United States Senate Election in Nebraska, 1936
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United States Senate Election in Nebraska, 1936
United States Senate election in Nebraska, 1936

← 1930 November 3, 1936 1942 →
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Nominee George Norris Robert Simmons Terry Carpenter
Party Independent Republican Democratic
Popular vote 258,700 223,276 108,391
Percentage 43.82% 37.82% 18.36%

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Results by county

Norris:      30-39%      40-49%      50-59%      60-69%

Simmons:      30-39%      40-49%      50-59%

Carpenter:      30-39%      40-49%      50-59%      60-69%

The 1936 United States Senate election in Nebraska was held on November 3, 1936.

Incumbent Independent U.S. Senator George W. Norris was re-elected to a fifth consecutive term. Norris had left the Republican Party earlier that year over dissatisfaction with serving in the minority.

Major candidates

Democratic

  • Terry Carpenter, former U.S. Representative from Nebraska's 5th district, Democratic candidate for Governor in 1934
  • George Hall
  • Emil Placek, candidate for U.S. Representative in 1924
  • James Quigley

Primary Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Terry Carpenter 41,212 31.33%
Democratic James E. Quigley 36,882 28.04%
Democratic George Hall 25,183 19.15%
Democratic Emil Placek 25,173 19.14%
Democratic George W. Norris (incumbent) (write-in) 3,088 2.35%

Republican

  • Lloyd C. Constable
  • Cleon Dech
  • Harry O. Palmer, candidate for Governor in 1930
  • Robert Simmons, former U.S. Representative from Nebraska's 6th district and candidate for Senate in 1934

Primary Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Simmons 82,048 71.18%
Republican Harry O. Palmer 22,687 19.68%
Republican Lloyd C. Constable 5,959 5.17%
Republican Cleon Dech 3,200 2.78%
Republican George W. Norris (incumbent) (write-in) 1,376 1.19%

Independents

Results

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent George W. Norris 258,700 43.82%
Republican Robert Simmons 223,276 37.82%
Democratic Terry Carpenter 108,391 18.36%

See also

References

  1. ^ "NE US Senate - D Primary, 1936". OurCampaigns.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "NE US Senate - R Primary, 1936". OurCampaigns.com. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "NE US Senate, 1936". OurCampaigns.com. Retrieved 2018.

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