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1924 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

The United States Senate election of 1924 in Massachusetts was held on November 4, 1924 with Republican Frederick H. Gillett defeating incumbent David I. Walsh.

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1924

← 1918 November 4, 1924 1930 →
  Frederick Huntington Gillett.png David Ignatius Walsh.jpg
Nominee Frederick H. Gillett David I. Walsh
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 566,188 547,600
Percentage 50.26% 48.61%

Senator before election

David I. Walsh
Democratic

Elected Senator

Frederick H. Gillett
Republican

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

ResultsEdit

Senator Walsh was unopposed for renomination.

1924 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David I. Walsh 120,915 99.99
Write-in All others 8 0.01
Total votes 120,923 100.00

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

ResultsEdit

1924 Republican U.S. Senate primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederick H. Gillett 145,879 45.33%
Republican Louis A. Coolidge 93,680 29.11%
Republican Frederick W. Dallinger 82,251 25.56%
Write-in All others 16 25.56%
Total votes 321,826 100.00

Independents and third partiesEdit

Workers' PartyEdit

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

General election [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Frederick H. Gillett 566,188 50.26%  5.20
Democratic David I. Walsh 547,600 48.61%  2.05
Workers Party Antoinette F. Konikow 12,716 1.13%  1.13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1924). Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections.
  2. ^ Office of the Secretary of Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1924). Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections.
  3. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=267967