1916 United States Senate Election in Arizona
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1916 United States Senate Election in Arizona
1916 United States Senate election in Arizona

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  Henry Fountain Ashurst.jpg Joseph Henry Kibbey-left profile.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Henry F. Ashurst Joseph H. Kibbey W. S. Bradford
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Popular vote 29,873 21,261 2,827
Percentage 55.4% 39.4% 5.2%

U.S. senator before election

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

The 1916 United States Senate elections in Arizona took place on November 7, 1916. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Henry F. Ashurst ran for reelection to a second term, defeating Republican former Territorial Governor Joseph H. Kibbey in the general election by a comfortable margin.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph H. Kibbey 4,775 72.00%
Republican William H. Stilwell 1,857 28.00%
Total votes 6,632 100.00

General election

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1916[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Henry F. Ashurst (incumbent) 29,873 55.36%
Republican Joseph H. Kibbey 21,261 39.40%
Socialist W. S. Bradford 2,827 5.24%
Majority 8,612 15.96%
Turnout 53,961
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

See also

References


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