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United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1940

The United States Senate election of 1940 in Connecticut was held on November 5, 1940. Democratic Party (US) candidate Francis T. Maloney was re-elected but died five years after his election.

United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1940

← 1934 November 5, 1940 1946 →

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Nominee Francis T. Maloney Paul L. Cornell
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 416,740 358,313
Percentage 53.15% 45.70%

U.S. Senator before election

Francis T. Maloney
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Francis T. Maloney
Democratic

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1940[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Francis T. Maloney 416,740 53.15%
Republican Paul L. Cornell 358,313 45.70%
Socialist Kenneth W. Thurlow 6,557 0.84%
Socialist Labor James A. Hutchin 1,343 0,17%
Communist Isadore Wofsy 1,114 0,14%
Majority 58,427 12.45%
Turnout 784,067
Democratic hold

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