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1933 United States Senate special election in Virginia

The 1933 United States Senate special election in Virginia was held on November 7, 1933. Byrd had been appointed to fill the vacancy left by Claude A. Swanson after Swanson became the U.S. Secretary of the Navy earlier in the year.

United States Senate special election in Virginia, 1933

← 1928 November 7, 1933 1934 →
  Harry F. Byrd.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Henry A. Wise
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 119,377 44,648
Percentage 71.3% 26.7%

U.S. Senator before election

Harry F. Byrd
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry F. Byrd
Democratic

ResultsEdit

United States Senate special election in Virginia, 1933[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Harry F. Byrd (inc.) 119,377 71.31% -28.53%
Republican Henry A. Wise 44,648 26.67% +26.67%
Independent John M. Daniel 1,543 0.92%
Socialist Elizabeth L. Otey 1,130 0.68% +0.68%
Prohibition Hewman H. Raymond 704 0.42% +0.42%
Majority 74,729 44.64% -55.04%
Turnout 167,402
Democratic hold

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