1950 United States Senate election in Connecticut

The 1950 United States Senate election in Connecticut was held on November 7, 1950.

1950 United States Senate election in Connecticut

← 1944 November 7, 1950 1952 (special) →
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Nominee Brien McMahon Joseph E. Talbot
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 453,646 409,053
Percentage 51.7% 46.6%

U.S. senator before election

Brien McMahon
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Brien McMahon
Democratic

Incumbent Democratic Senator Brien McMahon was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican former U.S. Representative Joseph E. Talbot.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1950 U.S. Senate election in Connecticut[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brien McMahon (incumbent) 453,646 51.68%
Republican Joseph E. Talbot 409,053 46.60%
Socialist Anthony R. Martino 15,128 1.72%
Total votes 877,827 100.0%
Democratic hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1951). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 1950" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.