1946 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1946 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 5, 1946. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joseph F. Guffey sought re-election to another term, but was defeated by Republican nominee Edward Martin.

1946 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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Nominee Edward Martin Joseph F. Guffey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,853,458 1,245,338
Percentage 59.3% 39.8%

U.S. senator before election

Joseph F. Guffey
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Edward Martin
Republican

Major candidatesEdit

DemocraticEdit

RepublicanEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Edward Martin 1,853,458 59.26% +11.90%
Democratic Joseph F. Guffey (inc.) 1,245,338 39.81% -11.98%
Prohibition Dale H. Learn 17,451 0.56% +0.28%
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 11,613 0.37% +0.31%
Totals 3,127,860 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1946" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 9 July 2014.