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1954 United States Senate election in Virginia

The 1954 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 2, 1954. Democratic incumbent Senator Absalom Willis Robertson defeated Independent Democrat Charles Lewis and Social Democrat Clarke Robb and was re-elected to a second term in office.

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1954

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Nominee Absalom Willis Robertson Charles W. Lewis, Jr. Clarke T. Robb
Party Democratic Independent Democratic Social Democratic
Popular vote 244,844 32,681 28,922
Percentage 79.9% 10.7% 9.4%

U.S. Senator before election

Absalom Willis Robertson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Absalom Willis Robertson
Democratic

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1954[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Absalom Willis Robertson (inc.) 244,844 79.88% +14.14%
Independent Democratic Charles W. Lewis, Jr. 32,681 10.66% +10.66%
Social Democratic Clarke T. Robb 28,922 9.44% +9.02%
Write-ins 63 0.02% +0.02%
Majority 212,163 69.22% +34.18%
Turnout 306,510
Democratic hold

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