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1922 United States Senate Election in Nebraska

1922 United States Senate elections

← 1920 November 7, 1922 1924 →

32 of the 96 seats in the United States Senate
49 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Henry Cabot Lodge c1916.jpg Oscar W. Underwood.jpg
Leader Henry Cabot Lodge[a] Oscar Underwood
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since March 4, 1919 April 27, 1920
Leader's seat Massachusetts Alabama
Seats before 60 36
Seats after 53 42
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 6
Seats up 17 15
Races won 10 21

  Third party
 
Party Farmer-Labor
Seats before 0
Seats after 1
Seat change Increase 1
Seats up Steady
Races won 1

1922 United States Senate elections results map.svg
Results of the elections:
     Democratic gain      Democratic hold
     Republican gain      Republican hold
     Farmer-Labor gain
     No election

The 1922 United States Senate elections were elections that occurred in the middle of Republican President Warren G. Harding's term. With the Republicans divided between conservative and progressive factions, the Democrats gained six net seats from the Republicans while the Farmer-Labor party gained one. The Republicans retained their Senate majority.

Gains and losses

Republicans gained two seats, defeating incumbent Democrats Gilbert M. Hitchcock (Nebraska) and Atlee Pomerene (Ohio).

Democrats took one open seat in Indiana and defeated seven Republican incumbents:

In Minnesota, the Farmer-Labor Party gained its first U.S. Senator, when Henrik Shipstead defeated incumbent Republican Frank B. Kellogg.

Change in composition

Before the elections

At the beginning of 1922.

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21
Ariz.
Ran
D22
Fla.
Ran
D23
Ga. (sp)
Retired
D24
Miss.
Retired
D25
Mo.
Ran
D26
Mont.
Retired
D27
Neb.
Ran
D28
Nev.
Ran
R59
W.Va.
Ran
R60
Wis.
Ran
D36
Wyo.
Ran
D35
Va.
Ran
D34
Utah
Ran
D33
Texas
Ran
D32
Tenn.
Ran
D31
R.I.
Ran
D30
Ohio
Ran
D29
N.M.
Ran
R58
Wash.
Ran
R57
Vt.
Retired
R56
Pa. (sp cl.3)
Ran
R55
Pa. (reg)
Pa. (sp cl.1)
Ran
R54
N.D.
Ran
R53
N.Y.
Ran
R52
N.J.
Ran
R51
Minn.
Ran
R50
Mich.
Ran
R49
Mass.
Ran
Majority ->
R39 R40 R41 R42
Calif.
Ran
R43
Conn.
Ran
R44
Del. (reg)
Del. (sp)
Ran
R45
Ind.
Ran
R46
Iowa (sp)
Retired
R47
Maine
Ran
R48
Md.
Ran
R38 R37 R36 R35 R34 R33 R32 R31 R30 R29
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25 R26 R27 R28
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8

After the elections

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
D18 D17 D16 D15 D14 D13 D12 D11 D10 D9
D19 D20 D21
Ariz.
Re-elected
D22
Del. (sp)
Gain[b]
Del. (reg)
Re-elected
D23
Fla.
Re-elected
D24
Ga. (sp)
Hold
D25
Ind.
Gain
D26
Md.
Gain
D27
Mich.
Gain
D28
Miss.
Hold
D38
Utah
Re-elected
D37
Texas
Hold
D36
Tenn.
Re-elected
D35
R.I.
Re-elected
D34
N.Y.
Re-elected
D33
N.M.
Re-elected
D32
N.J.
Gain
D31
Nev.
Hold
D30
Mont.
Hold
D29
Mo.
Re-elected
D39
Va.
Re-elected
D40
Wash.
Gain
D41
W.Va.
Gain
D42
Wyo.
Re-elected
FL1
Minn.
Gain
R53
Wis.
Re-elected
R52
Vt.
Hold
R51
Ohio
Gain
R50
Pa. (sp cl.3)
Elected[c]
R49
Pa. (sp cl.1)
Elected[c]
Pa. (reg)
Re-elected
Majority ->
R39 R40 R41 R42
Calif.
Re-elected
R43
Conn.
Re-elected
R44
Iowa (sp)
Hold
R45
Maine
Re-elected
R46
Mass.
Re-elected
R47
Neb.
Gain
R48
N.D.
Hold
R38 R37 R36 R35 R34 R33 R32 R31 R30 R29
R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25 R26 R27 R28
R18 R17 R16 R15 R14 R13 R12 R11 R10 R9
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8

Race summaries

Special elections during the 67th Congress

In these special elections, the winners were seated during 1922; ordered by election date.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Delaware
(Class 1)
T. Coleman du Pont Republican 1921 (Appointed) Interim appointee lost election.
New senator elected November 7, 1922.
Democratic gain.
Winner also elected to the next term, see below.
Georgia
(Class 3)
Rebecca Latimer Felton Democratic 1922 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected November 7, 1922.
Democratic hold.
Iowa
(Class 2)
Charles A. Rawson Republican 1922 (Appointed) Interim appointee retired.
New senator elected November 7, 1922.
Republican hold.
Pennsylvania
(Class 1)
David A. Reed Republican 1922 (Appointed) Interim appointee elected November 7, 1922.
Winner also elected to the next term, see below.
Pennsylvania
(Class 3)
George W. Pepper Republican 1922 (Appointed) Interim appointee elected November 7, 1922.

Elections leading to the 68th Congress

In these general elections, the winners were elected for the term beginning March 4, 1923; ordered by state.

All of the elections involved the Class 1 seats.

State Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Arizona Henry F. Ashurst Democratic 1912
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
California Hiram W. Johnson Republican 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
Connecticut George P. McLean Republican 1911
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
Delaware T. Coleman du Pont Republican 1921 (Appointed) Interim appointee lost election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Florida Park Trammell Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
Indiana Harry S. New Republican 1916 Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Maine Frederick Hale Republican 1916 Incumbent re-elected September 11, 1922.
Maryland Joseph I. France Republican 1916 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Massachusetts Henry Cabot Lodge Republican 1893
1899
1905
1911
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan Charles E. Townsend Republican 1911
1916
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Minnesota Frank B. Kellogg Republican 1916 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Farmer-Labor gain.
Mississippi John S. Williams Democratic 1908 (Early)
1916
Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Missouri James A. Reed Democratic 1911
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
Montana Henry L. Myers Democratic 1911
1916
Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Nebraska Gilbert M. Hitchcock Democratic 1911
1916
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Nevada Key Pittman Democratic 1913 (Special)
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
New Jersey Joseph S. Frelinghuysen Republican 1916 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
New Mexico Andrieus A. Jones Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
New York William M. Calder Republican 1916 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
North Dakota Porter J. McCumber Republican 1899
1905
1911
1916
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Ohio Atlee Pomerene Democratic 1911
1916
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Republican gain.
Pennsylvania David A. Reed Republican 1922 (Appointed) Interim appointee elected.
Winner was also elected to finish the current term, see above.
Rhode Island Peter G. Gerry Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
Tennessee Kenneth D. McKellar Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas Charles A. Culberson Democratic 1899
1905
1911
1916
Incumbent lost renomination.
New senator elected.
Democratic hold.
Utah William H. King Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.
Vermont Caroll S. Page Republican 1908 (Special)
1910
1916
Incumbent retired.
New senator elected.
Republican hold.
Virginia Claude A. Swanson Democratic 1910 (Appointed)
1911 (Appointed)
1912 (Special)
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
Washington Miles Poindexter Republican 1910
1916
Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
West Virginia Howard Sutherland Republican 1916 Incumbent lost re-election.
New senator elected.
Democratic gain.
Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette Republican 1905
1911
1916
Incumbent re-elected.
Wyoming John B. Kendrick Democratic 1916 Incumbent re-elected.

Arizona

1922 United States Senate election in Arizona

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  Henry Fountain Ashurst.jpg James Harvey McClintock.jpg
Nominee Henry Fountain Ashurst James H. McClintock
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 39,722 21,358
Percentage 65.03% 34.97%

U.S. senator before election

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Arizona[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry F. Ashurst (Incumbent) 39,722 65.03%
Republican James H. McClintock 21,358 34.97%
Majority 13,864 30.06%
Turnout 61,080
Democratic hold

California

California election

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  Hiram Johnson 2.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Hiram Johnson William J. Pearson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 564,422 215,748
Percentage 62.17% 23.76%

  No image.svg Upton Sinclair LCCN2014686178 cropped2.tif
Nominee H. Clay Needham Upton Sinclair
Party Independent Socialist
Popular vote 70,748 56,982
Percentage 7.79% 6.28%

U.S. senator before election

Hiram Johnson
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Hiram Johnson
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in California [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hiram Johnson (Incumbent) 564,422 62.17%
Democratic William J. Pearson 215,748 23.76%
Independent H. Clay Needham 70,748 7.79%
Socialist Upton Sinclair 56,982 6.28%
Majority 348,674 38.41%
Turnout 907,900
Republican hold

Connecticut

Connecticut election

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  McLEAN, GEORGE P. HONORABLE LCCN2016857991 (cropped).jpg Tjspellacy loc baincollection.jpg
Nominee George P. McLean Thomas J. Spellacy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 169,524 147,276
Percentage 52.49% 45.60%

U.S. senator before election

George P. McLean
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

George P. McLean
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in Connecticut[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George P. McLean (Incumbent) 169,524 52.49%
Democratic Thomas J. Spellacy 147,276 45.60%
Socialist Isadore Polsky 6,161 1.91%
Majority 22,248 6.89%
Turnout 322,961
Republican hold

Delaware

There were 2 elections in Delaware.

Delaware (Special)

Delaware special election

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  BAYARD, THOMAS F. SENATOR LCCN2016861393 (cropped).jpg Thomas du Pont.jpg
Nominee Thomas F. Bayard Jr. T. Coleman du Pont
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 36,954 36,894
Percentage 49.65% 49.57%

1922 United States Senate special election in Delaware[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas F. Bayard Jr. 36,954 49.65%
Republican T. Coleman du Pont (Incumbent) 36,894 49.57%
Forward Frank Stephens 581 0.78%
Majority 60 0.08%
Turnout 74,429
Democratic gain from Republican

Delaware (Regular)

Delaware regular election

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  BAYARD, THOMAS F. SENATOR LCCN2016861393 (cropped).jpg Thomas du Pont.jpg
Nominee Thomas F. Bayard Jr. T. Coleman du Pont
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 37,304 36,979
Percentage 49.81% 49.38%

1922 United States Senate election in Delaware[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas F. Bayard Jr. 37,304 49.81%
Republican T. Coleman du Pont (Incumbent) 36,979 49.38%
Forward Frank Stephens 608 0.81%
Majority 325 0.43%
Turnout 74,891
Democratic gain from Republican

Florida

Florida election

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  Park Trammell.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Park Trammell W. C. Lawson
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 45,707 6,074
Percentage 88.27% 11.73%

U.S. senator before election

Park Trammell
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Park Trammell
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Florida[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Park Trammell (Incumbent) 45,707 88.27%
Independent Republican W. C. Lawson 6,074 11.73%
Majority 39,733 76.54%
Turnout 51,781
Democratic hold

Georgia (Special)

Georgia election

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  Sen. Walter F. George of Georgia, (11-20-22) LOC npcc.07367 (cropped).jpg Senator Thomas Hardwick.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Walter F. George Thomas W. Hardwick Seaborn Wright
Party Democratic Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 60,436 36,328 12,820
Percentage 54.64% 32.85% 11.59%

1922 United States Senate special Democratic primary in Georgia[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter F. George 60,436 54.64%
Democratic Thomas W. Hardwick 36,328 32.85%
Democratic Seaborn Wright 12,820 11.59%
Democratic John R. Cooper 1,018 0.92%
Majority 24,108 21.79%
Turnout 110,602
Democratic hold

Indiana

Indiana election

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  Sen. Sam'l M. Ralston, 12-22-23 LCCN2016848472 (cropped).jpg Albert J. Beveridge cph.3b04505.jpg
Nominee Samuel M. Ralston Albert J. Beveridge
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 558,169 524,558
Percentage 51.55% 48.45%

1922 United States Senate election in Indiana[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Samuel M. Ralston 558,169 51.55%
Republican Albert J. Beveridge 524,558 48.45%
Majority 33,611 3.10%
Turnout 1,082,727
Democratic gain from Republican

Iowa (Special)

Iowa special election

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1924 →
  Sen. Smith W. Brookhart, (3-3-24) LOC npcc.10686 (cropped).jpg Clyde Herring (cropped).jpg
Nominee Smith W. Brookhart Clyde L. Herring
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 389,751 227,833
Percentage 63.11% 36.89%

1922 United States Senate special election in Iowa[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Smith W. Brookhart 389,751 63.11%
Democratic Clyde L. Herring 227,833 36.89%
Majority 161,918 27.22%
Turnout 617,584
Republican hold

Maine

Maine election

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  Frederickhale.jpg Oakley curtis.jpg
Nominee Frederick Hale Oakley C. Curtis
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 101,026 74,660
Percentage 57.50% 42.50%

U.S. senator before election

Frederick Hale
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Frederick Hale
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in Maine[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederick Hale (Incumbent) 101,026 57.50%
Democratic Oakley C. Curtis 74,660 42.50%
Majority 26,366 15.00%
Turnout 175,686
Republican hold

Maryland

Maryland election

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  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%

1922 United States Senate election in Maryland[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Cabell Bruce 160,947 52.61%
Republican Joseph I. France (Incumbent) 139,581 45.63%
Labor Robert E. Long 2,909 0.95%
Socialist James L. Smiley 2,479 0.81%
Majority 21,366 6.98%
Turnout 305,916
Democratic gain from Republican

Massachusetts

Massachusetts election

  Henry Cabot Lodge c1916.jpg William A. Gaston (1859-1927) (3571724417) (1).jpg
Nominee Henry Cabot Lodge William A. Gaston
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 414,130 406,776
Percentage 47.59% 46.67%

1922 United States Senate election in Massachusetts results map by municipality.svg
Municipal results

Senator before election

Henry Cabot Lodge
Republican

Elected Senator

Henry Cabot Lodge
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Massachusetts[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Cabot Lodge (Incumbent) 414,130 47.59%
Democratic William A. Gaston 406,776 46.75%
Prohibition John A. Nichols 24,866 2.86%
Socialist John Weaver Sherman 11,678 1.34%
Independent Washington Cook 7,836 0.90%
Progressive William E. Weeks 4,862 0.56%
Majority 7,354 0.84%
Turnout 870,148
Republican hold

Michigan

Michigan election

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  WoodbridgeFerris.jpg Senator Chas. E. Townsend, Mich. LCCN2016845482 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Woodbridge N. Ferris Charles E. Townsend
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 294,932 281,843
Percentage 50.59% 48.35%

1922 United States Senate election in Michigan[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Woodbridge N. Ferris 294,932 50.59%
Republican Charles E. Townsend (Incumbent) 281,843 48.35%
Socialist William L. Krieghoff 4,249 0.73%
Prohibition Frank E. Titus 1,936 0.33%
Majority 13,089 2.24%
Turnout 582,960
Democratic hold

Minnesota

Minnesota election

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  Hshipstead.jpg FrankKellogg.jpg Anna Dickie Olesen.jpg
Nominee Henrik Shipstead Frank B. Kellogg Anna D. Olesen
Party Farmer-Labor Republican Democratic
Popular vote 325,372 241,833 123,624
Percentage 47.10% 35.01% 17.89%

1922 United States Senate election in Minnesota results map by county.svg
County results

1922 United States Senate election in Minnesota[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Farmer-Labor Henrik Shipstead 325,372 47.10%
Republican Frank B. Kellogg (Incumbent) 241,833 35.01%
Democratic Anna Dickie Olesen 123,624 17.90%
Majority 83,539 12.09%
Turnout 690,829
Farmer-Labor gain from Republican

Mississippi

Mississippi election

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  STEPHENS, HUBERT. HONORABLE LCCN2016862353 (cropped).jpg Senator Vardaman.jpg
Nominee Hubert D. Stephens James K. Vardaman
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 95,351 86,853
Percentage 52.33% 47.67%

1922 United States Senate election in Mississippi[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hubert D. Stephens 63,639 92.84%
Republican John C. Cook 3,632 5.30%
Socialist Sumner W. Rose 1,273 1.86%
Majority 60007 87.54%
Turnout 68544
Democratic hold

Missouri

Missouri election

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  James A. Reed cph.3b20301.jpg No image.svg
Nominee James A. Reed R. R. Brewster
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 506,264 462,009
Percentage 51.85% 47.32%

U.S. senator before election

James A. Reed
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

James A. Reed
Democratic

1922 Missouri United States Senate election[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James A. Reed (Incumbent) 506,264 51.85%
Republican R. R. Brewster 462,009 47.32%
Socialist W. M. Brandt 7,119 0.73%
Socialist Labor William Wesley Cox 970 0.10%
Majority 44,255 4.53%
Turnout 976,362
Democratic hold

Montana

Montana election

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  BurtonKWheeler.jpg CarlWRiddick.jpg
Nominee Burton K. Wheeler Carl W. Riddick
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 88,205 69,494
Percentage 55.56% 43.77%

U.S. senator before election

Henry L. Myers
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Burton K. Wheeler
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Montana[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Burton K. Wheeler (Incumbent) 88,205 55.57%
Republican Carl W. Riddick 69,464 43.76%
Socialist George H. Ambrose 1,068 0.67%
Majority 18,741 11.81%
Turnout 158,737
Democratic hold

Nebraska

Nebraska election

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  Robt. B. Howell LCCN2014715408 (cropped).jpg HITCHCOCK, G.M. HONORABLE LCCN2016857525 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Robert B. Howell Gilbert Hitchcock
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 220,350 148,265
Percentage 56.84% 38.24%

1922 United States Senate election in Nebraska[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert B. Howell 220,350 56.84%
Democratic Gilbert Hitchcock (Incumbent) 148,265 38.24%
Progressive[3] James L. Beebe 19,076 4.92%
Majority 72,085 18.60%
Turnout 387,691
Republican gain from Democratic

Nevada

Nevada election

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  PITTMAN, KEY. SENATOR LCCN2016858404 (cropped).jpg No image.svg
Nominee Key Pittman Charles S. Chandler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 18,200 10,671
Percentage 63.04% 36.96%

U.S. senator before election

Key Pittman
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Key Pittman
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Nevada[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Key Pittman (Incumbent) 18,200 63.04%
Republican Charles S. Chandler 10,671 36.96%
Majority 7,529 26.08%
Turnout 28,871
Democratic hold

New Jersey

New Jersey election

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  Edward Irving Edwards in 1920.jpg Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen Sr.jpg
Nominee Edward I. Edwards Joseph S. Frelinghuysen Sr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 451,832 362,699
Percentage 55.47% 44.53%

1922 United States Senate election in New Jersey[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward I. Edwards 451,832 55.47%
Republican Joseph S. Frelinghuysen Sr. (Incumbent) 362,699 44.53%
Majority 89,133 10.94%
Turnout 814,531
Democratic gain from Republican

New Mexico

New Mexico election

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  Andrieusajones.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Andrieus A. Jones Stephen B. Davis Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 60,969 48,721
Percentage 55.58% 44.42%

1922 United States Senate election in New Mexico[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrieus A. Jones (Incumbent) 60,969 55.58%
Republican Stephen B. Davis, Jr. 48,721 44.42%
Majority 12,248 11.16%
Turnout 109,690
Democratic hold

New York

New York election

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  Copeland.jpg Sen. Wm. M. Calder of N.Y., 4-11-17 LCCN2016844707 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Royal S. Copeland William M. Calder
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,276,667 995,421
Percentage 52.60% 41.01%

Senator before election

William M. Calder
Republican

Elected Senator

Royal S. Copeland
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in New York[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Royal S. Copeland 1,276,667 52.60%
Republican William M. Calder (Incumbent) 995,421 41.01%
Socialist Algernon Lee 117,928 4.86%
Prohibition Coleridge A. Hart 32,124 1.32%
Socialist Labor Henry Kuhn 4,993 0.21%
Majority 281,246 11.59%
Turnout 2,427,133
Democratic gain from Republican

North Dakota

North Dakota election

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  Sen. Lynn J. Frazier of N.D., 9-27-23 LOC npcc.09562 (cropped).jpg O'connor jft.jpg
Nominee Lynn Frazier James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 101,312 92,464
Percentage 52.28% 47.72%

U.S. senator before election

Porter J. McCumber
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Lynn Frazier
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in North Dakota[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynn Frazier 101,312 52.28%
Democratic James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor 92,464 47.72%
Majority 8,848 4.56%
Turnout 193,776
Republican hold

Ohio

Ohio election

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  Simeon D. Fess cph.3a38813.jpg AtleePomereneBakerPortrait1.jpg
Nominee Simeon D. Fess Atlee Pomerene
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 794,159 744,558
Percentage 50.90% 47.72%

U.S. senator before election

Atlee Pomerene
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Simeon D. Fess
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in Ohio[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Simeon D. Fess 794,159 50.90%
Democratic Atlee Pomerene (Incumbent) 744,558 47.72%
Independent Virginia D. Green 21,514 1.38%
Majority 49,601 3.18%
Turnout 1,560,231
Republican gain from Democratic

Pennsylvania

There were 3 elections in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania (Special, Class 1)

One-term Republican Philander C. Knox died October 12, 1921 and Republican state senator William E. Crow was appointed October 24, 1921 to continue the term, pending a special election. Crow then died August 2, 1922 and Republican attorney David A. Reed was appointed, also to continue the term, pending a special election. Reed won that election as well as the election to the next term.

Pennsylvania special election

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Nominee David A. Reed Rachel C. Robinson William J. Van Essen
Party Republican Prohibition Socialist
Popular vote 860,483 60,390 55,703
Percentage 86.15% 6.05% 5.58%

U.S. senator before election

David A. Reed
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

David A. Reed
Republican

1922 United States Senate special election in Pennsylvania (Class 1)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David A. Reed (Incumbent) 860,483 86.15%
Prohibition Rachel C. Robinson 60,390 6.05%
Socialist William J. Van Essen 55,703 5.58%
Single Tax Thomas J. Davis 21,997 2.20%
None Scattering 287 0.03%
Majority 800,093 80.10%
Turnout 998,860
Republican hold

Pennsylvania (Regular)

Pennsylvania election

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Nominee David A. Reed Samuel L. Schull William J. Burke
Party Republican Democratic Progressive
Popular vote 802,146 434,583 127,180
Percentage 55.61% 30.13% 8.82%

U.S. senator before election

David A. Reed
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

David A. Reed
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David A. Reed (Incumbent) 802,146 55.61%
Democratic Samuel L. Schull 434,583 30.13%
Progressive William J. Burke 127,180 8.82%
Prohibition Rachel C. Robinson 41,935 2.91%
Socialist Charles Sehl 33,004 2.29%
Single Tax Charles J. Schoales 3,596 0.25%
None Scattering 41 0.00%
Majority 367563 25.48%
Turnout 1442485
Republican hold

Reed would serve until 1935.

Pennsylvania (Special, Class 3)

Five-term Republican Boies Penrose died December 31, 1921 and Republican attorney George W. Pepper was appointed January 9, 1922 to continue the term, pending a special election, which he then won.

Pennsylvania special election

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Nominee George W. Pepper Fred B. Kerr
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 819,507 468,330
Percentage 57.60% 32.91%

U.S. senator before election

George W. Pepper
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

George W. Pepper
Republican

1922 United States Senate special election in Pennsylvania (Class 3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George W. Pepper (Incumbent) 819,507 57.60%
Democratic Fred B. Kerr 468,330 32.91%
Progressive Earl W. Thompson 57,075 4.01%
Socialist William J. Van Essen 38,440 2.70%
Prohibition Frank G. Lewis 34,089 2.40%
Single Tax James A. Robinson 5,356 0.38%
Majority 351,177 24.69%
Turnout 1422856
Republican hold

Pepper would only serve out that term, losing renomination in 1926.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island election

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Nominee Peter G. Gerry Robert Livingston Beeckman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 82,889 68,930
Percentage 52.17% 43.38%

U.S. senator before election

Peter G. Gerry
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Peter G. Gerry
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Rhode Island[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter G. Gerry (Incumbent) 82,889 52.17%
Republican Robert Livingston Beeckman 68,930 43.38%
Socialist Labor James Matthews 6,102 3.84%
Law and Order James I. Bartholomew 968 0.61%
Majority 13,959 8.79%
Turnout 158,889
Democratic hold

Tennessee

Tennessee election

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Nominee Kenneth D. McKellar Newell Sanders
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 151,523 71,200
Percentage 68.03% 31.97%

1922 United States Senate election in Tennessee[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kenneth D. McKellar (Incumbent) 151,523 68.03%
Republican Newell Sanders 71,200 31.97%
Majority 80,323 36.06%
Turnout 222723
Democratic hold

Texas

Texas election

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Nominee Earle Bradford Mayfield George Peddy
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 264,260 130,744
Percentage 66.90% 33.10%

1922 United States Senate election in Texas[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earle Bradford Mayfield 264,260 66.90%
Republican George E. B. Peddy 130,744 33.10%
Majority 133,516 33.80%
Turnout 395,004
Democratic hold

Utah

Utah election

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Nominee William H. King Ernest Bamberger
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 58,749 58,188
Percentage 48.63% 48.16%

U.S. senator before election

William H. King
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

William H. King
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Utah[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William H. King (Incumbent) 58,749 48.63%
Republican Ernest Bamberger 58,188 48.16%
Socialist Charles T. Stoney 3,875 3.21%
Majority 561 0.47%
Turnout 120,812
Democratic hold

Vermont

Vermont election

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Nominee Frank L. Greene William Mayo
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 47,669 21,375
Percentage 69.0% 31.0%

U.S. senator before election

Carroll S. Page
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Frank L. Greene
Republican

1922 United States Senate election in Vermont[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank L. Greene 47,669 69.04%
Democratic William B. Mayo 21,375 30.96%
Majority 26,294 38.08%
Turnout 69,044
Republican hold

Virginia

Virginia election

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Nominee Claude A. Swanson J. W. McGavock
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 116,393 42,903
Percentage 71.9% 26.5%

1922 United States Senate election in Virginia[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Claude A. Swanson (inc.) 116,393 71.88%
Republican J. .W McGavock 42,903 26.50%
Independent Matt N. Lewis 2,627 1.62%
Majority 73,490 45.38%
Turnout 161,923
Democratic hold

Washington

Washington election

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Nominee Clarence Dill Miles Poindexter James A. Duncan
Party Democratic Republican Farmer-Labor
Popular vote 130,347 126,410 35,326
Percentage 44.27% 42.93% 12.00%

U.S. senator before election

Miles Poindexter
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Clarence Dill
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Washington[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clarence Dill 130,347 44.27%
Republican Miles Poindexter (Incumbent) 126,410 42.93%
Farmer-Labor James A. Duncan 35,326 12.00%
Socialist Labor David Burgess 1,904 0.65%
Workers Frans Bostrom 482 0.16%
Majority 3,937 1.34%
Turnout 294,469
Democratic gain from Republican

West Virginia

West Virginia election

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Nominee Matthew M. Neely Howard Sutherland
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 198,853 185,046
Percentage 51.15% 47.59%

1922 United States Senate election in West Virginia[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew M. Neely 198,853 51.15%
Republican Howard Sutherland (Incumbent) 185,046 47.59%
Socialist M. S. Holt 4,895 1.26%
Majority 13,807 3.56%
Turnout 388,794
Democratic gain from Republican

Wisconsin

Wisconsin election

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  LaFOLLETTE, ROBERT. SENATOR LCCN2016862097 (cropped).jpg Jessie Jack Hooper (cropped).jpg
Nominee Robert M. La Follette Jr. Jessie Jack Hooper
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 379,494 78,029
Percentage 80.67% 16.59%

1922 United States Senate election in Wisconsin[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert M. La Follette Jr. (Incumbent) 379,494 80.67%
Independent Jessie Jack Hooper 78,029 16.59%
Prohibition Adolph R. Buckman 11,254 2.39%
Independent Richard Koeppel 1,656 0.35%
Majority 301,465 64.08%
Turnout 470,433
Republican hold

Wyoming

Wyoming election

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Nominee John B. Kendrick Frank Wheeler Mondell
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 35,734 26,627
Percentage 56.74% 42.28%

U.S. senator before election

John B. Kendrick
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

John B. Kendrick
Democratic

1922 United States Senate election in Wyoming[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John B. Kendrick (Incumbent) 35,734 56.74%
Republican Frank Wheeler Mondell 26,627 42.28%
Socialist W. B. Guthrie 612 0.97%
Majority 9,107 14.46%
Turnout 62,973
Democratic hold

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c as Republican Conference Chairman and unofficial majority leader
  2. ^ Appointee defeated
  3. ^ a b Appointee elected

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - ND US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1922". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ 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 af ag ah ai aj ak "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1922" (PDF). Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Sample Ballot, General Election". The Frontier. November 2, 1922. p. 7.

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