1974 United States Senate Election in Arizona
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1974 United States Senate Election in Arizona
1974 United States Senate election in Arizona

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Nominee Barry Goldwater Jonathan Marshall
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 320,396 229,523
Percentage 58.3% 41.7%

1974 United States Senate election in Arizona results map by county.svg
County results
Goldwater:      50-60%      60-70%
Marshall:      50-60%      60-70%

U.S. senator before election

Barry Goldwater
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Barry Goldwater
Republican

The 1974 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater decided to run for reelection to a second consecutive term, after returning to the U.S. Senate in 1968 following his failed Presidential run in 1964 against Lyndon B. Johnson. Goldwater defeated Democratic Party nominee philanthropist Jonathan Marshall in the general election.

Republican primary

Candidates

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jonathan Marshall 79,225 53.6%
Democratic George Oglesby 36,262 24.5%
Democratic William Mathews Feighan 32,449 21.9%
Total votes 147,936 100.0

General election

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1974[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Barry Goldwater (incumbent) 320,396 58.3%
Democratic Jonathan Marshall 229,523 41.7%
Majority 90,873 16.5%
Turnout 549,919
Republican hold Swing

See also

References


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