1928 United States Senate election in Maryland

The 1928 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 5, 1928.

1928 United States Senate election in Maryland

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  Governor phillips goldborough of maryland.jpg Sen. Wm. Cabell Bruce of Md. LCCN2016848457 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Phillips Lee Goldsborough William Cabell Bruce
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 256,224 214,447
Percentage 54.05% 45.24%

1928 United States Senate election in Maryland results map by county.svg
County results
Goldsborough:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Bruce:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

William Cabell Bruce
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Phillips Lee Goldsborough
Republican

Incumbent Democratic Senator William Cabell Bruce ran for re-election to a second term in office, but was defeated by Republican former Governor Phillips Lee Goldsborough, who had been a failed candidate for Senate in 1916.

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1928 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Cabell Bruce (inc.) 47,507 88.75%
Democratic William Milnes Maloy 6,020 11.25%
Total votes 53,527 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

1928 U.S. Senate election in Maryland[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Phillips Lee Goldsborough 256,224 54.05%  8.42
Democratic William Cabell Bruce (inc.) 214,447 45.24%  7.37
Socialist William A. Toole 2,026 0.43%  0.38
Labor Robert W. Stevens 1,370 0.29%  0.66
Total votes 474,067 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results" (PDF). msa.maryland.gov. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  2. ^ "MD US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  3. ^ "MD US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  4. ^ "1928 Senatorial General Election Results - Maryland". US Election Atlas. David Leip's Election Atlas. Retrieved 23 April 2022.