United States Senate election in Montana, 1928
The 1928 United States Senate election in Montana took place on November 6, 1928. Incumbent United States Senator Burton K. Wheeler, who was first elected to the Senate in 1922, ran for re-election. After successfully defeating several challengers in the Democratic primary, Wheeler advanced to the general election, where he faced Republican nominee Joseph M. Dixon, the former Governor of Montana who had previously served in the United States Senate from 1907 to 1913. Though the election was closer than Wheeler's first election, he still managed to defeat Dixon to win his second term in the Senate.
- Burton K. Wheeler, incumbent United States Senator
- Sam V. Stewart, former Governor of Montana
- Sam W. Teagarden, independent candidate for the United States in 1924
|Democratic||Burton K. Wheeler (inc.)||37,515||75.51|
|Democratic||Sam V. Stewart||10,256||20.64|
|Democratic||Sam W. Teagarden||1,911||3.85|
- Joseph M. Dixon, former Governor of Montana, former United States Senator, former United States Congressman from Montana's at-large congressional district
- Charles H. Williams, former State Senator
- Charles F. Juttner, 1924 Socialist Party nominee for the United States Senate
|Republican||Joseph M. Dixon||38,747||57.30|
|Republican||Charles H. Williams||26,409||39.06|
|Republican||Charles F. Juttner||2,462||3.64|
|Democratic||Burton K. Wheeler (inc.)||103,655||53.20%||-2.36%|
|Republican||Joseph M. Dixon||91,185||46.80%||+3.03%|
- "Report of the Official Canvass of the Vote Cast at the Primary Election Held in the State of Montana, July 17, A. D. 1928". Montana Secretary of State. Retrieved July 2, 2014.
- "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 6, 1928" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved July 4, 2014.