1944 United States Senate election in Maryland

The 1944 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 7, 1944. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Millard Tydings was re-elected to a fourth term in office over Republican Blanchard Randall Jr.

1944 United States Senate election in Maryland

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Nominee Millard Tydings Blanchard Randall
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 344,725 213,705
Percentage 61.73% 38.27%

1944 United States Senate election in Maryland results map by county.svg
County results
Randall:      50–60%      60–70%
Tydings:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Millard Tydings
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Millard Tydings
Democratic

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Charles Baden
  • Willis R. Jones
  • Vincent F. Long
  • Stephen Peddicord, candidate for Governor in 1942
  • Millard Tydings, incumbent Senator since 1927

ResultsEdit

1944 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Millard Tydings (inc.) 82,304 78.67%
Democratic Willis R. Jones 16,921 16.17%
Democratic Charles Baden 2,633 2.52%
Democratic Stephen Peddicord 1,519 1.45%
Democratic Vincent F. Long 1,245 1.19%
Total votes 260,310 100.00%

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1944 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Blanchard Randall Jr. 13,573 49.91%
Republican Paul Robertson 9,711 35.71%
Republican Rives Matthews 3,909 14.38%
Total votes 27,193 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

1944 U.S. Senate election in Maryland[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Millard Tydings (inc.) 344,725 61.73%
Republican Blanchard Randall Jr. 213,705 38.27%
Total votes 558,430 100.00%
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Maryland Manual - For United States Senator from Maryland" (PDF). msa.maryland.gov. 206.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - MD US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1944".
  3. ^ "Blanchard Randall , MSA SC 3520-13452".
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - MD US Senate - R Primary Race - May 01, 1944".
  5. ^ "Our Campaigns - MD US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1944".
  6. ^ "Maryland Manual - United States Senator" (PDF). msa.maryland.gov. p. 196.