1946 United States Senate special election in Virginia
The 1946 United States Senate special election in Virginia was held on November 5, 1946. Appointed Democratic Senator Thomas G. Burch retired after filling the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Carter Glass. Absalom Willis Robertson defeated Republican Robert H. Woods and was elected to finish Glass's term in office.
|Democratic||Absalom Willis Robertson||169,680||68.15%||-22.93%|
|Republican||Robert H. Woods||72,253||29.02%||+29.02%|
|Socialist||Lawrence S. Wilkes||7,024||2.82%||-3.71%|
- "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1946" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved July 9, 2014.