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1934 United States Senate election in Virginia

The 1934 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 6, 1934. Incumbent Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. was re-elected to his first full term after defeating Independent Hilliard Berstein.

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1934

← 1933 November 6, 1934 1940 →
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Nominee Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Lawrence C. Page
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 109,963 30,289
Percentage 76.0% 20.9%

U.S. Senator before election

Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Democratic

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1934[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (inc.) 109,963 75.96% +4.65%
Republican Lawrence C. Page 30,289 20.92% -5.75%
Independent J. L. Litz 1,503 1.04%
Socialist Herman R. Ansell 1,127 0.78% +0.10%
Independent John G. Bowman 1,046 0.72%
Communist Alexander Wright 431 0.30% +0.30%
Prohibition Hewman H. Raymond 391 0.27% -0.15%
Write-ins 22 0.02% +0.02%
Majority 79,674 55.03% +10.39%
Turnout 144,772
Democratic hold

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