1916 United States Senate election in Ohio

The 1916 United States Senate election in Ohio took place on November 7, 1916. Incumbent Democratic Senator Atlee Pomerene was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican former Governor and Ambassador to France Myron Herrick.

1916 United States Senate election in Ohio

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Nominee Atlee Pomerene Myron Herrick
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 571,488 535,391
Percentage 49.26% 46.15%

U.S. senator before election

Atlee Pomerene
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Atlee Pomerene
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1916 U.S. Senate election in Ohio[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Atlee Pomerene (incumbent) 571,488 49.26%
Republican Myron Herrick 535,391 46.15%
Socialist C. E. Ruthenberg 38,186 3.29%
Prohibition Aaron S. Watkins 12,060 1.04%
Independent Jacob Coxey 2,965 0.26%
Total votes 1,160,091 100.00%
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 1916" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 31 Dec 2020.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - OH US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1916". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 31 Dec 2020.