Open main menu

1916 United States Senate election in Arizona

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.

1916 United States Senate election in Arizona

← 1912 November 7, 1916 1922 →
  Henry Fountain Ashurst.jpg Joseph Henry Kibbey-left profile.jpg
Nominee Henry F. Ashurst Joseph H. Kibbey
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 29,873 21,261
Percentage 55.36% 39.40%

U.S. Senator before election

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Henry F. Ashurst
Democratic

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

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 electionEdit

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1916[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Henry F. Ashurst 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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit