1920 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1920 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 2, 1920. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Boies Penrose successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating Democratic nominee John A. Farrell.

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1920

← 1914 November 2, 1920 1922 (special) →
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Nominee Boies Penrose John A. Farrell Leah C. Marion
Party Republican Democratic Prohibition
Popular vote 1,067,989 484,362 132,610
Percentage 59.9% 27.2% 7.4%

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County results
Penrose:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Farrell:      40–50%      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Boies Penrose
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Boies Penrose
Republican

Major candidatesEdit

DemocraticEdit

  • John A. Farrell

RepublicanEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Boies Penrose (incumbent) 1,067,989 59.94%  13.18
Democratic John A. Farrell 484,362 27.18%  2.31
Prohibition Leah C. Marion 132,610 7.44%  5.86
Socialist L. Birch Wilson, Jr. 67,316 3.78%  0.37
Labor Robert J. Wheeler 27,401 1.54% N/A
Single Tax Joseph E. Jennings 2,110 0.12% N/A
N/A Others 55 0.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 2, 1920" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014.