1920 United States Senate election in Vermont

The 1920 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 2, 1920. Incumbent Republican William P. Dillingham successfully ran for re-election to another term in the United States Senate, defeating Democratic candidate Howard E. Shaw. Dillingham died in July 1923, vacating the seat until a special election could be held in November 1923.

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1920

← 1914 November 2, 1920 (1920-11-02) 1923 →
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Nominee William P. Dillingham Howard Shaw
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 69,650 19,580
Percentage 78.1% 21.9%

U.S. senator before election

William P. Dillingham
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William P. Dillingham
Republican

Republican primaryEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William P. Dillingham (inc.) 52,666 99.9%
Republican Other 45 0.1%
Total votes 52,711 100.00%

Democratic primaryEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Howard E. Shaw 9,375 99.9%
Democratic Other 12 0.1%
Total votes 9,387 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1920[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William P. Dillingham (inc.) 69,650 78.1%
Democratic Howard E. Shaw 19,580 21.9%
Total votes 89,230 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  2. ^ "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 16 June 2015.