1962 United States Senate Election in Maryland
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1962 United States Senate Election in Maryland
1962 United States Senate election in Maryland

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Nominee Daniel Brewster Edward Tylor Miller
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 439,723 269,131
Percentage 62.03% 37.97%

Maryland Senate Election Results by County, 1962.svg
County results
Brewster:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Miller:      50-60%      60-70%

The 1962 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Marshall Butler did not run for re-election to a third term in office. Democratic U.S. Representative Daniel Brewster won the re-election to succeed him easily over Republican U.S. Representative Edward Tylor Miller.

Republican primary

Candidates

  • James P. Gleason, former legislative assistant to Senators Richard Nixon and William F. Knowland
  • Henry J. Laque Jr., perennial candidate
  • Edward Tylor Miller, U.S. Representative from Easton
  • Harry L. Simms, real estate broker[1]

Withdrew

Results

1962 Republican U.S. Senate primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edward Tylor Miller 43,437 48.15%
Republican James P. Gleason 34,523 38.27%
Republican Harry L. Simms 7,689 8.52%
Republican Henry J. Laque, Jr. 4,565 5.06%
Total votes 90,214 100.00%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

1962 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel Brewster 182,272 52.18%
Democratic Blair Lee III 100,915 28.89%
Democratic Elbert M. Byrd, Jr. 32,147 9.20%
Democratic Herbert J. Hoover 19,719 5.65%
Democratic Andrew J. Easter 14,276 4.09%
Total votes 349,329 100.00%

General election

Results

1962 U.S. Senate election in Maryland[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel Brewster 439,723 62.03%
Republican Edward Tylor Miller 269,131 37.97%
Total votes 708,854 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

See also

References


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