republican hold

Indiana (Regular)[edit]

Indiana election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Homer E. Capehart 829,489 50.23%
Democratic Henry F. Schricker 807,766 48.91%
Prohibition George W. Holston 12,213 0.74%
Socialist Marid B. Tomish 1,917 0.12%
Majority 21,723 1.32%
Turnout 1,651,385
Republican gain from Democratic

Iowa[edit]

Iowa election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bourke B. Hickenlooper 523,963 51.28%
Democratic Guy Gillette (Incumbent) 494,229 48.37%
Prohibition W. S. Bowden 2,751 0.27%
Socialist C. W. Drescher 744 0.07%
Majority 29,734 2.91%
Turnout 1,021,687
Republican gain from Democratic

Kansas[edit]

Kansas election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clyde M. Reed (Incumbent) 387,090 57.84%
Democratic Thurman Hill 272,053 40.65%
Prohibition L. B. Dubbs 7,674 1.15%
Socialist Arthur Goodwin Billings 2,374 0.35%
Majority 115,037 17.19%
Turnout 669,191
Republican hold

Kentucky[edit]

Kentucky election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alben W. Barkley (Incumbent) 464,053 54.81%
Republican James Park 380,425 44.93%
Prohibition Robert H. Garrison 1,808 0.21%
Socialist Labor Yona M. Marret 340 0.04%
None Scattering 1.15% 0.00%
Majority 83,628 9.88%
Turnout 846,627
Democratic hold

Louisiana[edit]

Louisiana election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John H. Overton (Incumbent) 287,365 99.99%
Independent Maurice E. Clark 26 0.01%
Majority 287,339 99.98%
Turnout 287,391
Democratic hold

Maryland[edit]

Maryland election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Millard Tydings (Incumbent) 344,725 61.73%
Republican Blanchard Randall Jr. 213,705 38.27%
Majority 131,020 23.44%
Turnout 558,430
Democratic hold

Massachusetts (Special)[edit]

Republican Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. resigned February 3, 1944 to return to active duty in the U.S. Army during World War II. Republican Sinclair Weeks was appointed February 8, 1944 to continue the term until an election was held. A special election was held on November 7, 1944 with Republican Massachusetts Governor Leverett Saltonstall defeating his challengers. He didn't take office until January 4, 1945, when his term as Governor ended.

Massachusetts special election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Leverett Saltonstall 1,228,754 64.29% +11.85%
Democratic John H. Corcoran 667,086 34.90% -11.71%
Socialist Labor Bernard G. Kelly 12,296 0.64% +0.29%
Prohibition E. Tallmadge Root 3,269 0.17% -0.09%
None Scattering 17 0.00%
Majority 561,668 29.38%
Turnout 1,911,422
Republican hold

Missouri[edit]

Missouri election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Forrest C. Donnell 778,778 49.95%
Democratic Roy McKittrick 776,790 49.82%
Socialist D. B. Preisler 3,320 0.21%
Socialist Labor William Wesley Cox 215 0.01%
Majority 1,988 0.13%
Turnout 1,559,103
Republican gain from Democratic

Nevada[edit]

Nevada election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat McCarran (Incumbent) 30,595 58.38%
Republican George W. Malone 21,816 41.62%
Majority 8,779 16.76%
Turnout 52,411
Democratic hold

New Hampshire[edit]

New Hampshire election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles W. Tobey (Incumbent) 110,549 50.93%
Democratic Joseph J. Betley 106,508 49.07%
Majority 4,041 1.86%
Turnout 217,057
Republican hold

New Jersey (Special)[edit]

New Jersey special election

← 1940 November 7, 1944 1946 →
  Howardalexandersmith.jpg ElmerHWene (cropped).jpg
Nominee H. Alexander Smith Elmer H. Wene
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 939,987 910,096
Percentage 50.44% 48.84%

Senator before election

Arthur Walsh
Democratic

Elected Senator

H. Alexander Smith
Republican

New Jersey special election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Alexander Smith 940,051 50.44%
Democratic Elmer H. Wene 910,096 48.84%
Prohibition George W. Ridout 9,873 0.53%
Socialist Labor John C. Butterworth 1,997 0.11%
Socialist Morris Riger 1,593 0.09%
Majority 29,955 1.60%
Turnout 1,863,610
Republican gain from Democratic

New York[edit]

The Socialist Labor state convention met on April 2 at the Cornish Arms Hotel, the corner of Eighth Avenue and Twenty-eighth Street, in New York City. They nominated Eric Hass for the U.S. Senate.[3] At that time, the party used the name "Industrial Government Party" on the ballot, but was also referred to as the "Industrial Labor Party".

The Liberal Party was organized by a state convention with about 1,100 delegates who met on May 19 and 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. They endorsed the incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner for re-election.[4] The party filed a petition to nominate candidates which was allowed by Secretary of State Curran on August 25.[5]

The Republican State Committee met on August 8 at Albany, New York. They nominated Secretary of State Thomas J. Curran for the U.S. Senate.[6]

The Democratic State Committee met on August 8 at the National Democratic Club at 233, Madison Avenue in New York City. They re-nominated the incumbent U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner.[7]

The American Labor state convention met on August 10. They endorsed the Democratic nominee Wagner.[8]

The Democratic/American Labor/Liberal ticket was elected and incumbent Wagner was re-elected.

Democratic Robert F. Wagner 2,485,735
Republican Thomas J. Curran 2,899,497
American Labor Robert F. Wagner 483,785
Liberal Robert F. Wagner 325,056
Industrial Government Eric Hass 15,244

North Carolina[edit]

North Carolina election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde R. Hoey 533,813 70.25%
Republican A. I. Ferree 226,037 29.75%
Majority 307,776 40.50%
Turnout 759,850
Democratic hold

North Dakota[edit]

North Dakota election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Moses 95,102 45.20%
Republican Gerald Nye (Incumbent) 69,530 33.04%
Independent Lynn U. Stumbaugh 44,596 21.19%
Independent Bernard J. O’Laughlin 705 0.34%
Prohibition L. D. Harris 489 0.23%
Majority 25,572 12.16%
Turnout 210,422
Democratic gain from Republican

Ohio[edit]

Ohio election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert A. Taft (Incumbent) 1,500,609 50.30%
Democratic William G. Pickrel 1,482,610 49.70%
Majority 17,999 0.60%
Turnout 2,983,219
Republican hold

Oklahoma[edit]

Oklahoma election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elmer Thomas (Incumbent) 390,851 55.65%
Republican William J. Otjen 309,222 44.02%
Independent Paul V. Beck 1,128 0.16%
Independent T. B. Williams 674 0.10%
Independent Paul R. Nagle 519 0.07%
Majority 81,629 11.63%
Turnout 702,394
Democratic hold

Oregon[edit]

Oregon (Special)[edit]

Oregon special election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Guy Cordon 260,631 57.54%
Democratic Willis Mahoney 192,305 42.46%
Majority 68,326 15.08%
Turnout 452,936
Republican hold

Oregon (Regular)[edit]

Oregon election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne Morse (Incumbent) 269,095 60.71%
Democratic Edgar W. Smith 174,140 39.29%
Majority 94,955 21.42%
Turnout 443,235
Republican hold

Pennsylvania[edit]

Pennsylvania election

← 1938
1950 →
  M001127.jpg Jjdavis.jpg
Nominee Francis J. Myers James J. Davis
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,864,622 1,840,938
Percentage 49.99% 49.35%

Pennsylvania Senatorial Election Results by County, 1944.svg
County results

U.S. senator before election

James J. Davis
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Francis J. Myers
Democratic

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Francis J. Myers 1,864,622 49.99%
Republican James J. Davis (Incumbent) 1,840,938 49.35%
Socialist J. Henry Stump 14,129 0.38%
Prohibition Charles Palmer 8,599 0.23%
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 1,989 0.05%
Majority 23,684 0.64%
Turnout 3,730,277
Democratic gain from Republican

South Carolina[edit]

South Carolina U.S. Senate Election, 1944
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Olin D. Johnston 94,556 92.94%
Republican James B. Gaston 3,807 3.74%
Progressive Democratic Osceola E. McKaine 3,214 3.16% 3.16%
Prohibition B. L. Hendrix 141 0.14%
No party Write-Ins 18 0.00% 0.00%
Majority 90,749 89.20%
Turnout 101,736
Democratic hold Swing

South Dakota[edit]

South Dakota election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chandler Gurney 145,248 63.86%
Democratic George M. Bradshaw 82,199 36.14%
Majority 63,049 27.72%
Turnout 227,447
Republican hold

Utah[edit]

Utah election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elbert D. Thomas (Incumbent) 148,748 59.91%
Republican Adam S. Bennion 99,532 40.09%
Majority 49,216 19.82%
Turnout 248,280
Democratic hold

Vermont[edit]

Senator George Aiken
1944 United States Senate election in Vermont[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Aiken (Incumbent) 81,094 65.80%
Democratic Harry W. Witters 42,136 34.19%
None Scattering 18 0.01%
Majority 38,958 31.61%
Turnout 123,248
Republican hold

Washington[edit]

Washington election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Warren Magnuson 452,013 55.13%
Republican Harry P. Cain 364,356 44.44%
Socialist Ray C. Roberts 1,912 0.23%
Prohibition Josephine B. Sulston 1,598 0.19%
Majority 87,657 10.69%
Turnout 819,879
Democratic hold

Wisconsin[edit]

Wisconsin election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Wiley (Incumbent) 634,513 50.50%
Democratic Howard J. McMurray 537,144 42.75%
Progressive Harry Sauthoff 73,089 5.82%
Socialist Walter H. Uphoff 9,964 0.79%
Socialist Labor Adolf Wiggert 1,664 0.13%
None Scattering 106 0.01%
Majority 97,369 7.75%
Turnout 1,256,480
Republican hold

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Appointee elected

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1944" (PDF). Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - AZ US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1944". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "2 CANDIDATES NAMED BY SOCIALIST LABOR". The New York Times. April 3, 1944.
  4. ^ "NEW PARTY FIXES 400,000-VOTE GOAL FOR ROOSEVELT". The New York Times. May 21, 1944.
  5. ^ "LIBERAL PARTY WINS; Curran Overrules Objections by O'Connor to Petitions". The New York Times. August 26, 1944.
  6. ^ "CURRAN IS NAMED". The New York Times. August 9, 1944.
  7. ^ "DEMOCRATS NAME WAGNER AND DYE". The New York Times. August 9, 1944.
  8. ^ "ROOSEVELT NAMED AT ALP CONVENTION; Wagner, Also Renominated". The New York Times. August 11, 1944.
  9. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved June 17, 2015.