1958 United States Senate election in Maryland

The 1958 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 4, 1958.

1958 United States Senate election in Maryland

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Nominee James Glenn Beall Thomas D'Alesandro
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 384,931 367,142
Percentage 51.18% 48.82%

1958 United States Senate election in Maryland results map by county.svg
County results
Beall:      50–60%      60–70%
D'Alesandro:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

James Glenn Beall
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

James Glenn Beall
Republican

Senator James Glenn Beall narrowly defeated Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro for re-election to a second term. Beall's victory came despite a national landslide for Senate Democrats.

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1958 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James Glenn Beall (incumbent) 50,754 91.00%
Republican Henry J. Lague 5,017 9.00%
Total votes 55,771 100.00%

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1958 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas D'Alesandro 125,408 34.71%
Democratic George P. Mahoney 119,796 33.15%
Democratic James Cabell Bruce 53,365 14.77%
Democratic Clarence D. Long 47,290 13.09%
Democratic Alden A. Potter 6,194 1.71%
Democratic William F. Fadler Jr. 4,822 1.33%
Democratic Andrew J. Easter 4,476 1.24%
Total votes 361,351 100.00%

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James Glenn Beall (incumbent) 384,931 51.18%  1.36
Democratic Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr. 367,142 48.82%  1.36
Total votes 752,073 100.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MD US Senate - R Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  2. ^ "MD US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  3. ^ "MD US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 12 August 2019.