1964 United States Senate election in Connecticut

The United States Senate election of 1964 in Connecticut was held on November 3, 1964. Democratic Thomas J. Dodd was re-elected and served a second term. John Davis Lodge, grandson of Henry Cabot Lodge was defeated by almost 30%.

1964 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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Nominee Thomas J. Dodd John Davis Lodge
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 781,008 426,939
Percentage 64.66% 35.34%

1964 United States Senate election in Connecticut results map by county.svg
County results
Dodd:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Thomas J. Dodd
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Thomas J. Dodd
Democratic

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1964[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas J. Dodd (incumbent) 781,008 64.66%
Republican John Davis Lodge 426,939 35.34%
Majority 354,069 29.32%
Turnout 1,207,947
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - CT US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1964".