1914 United States Senate election in Arizona

The 1914 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 3, 1914. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Marcus A. Smith ran for reelection to a second term, defeating Republican State Senator Don Lorenzo Hubbell in the general election by a wide margin. Several third party candidates also ran in the election, notably former Prohibition Party Presidential nominee Eugene W. Chafin, as well as Bert Davis of the Socialist Party and J. Bernard Nelson of the Progressive Party.

1914 United States Senate election in Arizona

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  Marcus Aurelius Smith.jpg Don Lorenzo Hubbell.jpg Eugene Chafin photo.jpg
Nominee Marcus A. Smith Don Lorenzo Hubbell Eugene W. Chafin
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Popular vote 25,800 9,183 7,293
Percentage 53.2% 18.9% 15.0%

 
Nominee Bert Davis J. Bernard Nelson
Party Socialist Progressive
Popular vote 3,582 2,608
Percentage 7.4% 5.4%

U.S. senator before election

Marcus A. Smith
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Marcus A. Smith
Democratic

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcus A. Smith 17,714 64.95%
Democratic Reese M. Ling 9,558 35.05%
Total votes 27,272 100.00

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

General electionEdit

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1914[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Marcus A. Smith (incumbent) 25,800 53.23%
Republican Don Lorenzo Hubbell 9,183 18.95%
Independent Eugene W. Chafin 7,293 15.05%
Socialist Bert Davis 3,582 7.39%
Progressive J. Bernard Nelson 2,608 5.38%
Majority 16,617 34.28%
Turnout 48,466
Democratic hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - AZ US Senate - D Primary Race - Sep 08, 1914".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - AZ US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1914".