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1956 United States Senate election in Arizona

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The 1956 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 6, 1956. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Hayden ran for reelection to a sixth term, defeating Republican nominee Attorney General of Arizona Ross F. Jones in the general election.

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1956

← 1950 November 6, 1956 1962 →
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Nominee Carl Hayden Ross F. Jones
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 170,816 107,447
Percentage 61.4% 38.6%

U.S. Senator before election

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Carl Hayden
Democratic

Contents

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Carl T. Hayden, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Robert E. Miller, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1938, 1940, 1950

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 99,859 82.37%
Democratic Robert E. Miller 21,370 17,63%
Total votes 121,229 100.00

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • Ross F. Jones, Attorney General of Arizona
  • Albert H. Mackenzie, attorney

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ross F. Jones 31,246 79.32%
Republican Albert H. Mackenzie 8,147 20.68%
Total votes 39,393 100.00

General electionEdit

United States Senate election in Arizona, 1956[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carl T. Hayden 170,816 61.39%
Republican Ross F. Jones 107,447 38.61%
Majority 63,369 22.78%
Turnout 278,263
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit