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1944 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1944 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 7, 1944. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator James J. Davis sought re-election, but was defeated by Democratic nominee Francis J. Myers.

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1944

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Nominee Francis J. Myers James J. Davis
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,864,622 1,840,938
Percentage 49.99% 49.35%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

James J. Davis

Elected U.S. Senator

Francis J. Myers

Major candidatesEdit




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Francis J. Myers 1,864,622 49.99%
Republican James J. Davis (incumbent) 1,840,938 49.35%
Socialist J. Henry Stump 14,129 0.38%
Prohibition Charles Palmer 8,599 0.23%
Socialist Labor Frank Knotek 1,989 0.05%


  1. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional and Presidential Election of November 7, 1944" (PDF). Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House. Retrieved 8 July 2014.