1940 United States Senate Election in Mississippi
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1940 United States Senate Election in Mississippi
1940 Democratic Senate primary election in Mississippi

← 1934 August 27, 1946 1946 →
  TheodoreBilbo.jpg Hugh L. White.jpg
Nominee Theodore Bilbo Hugh White
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 91,334 62,641
Percentage 59.32% 40.68%

The 1940 United States Senate election in Mississippi was held on November 6, 1940. Incumbent Senator Theodore Bilbo was re-elected to a second term.

On August 27, Bilbo won the Democratic primary election over Governor Hugh L. White with 59.32% of the vote. Bilbo won the November general election without an opponent.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

1940 United States Senate Democratic primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Theodore Bilbo (incumbent) 91,334 59.32%
Democratic Hugh L. White 62,641 40.68%
Total votes 153,975 100.00%

General election

Results

1940 United States Senate election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Theodore Bilbo (incumbent) 143,333 100.00% Steady
Total votes 143,333 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "MS US Senate - D Primary". Ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "MS US Senate". Ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 2020.

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