1952 United States Senate election in Delaware

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1952 United States Senate election in Delaware

← 1946 November 4, 1952 1958 →
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Nominee John J. Williams Alexis I. du Pont Bayard
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 93,020 77,685
Percentage 54.49% 45.51%

U.S. senator before election

John J. Williams
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

John J. Williams
Republican

The 1952 United States Senate election in Delaware took place on November 4, 1952. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John J. Williams was re-elected to a second term in office over Democratic Lieutenant Governor Alexis I. du Pont Bayard, the son of former Senator Thomas F. Bayard, Jr. and descendant of two of Delaware's most powerful families, the du Ponts and the Bayards.

General election[edit]

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1952 U.S. Senate election in Delaware[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John J. Williams (inc.) 93,020 54.49% Decrease0.66
Democratic Alexis I. du Pont Bayard 77,685 45.51% Increase0.66
Total votes 170,705 100.00%
Republican hold

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