1960 United States Senate election in Arkansas

The 1960 United States Senate election in Arkansas took place on November 8, 1960. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John L. McClellan was re-elected to a fourth term in office.

1960 United States Senate election in Arkansas

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Nominee John L. McClellan
Party Democratic
Popular vote 337,036
Percentage 99.88%

U.S. senator before election

John L. McClellan
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

John L. McClellan
Democratic

Because McClellan faced only token in the general election, his victory in the July 26 primary was tantamount to election. McClellan was also unopposed in the primary.

Democratic primaryEdit

The Democratic primary election was held on July 26, 1960.[1]

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1960 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John L. McClellan (incumbent) unopposed

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

1960 U.S. Senate election in Arkansas[2][4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John L. McClellan (incumbent) 377,036 99.88%
Write-in Marvin Fuchs 449 0.12%
Turnout 377,485
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arkansas". Voting Information. Washington, D.C.: Prepared by Office of Armed Forces Information & Education, Department of Defense. January 1960. p. 6. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  2. ^ a b Secretary of State 2018, p. 366.
  3. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 107.
  4. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 82.
  5. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1961). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 8, 1960" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.
  6. ^ "AR US Senate, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 21 August 2021.

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