1926 United States Senate election in Maryland

The 1926 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 2, 1926. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Ovington Weller ran for re-election to a second term in office, but was beaten badly by Democratic U.S. Representative Millard Tydings of Havre de Grace.

1926 United States Senate election in Maryland

← 1920 November 2, 1926 1932 →
  Millardetydings.jpg Ovington Weller, photo portrait, facing left.jpg
Nominee Millard Tydings Ovington Weller
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 195,410 140,695
Percentage 57.51% 41.41%

1926 United States Senate election in Maryland results map by county.svg
County results
Weller:      50–60%      60–70%
Tydings:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Ovington Weller
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Millard Tydings
Democratic

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1926 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ovington Weller (inc.) 39,760 52.01%
Republican John Philip Hill 36,687 47.99%
Total votes 76,447 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

1926 U.S. Senate election in Maryland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Millard Tydings 195,410 57.51%
Republican Ovington Weller (inc.) 140,695 41.41%
Socialist William A. Toole 3,659 1.08%
Total votes 339,764 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archives of Maryland, Volume 0137, Page 0245 - Maryland Manual, 1926". msa.maryland.gov.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - MD US Senate - R Primary Race - Sep 14, 1926". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - MD US Senate Race - Nov 02, 1926". www.ourcampaigns.com.