1954 United States Senate election in Colorado

The 1954 United States Senate election in Colorado took place on November 2, 1954. Incumbent Democratic Senator Edwin C. Johnson did not run for re-election. Republican Lieutenant Governor Gordon Allott defeated Democratic U.S. Representative John A. Carroll in the race for the open seat.

1954 United States Senate election in Colorado

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  Gordon Allott.jpg JohnACarroll.jpg
Nominee Gordon Allott John A. Carroll
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 248,502 235,686
Percentage 51.32% 48.68%

1954 United States Senate election in Colorado results map by county.svg
County results
Allott:      50–60%      60–70%
Carroll:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Edwin C. Johnson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Gordon Allott
Republican

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1954 U.S. Senate Democratic primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John A. Carroll 82,360 60.19%
Democratic J. Quigg Newton 54,467 39.81%
Total votes 136,827 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gordon Allott 248,502 51.32%  18.96
Democratic John A. Carroll 235,686 48.68%  18.11
Total votes 484,188 100.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Results/Abstract/pdf/1900-1999/1954AbstractBook.pdf
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - CO US Senate Race - Nov 2, 1954". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ Clerk of the United States House of Representatives (1955). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1954" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.