1950 United States Senate election in North Carolina

The 1950 United States Senate election in North Carolina was held on November 7, 1950. Incumbent Democratic Senator Clyde R. Hoey was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican Halsey B. Leavitt.

1950 United States Senate election in North Carolina

← 1944 November 7, 1950 1954 (special) →
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Nominee Clyde R. Hoey Halsey B. Leavitt
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 376,472 171,804
Percentage 68.67% 31.34%

Senator before election

Clyde R. Hoey
Democratic

Elected Senator

Clyde R. Hoey
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Clyde R. Hoey, incumbent Senator since 1945 (Democratic)
  • Halsey B. Leavitt, insurance executive (Republican)

ResultsEdit

1950 U.S. Senate election in North Carolina[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Clyde R. Hoey (incumbent) 376,472 68.67%  1.58
Republican Halsey B. Leavitt 171,804 31.34%  1.58
Total votes 548,276 100.00%

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 1950" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2 Mar 2021.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - NC US Senate Race - Nov 07, 1950". www.ourcampaigns.com.