1914 United States Senate election in Vermont

The 1914 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 3, 1914. Incumbent Republican William P. Dillingham successfully ran for re-election to another term in the United States Senate, defeating Charles A. Prouty. This was the first United States Senate direct election to take place in Vermont following the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1914

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  William Paul Dillingham.jpg Portrait of Charles A. Prouty.jpg
Nominee William P. Dillingham Charles A. Prouty
Party Republican Progressive
Alliance Democratic
Prohibition
Ind. Republican
Independent
Popular vote 35,137 26,766
Percentage 56.0% 42.6%

U.S. senator before election

William P. Dillingham
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William P. Dillingham
Republican

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1914[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William P. Dillingham (inc.) 35,137 56.0%
Democratic Charles A. Prouty 16,306 26.0%
Progressive Charles A. Prouty 7,339 11.7%
Independent Charles A. Prouty 1,592 2.5%
Prohibition Charles A. Prouty 1,526 26.0%
Republican Charles A. Prouty 3 0.0%
Total Charles A. Prouty 26,766 42.6%
Socialist James Canfield 772 1.2%
N/A Other 20 0.0%
Total votes '62,695' '100.00%'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2015.